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Sawyer County, Wisconsin

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Sawyer County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 16,196. Its county seat is Hayward6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,497 km² (1,350 mi²). 3,254 km² (1,256 mi²) of it is land and 243 km² (94 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.95% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 16,196 people, 6,640 households, and 4,581 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km² (13/mi²). There are 13,722 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 81.72% White, 0.31% Black or African American, 16.07% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 0.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,640 households out of which 27.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.20% are married couples living together, 10.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.00% are non-families. 26.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.86.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 6.00% from 18 to 24, 24.60% from 25 to 44, 27.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 101.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.00 males.

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