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Overview

Introduction to Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Sheboygan, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan county, is 50 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Sheboygan History

Sheboygan is the county seat of the Sheboygan County, which was founded in 1829. Some believe the city got its name from a Chippewa Indian word meaning "path or waterway between the lakes." The first post office was built in the city in 1836, and Chas Cole served as the first postmaster. The first schoolhouse of Sheboygan was established in 1837. The village of Sheboygan was incorporated on February 9, 1846. The city was officially chartered in 1853, and H. Conklin was named the first mayor.

Sheboygan and nearby Attractions

  • Northeast Park
  • Evergreen Park
  • Memorial Plaza Shopping Center
  • Taylor Heights Shopping Center
  • Above & Beyond Children's Museum
  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Things To Do In Sheboygan

The Kohler-Andrae State Park, Harrington Beach State Park, Deland Park and Evergreen Park are the local parks. Local churches include the Apostolic Bible Church, Saint Mark Lutheran Church and the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The Above & Beyond Children's Museum and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center are some of the popular local museums.

Sheboygan Transportation

General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.

Sheboygan Higher Education

Lakeland College, Cardinal Stritch University and Concordia University-Wisconsin are the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population48,560
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+23,736
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,727
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,664
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,170

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,650
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone35%
Median Gross Rent$641
Median House Value$108,300

Ancestry

German45.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.4%
Irish8.4%
Dutch5.8%
Polish3.5%
English3.5%
Norwegian2.7%
French Except Basque2.7%
Russian2.4%
Italian2.3%
Swedish1.3%
Scottish1%
Lithuanian0.8%
Czech0.8%
Slovene0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Finnish0.6%
African0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Albanian0.4%
Luxemburger0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Arab0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Sheboygan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sheboygan County
Standard Zip Codes53081, 53083
P.O. Box Zip Codes53082
Phone Area Codes920
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.7
Approximate Longitude-87.74

Sheboygan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSHEBOYGAN
Distance0.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 53 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp43 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
StationPORT WASHINGTON
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp13 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 50 F
Jul Temp64 to 78 F
Oct Temp44 to 58 F
Annual Precip32 inches
StationWEST BEND
Distance32.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cleveland1,604$71,319
Howards Grove3,251$78,551
Kohler2,236$95,859
Oostburg2,956$72,560
Sheboygan Falls7,850$70,000
Waldo569$61,875

Sheboygan Public Libraries

Mead Public Library
710 N. 8TH ST.
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
(920) 459-3400

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Sheboygan Hospitals

Aurora Sheboygan Mem Med Ctr
(Non-profit)
2629 N 7th St
(920) 451-5000
St Nicholas Hospital
(Non-profit)
3100 Superior Ave
(920) 459-8300

Sheboygan Public Schools

Central High
621 S Water St
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3520
High
Total Enrollment 206
Early Learning Center
1227 Wilson Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-4330
Primary
Total Enrollment 568
Farnsworth Middle
1017 Union Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3655
Middle
Total Enrollment 567
George D Warriner High School For Personalized Learning
712 Riverfront Dr, Ste 101
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-0945
High
Total Enrollment 127
George D Warriner Middle
712 Riverfront Dr, Ste 101
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-0945
Middle
Total Enrollment 62
Grant Elementary
1528 N 5th St
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3626
Primary
Total Enrollment 433
Horace Mann Middle
2820 Union Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3666
Middle
Total Enrollment 569
Ideas Academy
830 Virginia Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-0950
High
Total Enrollment 145
Jackson Elementary
2530 Weeden Creek Rd
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3573
Primary
Total Enrollment 356
James Madison Elementary
2302 David Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3585
Primary
Total Enrollment 355
Jefferson Elementary
1538 N 15th St
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3620
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Longfellow Elementary
819 Kentucky Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3580
Primary
Total Enrollment 392
Mosaic School
830 Virginia Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-0946
Middle
Total Enrollment 91
Sheboygan Leadership Academy
1305 St Clair Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 208-5930
Primary
Total Enrollment 185
Sheridan Elementary
1412 Maryland Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3550
Primary
Total Enrollment 294
South High
3128 S 12th St
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3637
High
Total Enrollment 1091
Wilson Elementary
1625 Wilson Ave
ZIP: 53081
(920) 459-3688
Primary
Total Enrollment 526
Cooper Elementary
2014 Cooper Ave
ZIP: 53083
(920) 459-3693
Primary
Total Enrollment 331
Elementary School For The Arts And Academics
3508 N 21st St
ZIP: 53083
(920) 459-0947
Primary
Total Enrollment 178
Lake Country Academy - Charter
4101 Technology Pkwy
ZIP: 53083
(920) 208-3020
Primary
Total Enrollment 374
Lincoln-erdman Elementary
4101 N 50th St
ZIP: 53083
(920) 459-3595
Primary
Total Enrollment 416
North High
1042 School Ave
ZIP: 53083
(920) 459-3600
High
Total Enrollment 1472
Pigeon River Elementary
3508 N 21st St
ZIP: 53083
(920) 459-3563
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Urban Middle
1226 North Ave
ZIP: 53083
(920) 459-3680
Middle
Total Enrollment 673

Sheboygan Private Schools

Bethlehem Lutheran School
1121 Georgia Ave
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 138
Christ Child Academy
2722 Henry St
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 151
Ebenezer Christian School
610 N 25th St
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
Holy Family School
814 Superior Ave
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 159
Immanuel Lutheran School
1626 Illinois Ave
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 56
Montessori Childrens House
1907 N 20th St
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
New World Montessori School
3103 Weeden Creek Rd
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
Sheboygan Area Lutheran High School
3323 University Dr
ZIP: 53081
Secondary
Total Enrollment 150
Sheboygan County Christian High School
929 Greenfield Ave
ZIP: 53081
Secondary
Total Enrollment 94
St Dominic Elementary School
2108 N 21st St
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 108
St Paul Lutheran School
1819 N 13th St
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 47
Trinity Lutheran School
824 Wisconsin Ave
ZIP: 53081
Elementary
Total Enrollment 115
Sheboygan Christian School
418 Geele Ave
ZIP: 53083
Elementary
Total Enrollment 151
Willowglen Academy-north
W1236 County Road Ff
ZIP: 53083
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 46
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