Walworth County is located in Southeast Wisconsin. The County Seat is Elkhorn and the largest city is Whitewater. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.walworth.wi.us. The 2014 population estimate is 103,527 and the 2010 census population was 102,228. The land area is 555.13 square miles and there are 184.2 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 1.2% is Black or African American, 10.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 90.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $194,900, there are 39,929 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,130, the median household income is $54,020, and 13.4% of the persons in Walworth County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 9,675. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,091,166, and sales per capita were $10,886. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.3%.
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