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Kewaunee, Wisconsin

Kewaunee is a city located in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,806. It is the county seat of Kewaunee County6.


\nKewaunee is located at 44°27'32" North, 87°30'34" West (44.458758, -87.509496)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.9 km² (4.2 mi²). 9.0 km² (3.5 mi²) of it is land and 1.9 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 17.54% water.


\nAs of the
census1 of 2000, there are 2,806 people, 1,149 households, and 736 families residing in the city. The population density is 312.2/km² (807.7/mi²). There are 1,237 housing units at an average density of 137.6/km² (356.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.25% White, 0.36% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.57% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,149 households out of which 29.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% are married couples living together, 7.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% are non-families. 32.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.97. In the city the population is spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.4 males. The median income for a household in the city is $36,420, and the median income for a family is $45,643. Males have a median income of $32,292 versus $20,544 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,384. 10.5% of the population and 11.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.0% are under the age of 18 and 18.0% are 65 or older.