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Hobart, Wisconsin
Location of Hobart in Brown County, Wisconsin.
Location of Hobart in Brown County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 44°30′49″N 88°8′35″W / 44.51361°N 88.14306°W / 44.51361; -88.14306Coordinates: 44°30′49″N 88°8′35″W / 44.51361°N 88.14306°W / 44.51361; -88.14306
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Brown
Area
 • Total 33.14 sq mi (85.83 km2)
 • Land 33.02 sq mi (85.53 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
Elevation
682 ft (208 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 6,182
 • Estimate 
(2019)
10,082
 • Density 305.31/sq mi (117.88/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-35150
GNIS feature ID 1583399

Hobart is a village in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 6,182 at the 2010 census. Hobart is a part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area. The village is located entirely within the treaty boundaries of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin.

History

The village was formerly known as the Town of Hobart, until the entire town incorporated as the Village of Hobart on May 13, 2002. Hobart is named for Episcopal Bishop John Henry Hobart of New York who sent missionaries to the Oneida people and ministered to them after removal from New York to Wisconsin.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 33.06 square miles (85.63 km2), of which, 32.95 square miles (85.34 km2) of it is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 5,090
2010 6,182 21.5%
2019 (est.) 10,082 63.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
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DOT sign for Hobart
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Several houses in Hobart
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Intersection of Wisconsin Highway 54 and Wisconsin Highway 172

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 6,182 people, 2,180 households, and 1,828 families living in the village. The population density was 187.6 inhabitants per square mile (72.4/km2). There were 2,275 housing units at an average density of 69.0 per square mile (26.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 78.1% White, 0.5% African American, 17.5% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 2,180 households, of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.2% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 16.1% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the village was 43.4 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19% were from 25 to 44; 34.9% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

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