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Neenah, Wisconsin
Location of Neenah (town), Wisconsin
Location of Neenah (town), Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Winnebago
 • Total 17.8 sq mi (46.2 km2)
 • Land 8.0 sq mi (20.6 km2)
 • Water 9.9 sq mi (25.7 km2)
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,237
 • Density 407/sq mi (157.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-55775
GNIS feature ID 1583785

Neenah is a town in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,237 at the 2010 census. The City of Neenah is adjacent to the town, but is politically independent. The unincorporated communities of Adella Beach, Ricker Bay, Snells, and Sunrise Bay are located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 17.8 square miles (46.2 km2), of which 8.0 square miles (20.6 km2) is land and 9.9 square miles (25.7 km2), or 55.51%, is water, consisting of a portion of Lake Winnebago.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,657 people, 976 households, and 797 families residing in the town. The population density was 295.0 people per square mile (113.9/km²). There were 1,010 housing units at an average density of 112.1 per square mile (43.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.19% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.98% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 976 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.3% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $57,083, and the median income for a family was $61,865. Males had a median income of $42,404 versus $30,365 for females. The per capita income for the town was $30,260. About 0.7% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

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