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Lena, Wisconsin
—  Town  —
Location of Lena, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°59′7″N 88°3′22″W / 44.98528°N 88.05611°W / 44.98528; -88.05611
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Oconto
 - Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 - Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 769
 - Density 23.0/sq mi (8.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-43350[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583541[1]

Lena is a village in Oconto County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 510 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. The village is located within the Town of Lena.



Lena is located at 44°57′1″N 88°3′3″W / 44.95028°N 88.05083°W / 44.95028; -88.05083 (44.950453, -88.051066)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 510 people, 216 households, and 139 families residing in the village. The population density was 576.8 people per square mile (223.8/km²). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 249.9/sq mi (97.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.22% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.20% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 216 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 109.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $34,750. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $21,591 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,262. About 11.7% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.4% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.


  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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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