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Peshtigo is a city in Marinette County, in the Marinette metro area.
The community name derives from an Indian term variously translated as "snapping turtle" or "wild goose"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Peshtigo. For links to other places called Peshtigo, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Peshtigo is 45.054N. The longitude is -87.749W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,375.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Peshtigo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marinette County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54143 ZIP code.
37% of Peshtigo residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peshtigo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peshtigo was $16,379, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Peshtigo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Peshtigo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $687.
Libraries in Peshtigo include Pestigo Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Peshtigo include Peshtigo Times
Marinette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peshtigo political report.
The average commute time for Peshtigo workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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