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The 2000 Census showed that Langlade County had a population of 20,740 people. This represented 0.39% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 50th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Langlade had a population of 20,008 people. This is a decrease of 3.53% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201019,977-3.68%-0.15% since 2009
200920,008-3.53%-0.8% since 2008
200820,169-2.75%-0.66% since 2007
200720,303-2.11%-0.35% since 2006
200620,375-1.76%-0.22% since 2005
200520,419-1.55%-1.13% since 2004
200320,641-0.48%-0.39% since 2002
200220,721-0.09%-0.48% since 2001
200120,820+0.39%+0.39% since 2000
200020,740The Last Census

Langlade County had 11,187 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Langlade County has a total area<3> of 887 square miles [2,299 km²]. Of this total, 872 square miles [2,260 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (1.71%) being water (15.2 square miles [39.38 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Langlade County had a population density of 23.77 people per square mile [9.18 people/km²], making it the state's 58th most densely populated county (out of 72 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Langlade County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Langlade and the state of Wisconsin.

Click here for the Langlade County QuickFact (QF-55067).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Langlade County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Langlade County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
ForestQF-55041   NE9,60510,024-4.18%
LincolnQF-55069   W29,40429,641-0.8%
MarathonQF-55073   SW131,612125,8344.59%
MenomineeQF-55078   SE4,5134,562-1.07%
OcontoQF-55083   E37,14935,6344.25%
OneidaQF-55085   NW35,93036,776-2.3%
ShawanoQF-55115   SE41,16640,6641.23%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Langlade. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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