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Algoma is a city in Kewaunee County, in the Green Bay metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term, variously translated as "snow shoe" or "park of flowers."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Algoma. For links to other places called Algoma, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Algoma is 44.608N. The longitude is -87.432W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,231.


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Median household income
Local
$35,029
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Algoma demographic reports
Algoma is on Lake Michigan.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Shanty Days - Aug. 10-12, 2007
  • Maifest - May 19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Algoma web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Peterson Park, Ahnapee State Trail
Historic sites and museums: Art Dettman Fish Shanty
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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37% of Algoma residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Algoma ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Algoma was $18,043, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Algoma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Algoma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.


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Libraries in Algoma include Algoma Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Algoma include Kewaunee County News

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Kewaunee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Algoma political report.

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The average commute time for Algoma workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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