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Denmark, Wisconsin

  •   State: 
    Brown County
      County all: 
    Brown | Kewaunee | Manitowoc
      County FIPS: 
    55009 | 55061 | 55071
    44°20′54″N 87°49′47″W
      Area total: 
    1.97 sq mi (5.10 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.97 sq mi (5.10 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
    873 ft (266 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Green Bay, WI
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    1,155.84 residents per square mile of area (446.25/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
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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. Denmark began to be settled by Danish immigrants in 1848. The last passenger train to come through the village was on April 30, 1971. In 1981, Interstate 43 opened just west of the village. On March 3, 1949, Denmark State Bank was robbed of $38,000 at gunpoint. The abandoned rail line was converted into the Devil's River State Trail, which was completed in 2013. The village has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb), with some humidity due to the village's proximity to Lake Michigan. It has been referred to, along with Hartland, Wisconsin, as the "nuclei of what developed into one of the most important regions of Danish immigration in the United States" The village is located at 44°2054N 87°4947W (44.348295, -8729697), all of which is land (5 square miles) According to the United. States Census Bureau, Denmark has a total area of 1.93 square miles (5.2 km) The village was officially incorporated into a village on June 15, 1915. It was the second oldest Ford dealership in the state ofWisconsin. In 1915, the Kriwanek Brothers established a Ford dealership. The town of Denmark held a special election of the issue of incorporation. The official vote tally was 109 in favor, and 26 against.


In 1846, a Prussian immigrant, John Bartlme, purchased 40 acres of land in the area of what is now Denmark. In 1848, the second settler, and the first Danish immigrant, a man named Niels Gotfredsen, bought 160 acres. On March 3, 1949, Denmark State Bank was robbed of $38,000 at gunpoint. On June 15, 1915, the town of Denmark held a special election of the issue of incorporation. The official vote tally was 109 in favor, and 26 against. The last passenger train to come through the village was on April 30, 1971. In 1981, Interstate 43 opened just west of the village. In 1996, Wisconsin Central Ltd., which had bought the train line from Chicago & Northwestern, abandoned the tracks between Denmark and Rockwood, Wisconsin. The abandoned rail line was converted into the Devil's River State Trail, which was completed in 2013. It is the second oldest Ford dealership in the state of Wisconsin. It was originally planned to travel through Cooperstown, Wisconsin, rather than Denmark, but railroad officials decided against this plan. On September 7, 1988, a Chicago. & Northwestern train derailed as it was passing the Lake to Lake cheese plant. 20 of the 144 train cars derailed, including several that were carrying sulfuric acid and fuel oil. The engineer did not know which cars were carrying chlorine, however, the wind was blowing towards a residential district. This information led the village and county officials to evacuate a large portion of the town. The perpetrators were caught over the next few weeks.


Denmark is located at 44°2054N 87°4947W (44.348295, -87.829697).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. Denmark has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb), with some moderation due to the village's proximity to Lake Michigan. The village is located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It has a population of about 1,000. The town is located in the U.S. state of Michigan, and is part of the Michigan-Wisconsin Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes the cities of Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, as well as parts of Michigan and Michigan-Poughkeepsie. It is located just south of the border with Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and north of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. It was founded by Danish settlers in the 17th century. The city's name is derived from the Danish word "denmark" which means "home" or "place" and means "a place where people live". It is also known as "Denmark" in German and as "Dresden" in English. It also means "densely populated" in the German language. Denmark is located close to the lake, and has a small population of around 1,200 people. It lies in the heart of the Great Lakes region, near Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.


The village owns and operates the Denmark Wastewater Treatment Plant, which was built in 1980. Wisconsin Public Service provides electricity for the village. The village provides sewer and water service to residents. Canadian National Railway maintains freight service between Green Bay and Denmark. The town has a population of about 2,000 people. It is located in the northern part of the state of Wisconsin, near the border with Michigan and Minnesota. It was named after the village of Denmark, Wisconsin, which is located on the opposite side of the Wisconsin River from the town of Denmark. It has been the site of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ training camp since the 1950s. It also has been home to the University of Wisconsin-Duluth since the 1960s, when it was founded. The community has been known as Denmark since the 19th century, when the name was given to the village by a German-born German-speaking community. The name was changed to Denmark in the early 20th century to avoid confusion with the city of the same name, which had been the location of the town’s first post office until the 1930s. The current name of the village is Denmark,Wisconsin, which has been used since the 1940s and has been part of Wisconsin since the 1970s. Its population is around 2,200 people, making it one of the smallest towns in the state. It lies on the Wisconsin Bay River, which runs through the western edge of the county and connects to Green Bay, Wisconsin.


As of the census of 2010, there were 2,123 people, 923 households, and 562 families residing in the village. 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 97.8% White, 0.5% African American, 1% Native American,0.6% Asian, 1.7% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4%. The median income for a household in theVillage was $38,106, and the median price for a family was $48,214. 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. The village is located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire, and is located on the New Hampshire Turnpike. It is located near the junction of the Connecticut River and the New York River. The town's name is derived from the word "turnpike" which means "turn" or "turning" and means "to turn" or to "turn over" (or "turn"). The village has a population of about 2,000 people, with about 1,000 of them living in households.


The village of Denmark is served by the School District of Denmark, which consists of several schools. All Saints Catholic School is also located in the village, serving grades 4k-8. The village has a population of about 2,000 people. The population of Denmark has a growth rate of about 1.5 per cent per year. It has an average population of 2,500 people per year, and a population density of 1.7 per cent. The town has a high school population of around 1,800. The school district has a total enrollment of about 3,000 students. It is located in Denmark's largest city, Copenhagen, with more than 1,000 residents. The city is also home to the University of Copenhagen, which has an enrollment of more than 2,200 students. Denmark is home to Denmark Community School, which serves grades 8-12. It also has a community high school, Denmark Community High School, with grades 9-12 and a community elementary school, with about 1,500 students. The district has four high schools, Denmark High School and Denmark Community Community School. It was founded in 1864. The first school was built in the town of Denmark. The current school is Denmark High, which was established in 1876. It serves grades 6-8, and has an annual enrollment of around 2,400 students. There is also a community center, Denmark Early Childhood Center, which is open to the public. It opened in 1878. The community has a number of primary and secondary schools.


Denmark is governed by a village board consisting of six members, and the village president. The board enacts local ordinances and approves the budget. The village also elects a Municipal Court Judge, who serves a four-year term. Denmark is represented by Mike Gallagher (R) in the United States House of Representatives, and by Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin in the U.S. Senate. It is also represented by Frank Lasee and Andre Jacque in the Wisconsin State Assembly and State Senate, respectively. It has a population of about 2,000, with most of its residents living in the village of about 1,000 people, according to the 2010 census. The town's population was 2,100 in the 2010 Census, with the majority of its people living in its village of 1,200. The city's population is 1,400. It's the largest village in Wisconsin. It also has the highest percentage of residents of any Wisconsin town or city in the state, with more than 80 percent of the population living in or near the village center. The population of Denmark is about 1.5 million. It was the site of the Wisconsin statehood referendum, which was held on November 4, 2010. The vote was overwhelmingly in favor of keeping the village's name. The referendum was the first in Denmark's history to be held on a state level, and it was the only one in Wisconsin since the statehood of the state in 1894. The current village president and board members serve two-year terms. The mayor is a Republican.


In 1896, Hans Beyer built the first cheese factory in the village. In 1934, Raymond and Peter Stark founded the Denmark Brewing Company. In 1946, Blue Moon Foods acquired the plant, and converted its production to cheese, marketed under the brand name of 'Gold-N-Rich' In 1949, the plant was purchased by Lake to Lake Dairy Cooperative, and began producing cheddar cheese. Under their ownership, the Denmark cheese plant became the second largest cheddar Cheese producer in the state. In 1982, Lake To Lake merged with Land O' Lakes. In 2014, Land O's Lakes closed the Denmark Cheese plant. Major employers in Denmark include: Denmark Bancshares, Dufeck Wood Products, Northern Concrete Construction, Salm Partners, LLC, and United Cooperative. The village is home to the Danish Prize Milk Company, which was founded in 1912. The Danish Brewing Company closed in 1947, and the Denmark Dairy Company was closed in 2014. The town is also the home of the Danish Bancshare, which is owned by the Danish National Bank of Denmark, and is based in the town of Denmark. It is also home to a number of construction companies, including: Dufedek Wood Products and Northernconcrete Construction. It also has a large number of small businesses, such as the Danish Cooperative, which provides wood products and building materials for homes and businesses. It has a population of about 3,000 people, with the majority of its residents working in the construction industry.

Arts and culture

The Denmark Historical Museum is located downtown in the basement of the BMO Harris Bank branch. The Denmark Lions Club holds a festival called the Denmark Lions Weekend. The Academy of Fine Art is the only Art Renewal Center certified atelier in the state of Wisconsin. It is located in a restored feed mill in Denmark and includes eight faculty members that teach art classes year round. The museum is open to the public and has a collection of historical photographs and other items from around the world that can be viewed on the museum's website. The Museum is on the second floor of the bank branch, which is located on the third floor of a building that was built in the 1800s. It has been open since the 1950s, and is now on the fourth floor of an old mill. The Historical Museum was opened in the 1970s and is located at the bottom of a basement in the bank's basement. It was originally built as a museum, but has since been converted into a museum. The historical museum has a large collection of photographs and items from all over the world, including some of the world's most famous places, including the U.S. and Europe. The Danish Lions Club also has a festival that spans three days, and has recently included a demolition derby, tractor and horse pulls, bands, a 5k run, and a parade. The festival is held every summer and is held in the town's downtown area, in the same location as the historical museum.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin = 45.6. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 25. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Denmark = 3.2 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 24,558 individuals with a median age of 37.3 age the population grows by 2.71% in Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,155.84 residents per square mile of area (446.25/km²). There are average 2.32 people per household in the 862 households with an average household income of $43,423 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.80% of the available work force and has dropped -3.06% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 27.08%. The number of physicians in Denmark per 100,000 population = 243.


The annual rainfall in Denmark = 28.4 inches and the annual snowfall = 40.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 110. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 186. 82 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 10.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 50, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin which are owned by the occupant = 58.55%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 36 years with median home cost = $118,210 and home appreciation of -2.12%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $19.52 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $5,316 per student. There are 15.4 students for each teacher in the school, 426 students for each Librarian and 404 students for each Counselor. 8.29% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 9.18% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 2.81% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Denmark's population in Brown County, Wisconsin of 2,526 residents in 1900 has increased 9,72-fold to 24,558 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.34% female residents and 48.66% male residents live in Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin.

    As of 2020 in Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin are married and the remaining 45.36% are single population.

  • 22.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Denmark require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.27% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.55% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.37% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.42% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin, 58.55% are owner-occupied homes, another 34.63% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.82% are vacant.

  • The 69.93% of the population in Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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