According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,982 km˛ (765 mi˛). 1,945 km˛ (751 mi˛) of it is land and 37 km˛ (14 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.86% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 51,731 people, 19,863 households, and 13,884 families residing in the county. The population density is 27/km˛ (69/mi˛). There are 22,508 housing units at an average density of 12/km˛ (30/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 97.93% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 1.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 19,863 households out of which 32.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% are married couples living together, 7.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% are non-families. 25.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 3.01.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.40 males.
In the spring of 1886 many of the supervisors were elected upon the asylum issue, those returned from the east side of the county with one or two exceptions being against, while those from the west side of the county were in favor of it.
When the county board convened in regular session in November of that year the chairman of that body, J. Ware, was elected largely upon that issue, he having been for many years an advocate of the project.
At the annual session of the county board in 1901, the first trustees of the Waupacacounty Asylum were elceted as follows: C. Anderson, Scandinavia, one year; G. Beedle, Embarass, two years; E. Palmer, Waupaca, three years.
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