Introduction to Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin

Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, in Brown county, is located 3 miles SW of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center) and is 100 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village is included in the Green Bay metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 17,634 people resided in Ashwaubenon.

Ashwaubenon History

Ashwaubenon was originally inhabited by the Sioux Indians. In fact, it was named after a Sioux chief called Chief Ashwaubamy. In the 1850s and 60's, the US Military purchased most of the western side of the Green Bay, Wisconsin. However, the area now known as the Village of Ashwaubenon still belonged to Ashwaubamy's two daughters. The land was sold to the local farmers in the late 1800s. The village is located in Brown County, which was founded in 1818 and was named after Major General Jacob Brown.

Ashwaubenon and nearby Attractions

  • Bay Park Square Shopping Center
  • National Railroad Museum
  • Ashwaubeon Historical Society Museum
  • Bay Beach Amusement Park
  • Heritage Hill State Park
  • Hazelwood

Things To Do In Ashwaubenon

Ashwaubenon is home to many parks and playgrounds. One can visit the Fort Howard Park, Canterbury Park, Ashwaumobay Memorial Park, Smith Park, and Cooke Park. The local museums like National Railroad Museum and Ashwaubeon Historical Society Museum provide absorbing insights into the history of this area. One can shop at the Bay Park Square Shopping Center. The Bay Beach Amusement Park is few miles away. One can also plan a day trip to the Heritage Hill State Park and Plamann County Park.

Ashwaubenon Transportation

Austin Straubel International Airport is nearby.

Ashwaubenon Higher Education

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and Saint Norbert College are in the neighborhood.


Total Population 17,065
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 8,731
Age of the Population 41


% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.8%
Median Earnings25+ $38,343
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,912
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,733


Median Family Income $72,981
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%


People Living Alone 29.8%
Median Gross Rent $692
Median House Value $149,300


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 8.3%

Ashwaubenon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles SW of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Brown
Metro Area Green Bay
Standard Zip Codes 54304, 54313
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.482
Longitude -88.07

Ashwaubenon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ashwaubenon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hobart (54313)

Suamico (54313)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allouez 13,948 $73,000
De Pere 24,216 $72,965
Green Bay 104,574 $52,575
Howard 18,313 $65,683
Seymour 3,449 $53,924
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