Appleton, WI

75,465 Population
24.4 square miles 3,004.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.3%
was 1.3%
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Population Density
3,004.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.1%
was 48.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.1%
was 5.9%
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Percent Under 18
26.9%
was 23.8%
Ranked 2nd Highest in WI
Percent 65 and Over
12.2%
was 13.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in WI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 4.1
Ranked 8th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
13.7%
was 13.1%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in WI
Median Household Income
$53,878
was $49,405
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.6
42.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 1.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
270.5
was 240.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,671.4
was 1,782.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
29,250
was 30,784
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Median Rent
$717
was $776
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Total Building Permits
206
was 281
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,852
was 29,201
 
Homeownership Rate
64.6%
was 66.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI
Single Family Building Permits
77
was 45
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,194.7
was 1,258.0
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Rental Vacancy Rate
3.7%
was 14.0%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Multifamily Building Permits
129
was 236
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 2nd Highest in WI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.7
was 9.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.8
was 3.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.7%
was 99.4%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.7%
was 93.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.8%
was 31.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in WI

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