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Suring, Wisconsin
—  Village  —
Location of Suring, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°0′0″N 88°22′28″W / 45°N 88.37444°W / 45; -88.37444
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Oconto
 - Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 - Land 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 801 ft (244 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 605
 - Density 595.1/sq mi (229.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-78725[2]
GNIS feature ID 1580561[1]
downtown Suring
downtown Suring

Suring is a village in Oconto County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 605 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Suring is located at 45°0′0″N 88°22′28″W / 45°N 88.37444°W / 45; -88.37444 (45.000016, -88.374481)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²).1.0 square miles (2.6 km²) of it is land and the Oconto River and Peshtigo Brook define its boundaries on the Southwest.

The village stresses its location on the 45th parallel north with a marker, placing it halfway between the equator, and the north pole.

Wisconsin Highway 32, conjoined with County highway M, passes through the village.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 605 people, 252 households, and 147 families residing in the village. The population density was 595.1 people per square mile (229.0/km²). There were 269 housing units at an average density of 264.6/sq mi (101.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.02% White, 0.17% African American, 1.32% Native American, 0.17% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 252 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 27.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 80.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $26,023, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $28,182 versus $20,903 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,230. About 10.5% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.4% of those under age 18 and 9.3% 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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