Kewaunee is a city in
County, Wisconsin, United
The population was 2,806 at the 2000
census. Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Michigan, the city is the county
seat of Kewaunee County.
is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan
Kewaunee is located at (44.458758, -87.509496).
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of
4.2 square miles
), of which, 3.5 square
miles (9.0 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles
(1.9 km²) of it (17.54%) is water.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 2,806
people, 1,149 households, and 736 families residing in the city.
The population density
people per square mile (312.2/km²). There were 1,237 housing units
at an average density of 356.1/sq mi (137.6/km²). The racial
makeup of the city was 98.25% White
, 0.36% African American
, 0.14% from other races
, and 0.64% from two
or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 0.57%
of the population.
There were 1,149 households out of which 29.5% had children under
the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples
living together, 7.7% had a female
householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families.
32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had
someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the city the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $36,420, and the
median income for a family was $45,643. Males had a median income
of $32,292 versus $20,544 for females. The per capita income
for the city was
$17,384. About 11.2% of families and 10.5% of the population were
below the poverty line
, including 8.0%
of those under age 18 and 18.0% of those age 65 or over.
- Jerry Augustine, MLB player, head coach of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Panthers baseball team
- Art Fiala, the last surviving World
War I veteran from Wisconsin
- Terry Jorgensen, MLB player
- Thomas F. Konop, U.S. Representative
- Stan Kuick, NFL
- Jack Novak, NFL player
- Alvin E. O'Konski, U.S. Representative
- Joseph Stika, U.S. Coast
Guard Vice Admiral
- Raymond Wilding-White,