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Suring, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Suring in Oconto County, Wisconsin.
Location of Suring in Oconto County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 45°0′0″N 88°22′28″W / 45.00000°N 88.37444°W / 45.00000; -88.37444Coordinates: 45°0′0″N 88°22′28″W / 45.00000°N 88.37444°W / 45.00000; -88.37444
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Oconto
Area
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.66 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.66 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
801 ft (244 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 544
 • Estimate 
(2019)
522
 • Density 509.27/sq mi (196.59/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-78725
GNIS feature ID 1580561

Suring is a village in Oconto County, Wisconsin, United States, along the 45th parallel. The population was 544 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office called Suring has been in operation since 1897. The village was named for J. Suring, a local landowner.

Geography

Suring is located at 45°0′0″N 88°22′28″W / 45.00000°N 88.37444°W / 45.00000; -88.37444 (45.000016, -88.374481).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all of it land. 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.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 294
1930 421 43.2%
1940 437 3.8%
1950 546 24.9%
1960 513 −6.0%
1970 499 −2.7%
1980 581 16.4%
1990 626 7.7%
2000 605 −3.4%
2010 544 −10.1%
2019 (est.) 522 −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 544 people, 232 households, and 133 families living in the village. The population density was 538.6 inhabitants per square mile (208.0/km2). There were 268 housing units at an average density of 265.3 per square mile (102.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 90.4% White, 6.4% Native American, 0.9% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 232 households, of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.2% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.7% were non-families. 39.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 22.4% 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 2.86.

The median age in the village was 43.2 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

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