Menominee County (Wisconsin)

Menominee County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin in the United States. In the census in 2010, the County had 4232 inhabitants and a population density of 4.6 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Keshena, which was named after an Indian chief.


The County is located in the central northeastern Wisconsin, is located in the east about 70 km from Lake Michigan and has an area of 945 square kilometers, of which 18 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered by the following counties:


Menominee County was formed in 1961 from parts of the Menominee Indian Reservation. It was named after the indigenous people of the Menominee.

Demographic data

According to the census in 2000 lived in Menominee County 4,562 people in 1,345 households. 1,065 families lived in the county. The population density was 5 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 11.57 percent White, 0.07 percent African Americans, 87.26 percent Native American, 0.02 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander, and 0.33 percent from other races; 0.75 percent were descended from two or more races. 2.67 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race, were members of the various groups mentioned.

Of the 1,345 households out of which 42.2 percent of children under the age of 18 living with them. 42.5 percent were married couples living together, 26.6 percent were single mothers. 20.8 percent were non-families. 16.5 percent of all households and 6.4 percent living alone who is 65 years or older. The average household size was 3.35 and the average family size is 3.66 people.

38.9 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 8.4 percent between 18 to 24, 24.7 percent between 25 and 44, 19.5 percent between 45 and 64, and 8.5 percent were 65 years or older. The average age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males.

Cities and Towns

The Florence County and Florence County are the only counties in Wisconsin, where there is no self-governing municipalities ( cities or Villages ). The people thus live exclusively in UNINCORPORATE communities, among which is the administrative center of the county.