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Scott, Wisconsin
Location in Brown County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Brown County and the state of Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 44°34′55″N 87°52′27″W / 44.58194°N 87.87417°W / 44.58194; -87.87417Coordinates: 44°34′55″N 87°52′27″W / 44.58194°N 87.87417°W / 44.58194; -87.87417
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Brown
 • Total 52.7 sq mi (136.5 km2)
 • Land 18.1 sq mi (47.0 km2)
 • Water 34.6 sq mi (89.5 km2)
643 ft (196 m)
 • Total 3,545
 • Density 195/sq mi (75.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-72200
GNIS feature ID 1584113

Scott is a town in Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census the population was 3,545. The unincorporated communities of Bay Settlement, Benderville, Chapel Ridge, Edgewater Beach, New Franken, Red Banks, and Wequiock are located in the town.


Scott is located in northeastern Brown County along the southeast shore of Green Bay, an arm of Lake Michigan. The city of Green Bay borders the town to the west and south. The town of Green Bay, a separate municipality, borders Scott to the east, and the town of Humboldt is to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Scott has a total area of 52.7 square miles (136.5 km2), of which 18.1 square miles (47.0 km2) is land and 34.6 square miles (89.5 km2), or 65.58%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,712 people, 1,145 households, and 906 families residing in the town. The population density was 188.5 people per square mile (72.8/km2). There were 1,234 housing units at an average density of 62.7 per square mile (24.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.12% White, 1.62% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.57% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 1,145 households, out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 23.0% under the age of 18, 16.8% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $58,051, and the median income for a family was $62,138. Males had a median income of $41,996 versus $26,167 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,992. About 0.6% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and 0.6% of those age 65 or over.

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