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Overview

Introduction to De Pere, Wisconsin

De Pere, Wisconsin, in Brown county, is 5 miles SW of Green Bay, Wisconsin and 97 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is part of the Green Bay metropolitan statistical area.

De Pere History

Pere Claude-Jean Allouez established the St. Francis Xavier Mission in 1671 on the area now known as De Pere. De Pere was officially incorporated in 1857.

De Pere and nearby Attractions

  • Neville Public Museum of Brown County
  • Plamann County Park
  • Hazelwood Historic House Museum
  • High Cliff State Park
  • National Railroad Museum
  • Heritage Hill State Park

Things To Do In De Pere

While in De Pere, one can visit parks like the Veterans of Foreign Wars Park, Legion Park and the Brown County Fair Grounds. Those hoping to learn more about the area’s history may enjoy a visit to the Neville Public Museum of Brown County, the Outagamie Museum & Houdini Historical Center the Hazelwood Historic House Museum or the Ashwaubenon Historical Society Museum. Churches in the area include Saint Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Saint Francis Xavier’s Roman Catholic Church and Saint John’s Lutheran Church. Local festivals include Celebrate De Pere, which is held every May, and Brown County Fair, held every August.

De Pere Transportation

Austin Straubel International is the nearest major airport.

De Pere Higher Education

Saint Norbert College is the local institution of higher education. Other nearby institutions include Lakeland College, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and Concordia University-Wisconsin.

Demographics

People

Total Population24,544
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+13,048
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married50.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.2%
Median Earnings25+$42,236
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,171
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,310

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,706
% Above Poverty Level92.4%
% Below Poverty Level7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone28.9%
Median Gross Rent$824
Median House Value$167,400

Ancestry

German37.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.7%
Irish11.5%
Polish8.1%
Dutch6.7%
Belgian6.4%
Norwegian5.2%
French Except Basque4.9%
English4.9%
Italian3.3%
Swedish2.7%
Czech1.6%
Canadian1.6%
Finnish1.1%
Danishn1%
Scottish0.9%
Hungarian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Arab0.4%
Russian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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De Pere Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brown County
Standard Zip Codes54115
Phone Area Codes920
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.43
Approximate Longitude-88.07

De Pere Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGREEN BAY STRBL INTL AP
Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp7 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip29.1 inches
StationAPPLETON
Distance20.5 miles
Jan Temp8 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp62 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip30.1 inches
StationTWO RIVERS
Distance32.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 48 F
Jul Temp60 to 74 F
Oct Temp41 to 55 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allouez13,933$79,797
Ashwaubenon17,157$72,896
Denmark2,143$75,547
Green Bay104,951$53,468
Howard18,950$75,460
Wrightstown3,265$80,507

De Pere Public Schools

De Pere High
1700 Chicago St
ZIP: 54115
(920) 337-1020
High
Total Enrollment 1379
De Pere Middle
700 Swan Rd
ZIP: 54115
(920) 337-1024
Middle
Total Enrollment 634
Dickinson Elementary
435 S Washington St
ZIP: 54115
(920) 337-1027
Primary
Total Enrollment 528
Foxview Intermediate School
650 S Washington St
ZIP: 54115
(920) 337-1036
Middle
Total Enrollment 585
Hemlock Creek Elementary
1900 Williams Grant Dr
ZIP: 54115
(920) 425-1900
Primary
Total Enrollment 840
Heritage Elementary
1250 Swan Rd
ZIP: 54115
(920) 337-1035
Primary
Total Enrollment 518
Hopp Elementary/secondary
755 Scheuring Rd
ZIP: 54115
(920) 336-5754
Phantom Knight School Of Opportunity
400 Reid St
ZIP: 54115
(920) 425-1915
High
Total Enrollment 26
Susie C Altmayer Elementary
3001 Ryan Rd
ZIP: 54115
(920) 338-1894
Primary
Total Enrollment 546
West De Pere High
665 Grant St
ZIP: 54115
(920) 338-5200
High
Total Enrollment 840
West De Pere Middle
1177 S 9th St
ZIP: 54115
(920) 337-1099
Middle
Total Enrollment 694
Westwood Elementary
1155 Westwood Dr
ZIP: 54115
(920) 337-1087
Primary
Total Enrollment 797

De Pere Private Schools

Creekside Christian Montessori
133 S Superior St
ZIP: 54115
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Green Bay Montessori Children's World
670 Main Ave
ZIP: 54115
Elementary
Total Enrollment 31
Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran School Of Shirley
3737 Shirley Rd
ZIP: 54115
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Notre Dame School Of De Pere
221 S Wisconsin St
ZIP: 54115
Elementary
Total Enrollment 288
Our Lady Of Lourdes School
1305 Lourdes Ave
ZIP: 54115
Elementary
Total Enrollment 202
Wisconsin International School
405 Grant St
ZIP: 54115
Elementary
Total Enrollment 83
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De Pere (view across river) c1898.

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De Pere (view across river) c1898.

De Pere (view across river) c1898.

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