New Denmark, Wisconsin
|New Denmark, Wisconsin|
Location of New Denmark, Wisconsin
|• Total||34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)|
|• Land||34.7 sq mi (89.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||853 ft (260 m)|
|• Density||42.7/sq mi (16.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1583803|
New Denmark is a town in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 1,482 at the 2000 census. The town is located near Denmark, Wisconsin. The unincorporated communities of Fontenoy and Langes Corners are located in the town. The unincorporated community of Buckman is also located partially in the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.8 square miles (90.2 km²), of which, 34.7 square miles (89.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.34%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,482 people, 515 households, and 417 families residing in the town. The population density was 42.7 people per square mile (16.5/km²). There were 528 housing units at an average density of 15.2 per square mile (5.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.58% White, 0.34% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.
There were 515 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.2% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.25.
In the town the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 108.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $57,891, and the median income for a family was $61,750. Males had a median income of $40,804 versus $25,243 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,313. About 1.7% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.
- Interstate 43 Northbound leads to Green Bay. Southbound leads to Manitowoc,Wisconsin and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- WIS 96 begins on the western edge of Denmark, Wisconsin and travels west to Fremont, Wisconsin.
- Lawrence J. Kafka, Wisconsin Assemblyman from 1965-1972.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.