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The 2000 Census showed that Sheboygan County had a population of 112,646 people. This represented 2.1% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 12th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Sheboygan had a population of 114,560 people. This is an increase of 1.7% 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010115,507+2.54%+0.83% since 2009
2009114,560+1.7% 
2008114,458+1.61%+0.3% since 2007
2007114,113+1.3%+0.25% since 2006
2006113,830+1.05%+0.16% since 2005
2005113,650+0.89%+0.38% since 2004
2004113,223+0.51%+0.24% since 2003
2003112,956+0.28% 
2002112,964+0.28% 
2001112,878+0.21%+0.21% since 2000
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2000112,646The Last Census

Sheboygan County had 45,947 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Sheboygan County has a total area<3> of 1,270 square miles [3,291 km²]. Of this total, 513 square miles [1,330 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (59.6%) being water (757 square miles [1,961 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Sheboygan County had a population density of 219.3 people per square mile [84.7 people/km²], making it the state's 12th 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 Sheboygan County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Sheboygan and the state of Wisconsin.

Click here for the Sheboygan County QuickFact (QF-55117).

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population
SheboyganQF-557297547,78250,792-5.93%
PlymouthQF-55637008,3027,7816.7%
Sheboygan FallsQF-55730257,8006,77215.18%
SheboyganQF-55730007,6035,87429.43%

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

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
CalumetQF-55015   NW44,73940,63110.11%
Fond du LacQF-55039   W100,07097,2962.85%
ManitowocQF-55071   N80,58382,887-2.78%
OzaukeeQF-55089   S86,31182,3174.85%
WashingtonQF-55131   SW130,681117,49311.22%

Lake Michigan lies to the east.

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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 Sheboygan. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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