Appleton, WI

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Living in Appleton

Appleton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 75,644 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Appleton is the sixth largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, Appleton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Appleton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Appleton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Appleton who work in office and administrative support (13.63%), management occupations (11.42%), and sales jobs (11.02%).

Also of interest is that Appleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Appleton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.50% of adults in Appleton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Appleton in 2018 was $32,518, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,072 for a family of four. However, Appleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Appleton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Appleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Appleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Appleton include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Appleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.