De Pere, WI

De Pere profile

Living in De Pere

De Pere is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 24,970 people and six constituent neighborhoods, De Pere is the 35th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, De Pere is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, De Pere is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in De Pere who work in office and administrative support (13.69%), management occupations (9.94%), and sales jobs (9.64%).

Also of interest is that De Pere has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

De Pere is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in De Pere enrolled in college, De Pere has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.71 minutes getting to work every day.

The citizens of De Pere are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.48% of adults in De Pere have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in De Pere in 2018 was $33,036, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,144 for a family of four. However, De Pere contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call De Pere home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of De Pere residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in De Pere include German, Irish, Polish, Belgian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in De Pere is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.