Fond du Lac, WI

Fond du Lac profile

Living in Fond du Lac

Fond du Lac is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 44,678 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Fond du Lac is the 15th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fond du Lac is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fond du Lac is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fond du Lac who work in office and administrative support (13.53%), management occupations (7.41%), and sales jobs (6.42%).

One of the benefits of Fond du Lac is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.25 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The population of Fond du Lac overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Fond du Lac, 23.14% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fond du Lac in 2018 was $28,555, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,220 for a family of four. However, Fond du Lac contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fond du Lac is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fond du Lac home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fond du Lac residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fond du Lac include German, Irish, Polish, English, and French.

The most common language spoken in Fond du Lac is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.