Community Information DePere, WI Real Estate
DePere is a suburb of Green Bay and has a population of approximately 20,000 residents. De Pere’s historic downtowns offer unique shopping, casual and fine dining and live entertainment including a comedy theatre and a variety of music. Modern business parks are found on over 1,400 acres. Humana is the area’s largest employer.
DePere is the only city in Wisconsin with two school districts. This is because at one time the area on each side of the Fox River were separate municipalities and while today it is one, the school districts remain. In addition to the public schools DePere has an international school, a special needs school, Montessori and parochial schools, and is also home to nationally recognized Saint Norbert College.
The city’s Park, Recreation and Forest Department provides activities for all ages while maintaining over 400 acres of parks, two out-door pools, three boat launches and a community center.