Denmark, Wisconsin

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Denmark, Wisconsin
Village
Location in Brown County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Brown County and the state of Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 44°20′54″N 87°49′47″W / 44.34833°N 87.82972°W / 44.34833; -87.82972Coordinates: 44°20′54″N 87°49′47″W / 44.34833°N 87.82972°W / 44.34833; -87.82972
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Brown
Government
 • Village President Gregory Mleziva
 • Village Administrator J. Everett Mitchell
Area[1]
 • Total 1.93 sq mi (5.00 km2)
 • Land 1.93 sq mi (5.00 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,123
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,161
 • Density 1,100.0/sq mi (424.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-19700[5]
GNIS feature ID 1563900[2]
Website www.denmark-wi.org

Denmark is a village in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 2,123 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Denmark is located at 44°20′54″N 87°49′47″W / 44.34833°N 87.82972°W / 44.34833; -87.82972 (44.348295, -87.829697).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.93 square miles (5.00 km2), all of it land.[1]

Highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,123 people, 923 households, and 562 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,100.0 inhabitants per square mile (424.7 /km2). There were 988 housing units at an average density of 511.9 per square mile (197.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.3% White, 0.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 1.6% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 923 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.1% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 37 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 13.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2123 people, 923 households, and 562 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,321.5 people per square mile (510.8/km²). There were 923 housing units at an average density of 479.5 per square mile (297.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.3% White, 0.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 1.6% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 923 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.1% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.3 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,106, and the median income for a family was $48,214. Males had a median income of $34,952 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,301. About 4.6% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The village of Denmark is served by the School District of Denmark, which consists of:

  • Early Childhood Center, Grades 4k-5k
  • Denmark Elementary School, Grades 1-5
  • Denmark Middle School, Grades 6-8
  • Denmark High School, Grades 9-12
  • Denmark Community School, Grades 8-12

Economy[edit]

Some companies located in Denmark include: Dufeck Wood Products, Land O'Lakes, Steve's Cheese, and Salm Partners, LLC.

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