Chippewa County is located in West Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Chippewa Falls and the largest city is Chippewa Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.chippewa.wi.us. The 2014 population estimate is 63,460 and the 2010 census population was 62,505. The land area is 1,008.37 square miles and there are 61.9 persons per square mile.
95.4% of the population is White, 1.5% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 90.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $147,700, there are 24,456 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,628, the median household income is $50,551, and 11.1% of the persons in Chippewa County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,274. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,059,612, and sales per capita were $17,673. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 17.7%.
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