Ahnapee, Wisconsin

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Ahnapee, Wisconsin
Location in Kewaunee County and the state of Wisconsin
Location in Kewaunee County and the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°38′N 87°28′W / 44.633°N 87.467°W / 44.633; -87.467Coordinates: 44°38′N 87°28′W / 44.633°N 87.467°W / 44.633; -87.467
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Kewaunee
 • Total 31.2 sq mi (80.7 km2)
 • Land 31.0 sq mi (80.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 977
 • Density 31.5/sq mi (12.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-00600[2]
GNIS feature ID 1582661[1]

Ahnapee is a town in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 977 as of the 2000 Census. The unincorporated communities of Bruemmerville, Clyde, Kodan, and Rankin are located in the town.

Name origin[edit]

The name Ahnapee is of Ojibwe origin. It is derived from anin api "when".[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 31.2 square miles (80.7 km²), of which 31.0 square miles (80.2 km²) are land and 0.2 square mile (0.5 km²) (0.61%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 977 people, 371 households, and 277 families residing in the town. The population density was 31.5 people per square mile (12.2/km²). There were 426 housing units at an average density of 13.8 per square mile (5.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.85% White, 0.31% African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.92% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.15% of the population.

There were 371 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $47,500, and the median income for a family was $49,489. Males had a median income of $31,167 versus $21,518 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,385. About 1.4% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Verwyst, Chrysostom. 1892. "Geographical Names in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan, Having a Chippewa Origin". Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin 12: 390–398.