Shawano County is located in East Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Shawano and the largest city is Shawano. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.shawano.wi.us. The 2014 population estimate is 41,579 and the 2010 census population was 41,955. The land area is 893.06 square miles and there are 47 persons per square mile.
88.9% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 8.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 89.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $129,900, there are 17,245 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,500, the median household income is $46,559, and 11.5% of the persons in Shawano County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,402. Retail sales (in $1000) were $413,963, and sales per capita were $10,068. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.7%.
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