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De Pere is a city in Brown County, in the Green Bay metro area.

The latitude of De Pere is 44.438N. The longitude is -88.071W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,229.


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Median household income
Local
$50,282
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our De Pere demographic reports
De Pere is on the Fox River.
French explorer Jean Nicolet, while on an epic canoe journey, came through the area in 1634.

At the end of the 17th century, from 1670 to 1687, a mission, Saint Francis Xavier, existed here.

The De Pere Manufacturing company began business in 1829, initiating a rebirth for the community.

For 17 years, from 1837 to 1854, the community was Brown County's county seat.

The city of Nicolet, which had formerly been West De Pere, merged with the city of De Pere in 1890.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 21. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Brown County Fair - Aug. 15-19, 2007
  • Celebrate De Pere - May 26-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check De Pere web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: White Pillars Museum
Colleges and universities: Saint Norbert College

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Sections below provide additional information and links about De Pere demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brown County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Green Bay area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54304 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

33% of De Pere residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the De Pere ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in De Pere was $24,013, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of De Pere residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in De Pere include North Broadway Street Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in De Pere, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $540.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,058.


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Libraries in De Pere include De Pere, Green Earth Library ... View libraries

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Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our De Pere political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for De Pere workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in De Pere between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in De Pere include James Street Inn, Kress Inn Clarion Collection, Sleep Inn.

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