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Population (year 2000): 70,087. Estimated population in July 2005: 70,217 (+0.2% change)
Males: 34,448 (49.2%), Females: 35,639 (50.8%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $47,285 (year 2000)
Median house value: $97,900 (year 2000)

Races in Appleton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.2%)
  • Other Asian (3.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (49.6%), Irish (11.9%), Dutch (7.1%), English (6.4%), Polish (6.0%), Norwegian (5.5%).

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Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles

Appleton,

For population 25 years and over in Appleton

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Appleton city

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

5.1% Foreign born (3.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,771 (+5.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (89.3 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (174.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Menasha, (4.3 miles WI (4.4 miles Kimberly, Locks, WI (6.2 miles Combined Chute, WI (6.2 miles Little WI Neenah, (7.8 miles WI (9.0 miles Kaukauna,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 137 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 1997: 182 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 1998: 210 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 1999: 205 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2000: 200 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2001: 165 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2002: 189 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2003: 213 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2004: 163 buildings, average cost: $184,200

Latitude: 44.27 N, Longitude: 88.40 W

Area code: 920


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.4%), Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,872 (+8.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,472 (45.2%)


 

Crime in Appleton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 0 0 2
    per 100,000 1.4 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 2.9
Rapes 20 11 16 18 17 38
    per 100,000 28.5 15.7 22.8 25.7 24.3 54.2
Robberies 8 5 8 18 21 23
    per 100,000 11.4 7.1 11.4 25.7 30.0 32.8
Assaults 68 81 127 91 101 98
    per 100,000 97.0 115.6 181.2 129.8 144.1 139.8
Burglaries 214 209 236 245 247 282
    per 100,000 305.3 298.2 336.7 349.6 352.4 402.4
Thefts 1,362 1,368 1,467 1,520 1,417 1,822
    per 100,000 1943.3 1951.9 2093.1 2168.7 2021.8 2599.6
Auto thefts 70 60 57 75 73 83
    per 100,000 99.9 85.6 81.3 107.0 104.2 118.4
142.8 137.3 164.0 163.7 161.4 204.0


Average climate in Appleton, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Appleton,

Appleton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Appleton city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1974, a category 4 tornado 16.1 miles away from the city center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Willem Dafoe - (born 1955), actor, Erik Jensen - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Oct 11, 1980), Greta Van Susteren, J.P. Hayes - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 8/2/65), Brian Butch - College basketball player (Wisconsin Badgers), Nick Hansen - College basketball player (Wisc. Milwaukee Panthers).


Main business address for: APPLETON PAPERS INC/WI (CONVERTED PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODS (NO CONTAINERS/BOXES)), PAPERWEIGHT DEVELOPMENT CORP (CONVERTED PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODS (NO CONTAINERS/BOXES)).


Hospitals/medical centers in Appleton:
  • APPLETON MEDICAL CENTER (1818 NORTH MEADE STREET)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL 88 (1506 S ONEIDA ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Appleton:
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF WI FOX VALLEY (about 9 miles; NEENAH, WI)
  • THEDA CLARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; NEENAH, WI)
  • WINNEBAGO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE 250 (about 16 miles; WINNEBAGO, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Appleton:
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 9 miles; APPLETON, WI; ID: ATW)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 22 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; ID: OSH)
  • AUSTIN STRAUBEL INTERNATIONAL (about 25 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; ID: GRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Appleton:
  • BRENNAND (about 13 miles; NEENAH, WI; ID: 79C)
  • SHIOCTON (about 17 miles; SHIOCTON, WI; ID: W34)
  • CARTER (about 29 miles; PULASKI, WI; ID: 92C)

Amtrak station:
APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Appleton:
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (Full-time enrollment: 3,364; Location: 1825 N BLUEMOUND DR; Public; Website: www.foxvalleytech.com/)
  • LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 1,205; Location: PO BOX 599; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.Lawrence.edu)
  • GILL TECH ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 71; Location: 423 W COLLEGE AVENUE; Private, for-profit)
  • MARTINS COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 65; Location: 2310 W COLLEGE AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mcofc.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Appleton:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 18 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 25 miles; DE PERE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,198)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 37 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,794)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
  • LAKELAND COLLEGE (about 66 miles; SHEBOYGAN, WI; FT enrollment: 2,103)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 76 miles; MEQUON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,654)
Public high schools in Appleton:
  • NORTH HI (Students: 1,775; Location: 5000 N BALLARD RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST HI (Students: 1,517; Location: 610 N BADGER AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EAST HI (Students: 1,498; Location: 2121 EMMERS DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RENAISSANCE SCH (Students: 135; Location: 610 N BADGER AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • APPLETON CENTRAL ALT SCH (Students: 91; Location: 120 E HARRIS ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VALLEY NEW SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 10 COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • TESLA ENGINEERING CHARTER SCH (Students: 44; Location: 2121 EMMERS DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • APPLETON ESCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 2121 EMMERS DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Appleton:
  • FOX VALLEY LUTHERAN HIGH SCH (Students: 584; Location: 2626 NORTH ONEIDA STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 530; Location: 1600 W PROSPECT AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • APPLETON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 217 E WISCONSIN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Appleton:
  • MADISON MID (Students: 736; Location: 2020 S CARPENTER ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • FERBER EL (Students: 702; Location: 515 E CAPITOL DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SUNRISE EL (Students: 675; Location: N9363 EXPLORATION AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HOUDINI EL (Students: 664; Location: 2305 W CAPITOL DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HIGHLANDS EL (Students: 594; Location: 2037 N ELINOR ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HUNTLEY EL (Students: 571; Location: 2224 N ULLMAN ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MCKINLEY EL (Students: 558; Location: 1125 E TAFT AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BERRY EL (Students: 518; Location: 3601 S TELULAH AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WILSON MID (Students: 506; Location: 225 N BADGER AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • JOHNSTON EL (Students: 491; Location: 2725 E FOREST ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Appleton:
  • SAINT JOSEPH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 323 WEST LAWRENCE STREET; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • APPLETON CATHOLIC CENTRAL ELEM (Students: 343; Location: 313 SOUTH STATE STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HOLY ANGELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: W 2796 CTY TRK KK; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PIUS X CAMPUS (Students: 300; Location: 500 WEST MARQUETTE ST; Grades: KG - 5)
  • SAINT BERNADETTE (Students: 287; Location: 2331 E LOURDES DR; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST THOMAS MORE (Students: 279; Location: 1810 N MC DONALD ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MOUNT OLIVE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 930 EAST FLORIDA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 225 E HARRIS ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MATTHEW LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 1316 WEST LAWRENCE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RIVERVIEW LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 136 WEST SEYMOUR STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Appleton:
  • APPLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,394,127; Location: 225 N. ONEIDA ST.; 295,450 books; 12,330 audio materials; 9,132 video materials; 622 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Appleton: Appleton Water Works (A), Casper Youngfield Hall of Science (B), Seeley G Mudd Library (C), Appleton City Hall (D), Appleton Public Library (E), J A Kimberly Memorial Library (F), Worcester Auditorium (G), Wrifton Art Center (H), Memorial Union (I), Coleman Hall (J), Brokaw Hall (K), Main Hall (L), Fire Station Number 1 (M), Downer Center (N), Krannett Graduate Research Center (O), Russell Sage Dormitory (P), Ruth De Young Kohler Residence Hall for Women (Q), Ormsby Hall (R), Outagamie County Courthouse (S), Stephenson Hall of Science (T).

Shopping Centers: Valley Fair Shopping Center (1), Northgate Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Appleton include: Lawrence Memorial Chapel (A), Riverside Cemetery Chapel (B), Church of the Open Bible (C), All Saints Episcopal Church (D), Grace Lutheran Church (E), Trinity English Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Saint Marys Convent (G), Bethany Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1), Appleton Highland Memorial Park Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3), Zion Cemetery (4).

Reservoirs: Little Lake Butte Des Morts 6179 (A), 6183 Reservoir (B), 6187 Reservoir (C).

Parks in Appleton include: Lutz Park (1), Jones Park (2), Pierce Park (3), Alicia Park (4), Whiting Field (5), Appleton Memorial Park (6), Arbutus Park (7), Telulah Park (8), Linwood Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Appleton compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Appleton:
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCO (1570 AM; 1 kW; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOK (1050 AM; 1 kW; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Appleton:
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W237AA (95.3 FM; APPLETON & NEENAH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W271AC (102.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; SEYMOUR, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W203AV (88.5 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Appleton:
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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