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Door County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2017: 27,596 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 27,961 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,777
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,942
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,381
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,829 (it was 2,447 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 483 sq. mi.

Water area: 1887.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Door County: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.5%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Door County, WI (2017)
    • 25,83092.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8202.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3321.2%Two or more races
    • 1520.5%Asian alone
    • 1490.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1430.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 560.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

52.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years
Males: 13,679  (49.6%)
Females: 13,917  (50.4%)
Average household size:
Door County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,028 ($38,812 in 1999)
This county:

$59,028
Wisconsin:

$59,305

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $630 (lower quartile is $522, upper quartile is $769)
This county:

$630
State:

$699


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $216,307 (it was $122,900 in 2000)
Door:

$216,307
Wisconsin:

$178,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $142,118 - $353,282

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $295,652
Here:

$295,652
State:

$226,213

Townhouses or other attached units: $284,885
Here:

$284,885
State:

$193,354

In 2-unit structures: $155,500
Here:

$155,500
State:

$145,793

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,936,533
Here:

$1,936,533
State:

$159,745

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $266,792
Here:

$266,792
State:

$181,107

Mobile homes: $55,702
Here:

$55,702
State:

$52,168

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,288
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $512

Institutionalized population: 285

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 169
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 42
  • Thefts: 193
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 260 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 1998: 283 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 1999: 354 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2000: 327 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2001: 336 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2002: 324 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2003: 282 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2004: 357 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2005: 272 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2006: 265 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2007: 208 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2008: 159 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2009: 117 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2010: 125 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2011: 96 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2012: 140 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2013: 140 buildings, average cost: $214,200
  • 2014: 134 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2015: 172 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 2016: 118 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2017: 155 buildings, average cost: $232,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Door, WI residents
Average permit cost in Door, WI
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,578 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,675 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Door, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Door, WI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Door, WI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
Door County:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

11.3%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.3% for American Indian residents, 27.0% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 52.7 years old
(Males: 51.0 years old, Females: 53.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.7 years old, Black residents: 38.0 years old, American Indian residents: 65.3 years old, Asian residents: 53.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Door County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $780 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sturgeon Bay, Sevastopol, Nasewaupee, Liberty Grove, Gardner, Brussels, Gibraltar, Baileys Harbor, Sister Bay, Jacksonport.

Door County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Door County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Big Stone County, Minnesota , Grant County, South Dakota , Grand Traverse County, Michigan , Washington County, Oregon , McLeod County, Minnesota , Potter County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Wisconsin:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Door, WI
County total employment by year in Door, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Door, WI

Current college students: 636
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 753 (48.2% naturalized citizens)

Door County:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1132010 or later
  • 2312000 to 2009
  • 1221990 to 1999
  • 661980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 218Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.6%

Door County marital status for males Door County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,545
  • One, attached: 345
  • Two: 1,045
  • 3 or 4: 963
  • 5 to 9: 1,210
  • 10 to 19: 447
  • 20 to 49: 208
  • 50 or more: 553
  • Mobile homes: 1,414

Housing units in Door County with a mortgage: 5,780 (168 second mortgage, 967 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,585

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Door County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,3256
Mainline Protestant5,12320
Evangelical Protestant4,56023
Other2534
Orthodox--
None8,524-
Door County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Door County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Door County:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 90
This county:

32.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Door County:

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Door County:

25.9%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Door County:

Average size of farms: 154 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,702
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $184.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.57%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,734
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.89%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $67,519
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.64
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 41.29%
Corn for grain: 12864 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8121 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8734 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9,521 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,021 acres

Earthquake activity:

Door County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 386.4 miles away from Door County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 422.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 255.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 340.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from Door County center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 387.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3163: January 24, 2001, FEMA Id: 3163, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-376: April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Door County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Door

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,249 (78.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,085 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 47 (0.4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 193 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 563 (4.3%)
  • Worked at home: 913 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (20%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Ghana (8%)
  • Sweden (6%)
  • Belgium (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Door County


  • German (33%)
  • American (9%)
  • Belgian (9%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • English (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Door County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 284 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 11 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 7 people in military ships

People in group quarters in Door County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 209 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 52 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 10 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,007.

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.06% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($41,556 average AGI)
2.39% relocated from other states ($29,894 average AGI)
Door County:

2.39%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brown County, WI  0.68% ($91,156 average AGI)
from Kewaunee County, WI  0.43% ($36,614)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.26% ($62,912)
from Dane County, WI  0.25% ($68,606)
from Cook County, IL  0.23% ($120,600)
from Outagamie County, WI  0.20% ($56,741)


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.65% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($29,045 average AGI)
1.75% relocated to other states ($19,316 average AGI)
Door County:

1.75%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, WI  0.86% ($59,717 average AGI)
to Kewaunee County, WI  0.39% ($32,627)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.25% ($41,364)
to Dane County, WI  0.17% ($37,174)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Births per 1000 population in Door County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Door County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Door County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Door County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Door County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Door County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Door County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Door County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Door County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,629 (6,042 aged, 587 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 226 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Door County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (413)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (288)
  • Congestive heart failure (282)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (225)
  • Unspecified dementia (199)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (198)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (194)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (182)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (177)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (91)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,257
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 258
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,468

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 871
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,012
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 102

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 172.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,596
  • In family households: 22,005 (5,286 male householders, 3,484 female householders)
    7,463 spouses, 5,080 children (4,814 natural, 83 adopted, 180 stepchildren), 169 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 55 parents, 73 other relatives, 292 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,230 (2,242 male householders (1,721 living alone)), 2,237 female householders (1,878 living alone)), 731 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 357

Size of family households: 5,551 2-persons, 1,534 3-persons, 1,104 4-persons, 439 5-persons, 139 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,599 1-person, 813 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

3,223 married couples with children.
966 single-parent households (353 men, 613 women).

97.0% of residents of Door speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (87% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $156,907,000 ($5,544 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,326,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $86,829,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $34,736,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,439,000
Federal grants: $21,343,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,520,000 ($645,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,038,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $224,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,250,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,377,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,306
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,605
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +32
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +688
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Door County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.07 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built in Door County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Door County, Wisconsin
  • 6332014 or later
  • 6302010 to 2013
  • 3,9082000 to 2009
  • 4,1041990 to 1999
  • 3,4331980 to 1989
  • 3,2761970 to 1979
  • 1,5561960 to 1969
  • 1,6741950 to 1959
  • 1,2681940 to 1949
  • 4,4631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Door County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Door County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Door County, Wisconsin
  • 131 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 2443 rooms
  • 1,0694 rooms
  • 1,9855 rooms
  • 2,1496 rooms
  • 1,7537 rooms
  • 1,3038 rooms
  • 1,8039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Door County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Door County, Wisconsin
  • 281 room
  • 2382 rooms
  • 4733 rooms
  • 6034 rooms
  • 6305 rooms
  • 4246 rooms
  • 2917 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 1059+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Door County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Door County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Door County, Wisconsin
  • 12no bedroom
  • 1851 bedroom
  • 2,0822 bedrooms
  • 5,6923 bedrooms
  • 1,9664 bedrooms
  • 3855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Door County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Door County, Wisconsin
  • 65no bedroom
  • 6051 bedroom
  • 1,1482 bedrooms
  • 8643 bedrooms
  • 1884 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Door County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Door County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Door County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 148no vehicle
  • 2,2801 vehicle
  • 4,8702 vehicles
  • 2,1273 vehicles
  • 6394 vehicles
  • 2905+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Door County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Door County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 316no vehicle
  • 1,4631 vehicle
  • 9082 vehicles
  • 1553 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

87.5% of Door County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Wisconsin.

Door County:

87.5%
State average:

85.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,325
  • Other state: 7,332
  • Northeast: 714
  • Midwest: 5,033
  • South: 837
  • West: 730
Year householders moved into unit in Door County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Door County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 36.6%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Electricity
  • 7.4%Wood
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.2%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 18.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 192
Here:

9.1%
Wisconsin:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

5.4%
Wisconsin:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 79
Here:

10.2%
Wisconsin:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Door County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,429,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,148,000
    Health - Other: $268,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $11,995,000
    Regular Highways: $5,997,000
    Police Protection: $4,314,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,090,000
    General - Other: $3,284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,776,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,064,000
    Libraries: $1,728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,690,000
    Financial Administration: $1,310,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,262,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,222,000
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000
    Air Transportation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $195,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $622,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,671,000
    Other: $562,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,375,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,340,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,177,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $516,000
    Rents: $189,000
    Interest Earnings: $152,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $124,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,522,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,597,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,167,000
    Public Welfare: $3,413,000
    Highways: $2,705,000
    Other: $1,294,000
    Education: $430,000
    General Local Government Support: $430,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,658,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $345,000
    Other License: $265,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,432,000

Door County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,429,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,148,000
    Health - Other: $268,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $11,995,000
    Regular Highways: $5,997,000
    Police Protection: $4,314,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,090,000
    General - Other: $3,284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,776,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,064,000
    Libraries: $1,728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,690,000
    Financial Administration: $1,310,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,262,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,222,000
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000
    Air Transportation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $195,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $622,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,671,000
    Other: $562,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,375,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,340,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,177,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $516,000
    Rents: $189,000
    Interest Earnings: $152,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $124,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,522,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,597,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,167,000
    Public Welfare: $3,413,000
    Highways: $2,705,000
    Other: $1,294,000
    Education: $430,000
    General Local Government Support: $430,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,658,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $345,000
    Other License: $265,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,432,000

Door County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,429,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,148,000
    Health - Other: $268,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $11,995,000
    Regular Highways: $5,997,000
    Police Protection: $4,314,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,090,000
    General - Other: $3,284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,776,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,064,000
    Libraries: $1,728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,690,000
    Financial Administration: $1,310,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,262,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,222,000
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000
    Air Transportation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $195,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $622,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,671,000
    Other: $562,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,375,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,340,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,177,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $516,000
    Rents: $189,000
    Interest Earnings: $152,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $124,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,522,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,597,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,167,000
    Public Welfare: $3,413,000
    Highways: $2,705,000
    Other: $1,294,000
    Education: $430,000
    General Local Government Support: $430,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,658,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $345,000
    Other License: $265,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,432,000

Door County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,429,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,148,000
    Health - Other: $268,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $11,995,000
    Regular Highways: $5,997,000
    Police Protection: $4,314,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,090,000
    General - Other: $3,284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,776,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,126,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,064,000
    Libraries: $1,728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,690,000
    Financial Administration: $1,310,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,262,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,222,000
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000
    Air Transportation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $195,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $622,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,671,000
    Other: $562,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,375,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,340,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,177,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $516,000
    Rents: $189,000
    Interest Earnings: $152,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $124,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,522,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,597,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,167,000
    Public Welfare: $3,413,000
    Highways: $2,705,000
    Other: $1,294,000
    Education: $430,000
    General Local Government Support: $430,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,658,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $345,000
    Other License: $265,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,432,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 244
  • Number of aged recipients: 30
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 214
  • Number of recipients under 18: 27
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 174
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 43
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 115
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 115
Most common first names in Door County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21878.3 years
William17977.2 years
Mary14179.6 years
Robert13373.9 years
George13178.5 years
Joseph10977.4 years
Edward10577.8 years
Helen10182.7 years
Henry9479.9 years
Anna8885.3 years
Most common last names in Door County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson10077.0 years
Johnson9778.7 years
Nelson7979.1 years
Peterson7577.9 years
Olson6581.1 years
Miller5880.3 years
Larson4880.7 years
Smith4680.6 years
Simon3478.7 years
Vertz3376.9 years
Businesses in Door County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture2
AmericInn1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack2
Carson Pirie Scott1Subway1
Chevrolet1Super 81
Comfort Inn1Taco Bell1
Curves1Target1
Dairy Queen1True Value3
FedEx4U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular2
Goodwill2UPS6
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Jones New York3Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA2