Menasha, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 17,748 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 
Males: 8,601  (48.5%)
Females: 9,147  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54952.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,124 (it was $39,936 in 2000)
Menasha:

$52,124
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,581 (it was $20,743 in 2000)

Menasha city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,553 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Menasha:

$134,553
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $185,396; detached houses: $191,223; townhouses or other attached units: $153,953; in 2-unit structures: $215,580; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,681; mobile homes: $52,807

Median gross rent in 2017: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Menasha: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for American Indian residents, 19.7% for other race residents, 42.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Menasha, WI (2017)
    • 14,84782.3%White alone
    • 1,6539.2%Hispanic
    • 5272.9%Two or more races
    • 4482.5%Asian alone
    • 3712.1%Black alone
    • 1791.0%American Indian alone
    • 350.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Menasha detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 93 registered sex offenders living in Menasha, Wisconsin as of November 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Menasha is 194 to 1.


Crime rates in Menasha by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(12.2)
4
(24.4)
8
(47.7)
9
(53.5)
5
(30.0)
8
(46.9)
3
(17.2)
10
(57.2)
1
(5.7)
5
(28.3)
3
(17.0)
4
(22.7)
17
(95.0)
9
(50.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.2)
5
(29.8)
2
(11.9)
3
(18.0)
2
(11.7)
3
(17.2)
2
(11.4)
1
(5.7)
4
(22.7)
9
(51.0)
2
(11.4)
1
(5.6)
5
(28.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
34
(206.8)
33
(201.6)
50
(298.4)
31
(184.2)
43
(258.2)
31
(181.8)
38
(218.0)
22
(125.8)
29
(165.1)
28
(158.7)
34
(192.5)
32
(181.7)
28
(156.4)
31
(174.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
86
(523.0)
70
(427.7)
85
(507.3)
70
(415.9)
108
(648.6)
72
(422.2)
52
(298.4)
68
(388.9)
55
(313.1)
42
(238.1)
40
(226.5)
34
(193.1)
23
(128.5)
44
(247.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
305
(1,855)
333
(2,035)
428
(2,554)
439
(2,609)
422
(2,534)
308
(1,806)
364
(2,088)
354
(2,024)
362
(2,061)
328
(1,860)
287
(1,625)
304
(1,726)
342
(1,911)
297
(1,670)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(115.5)
18
(110.0)
16
(95.5)
25
(148.6)
8
(48.0)
9
(52.8)
8
(45.9)
7
(40.0)
6
(34.2)
9
(51.0)
9
(51.0)
24
(136.3)
10
(55.9)
26
(146.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(24.3)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.0)
4
(23.8)
2
(12.0)
4
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
3
(17.0)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)186.9183.7252.1240.4231.7183.4170.6185.7146.4156.4186.3151.4198.8179.6

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City-data.com crime index in Menasha, WI

Crime rate in Menasha detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 38 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (44.9%), American (4.7%), Polish (4.2%), Irish (4.0%), Dutch (1.5%), Norwegian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 5.26 square miles.

Population density: 3,376 people per square mile   (average).

Menasha, Wisconsin map

981 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

5.4%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,085 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,072 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (4.0 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (83.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (168.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Neenah, WI (1.8 miles ),
Appleton, WI (2.0 miles ),
Grand Chute, WI (2.2 miles ),
Harrison, WI (2.3 miles ),
Kimberly, WI (2.5 miles ),
Combined Locks, WI (2.7 miles ),
Buchanan, WI (2.8 miles ),
Little Chute, WI (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 88.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -756 (-4.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,507 (16.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Distribution of median household income in Menasha, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Menasha, WI in 2017
Menasha satellite photo by USGS

Menasha tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2001: 102 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2003: 131 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2004: 75 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2013: 56 buildings, average cost: $213,200
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2017: 43 buildings, average cost: $139,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Menasha, WI residents
Average permit cost in Menasha, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Menasha, WI
Historical housing units in Menasha, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +1,581 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in Menasha, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (12.9%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (15.6%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Paper (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Menasha, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)

Average climate in Menasha, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Menasha, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 58.0. This is better than average.

City:

58.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 6.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.47
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Menasha-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Menasha city center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Menasha-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 399.5 miles away from Menasha center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 374.0 miles away from Menasha center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 328.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 410.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 448.8 miles away from Menasha center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Winnebago County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Menasha topographic map

Main business address for: BANTA CORP (COMMERCIAL PRINTING).

Hospitals and medical centers in Menasha:

  • PREFERRED HOME HLTH CARE (1476 KENWOOD DR)
  • OAKRIDGE GARDENS NUR CTR, INC (1700 MIDWAY RD)
  • OAKRIDGE GARDENS NURSING CENTER (1700 MIDWAY RD)

Amtrak stations near Menasha:

  • 4 miles: APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
  • 15 miles: OSHKOSH (124 N. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: NEW LONDON (501 S. PEARL ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Menasha:

  • Lawrence University (about 4 miles; Appleton, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,821)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 5 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 15 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 25 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 28 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 30 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 31 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)

Public high school in Menasha:

  • MENASHA HIGH (Students: 986, Location: 420 7TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Menasha:

  • KENNAN ACADEMY (Students: 5, Location: 3010 S APPLETON RD, Grades: 6-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Menasha:

  • MAPLEWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 789, Location: 1600 MIDWAY RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • CLOVIS GROVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 503, Location: 974 9TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • BUTTE DES MORTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 456, Location: 501 TAYCO ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • GEGAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 405, Location: 675 W AIRPORT RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • BANTA SCHOOL (Students: 249, Location: 328 SIXTH ST, Grades: PK-1)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (Location: 105 ICE ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • NICOLET ELEMENTARY (Location: 449 AHNAIP ST, Grades: 3-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Menasha:

  • SETON CATHOLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 153, Location: 312 NICOLET BLVD, Grades: 6-8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 122, Location: 540 2ND ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • MT CAVALRY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 79, Location: N8728 COOP RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 63, Location: 300 BROAD ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Menasha

Library in Menasha:

  • ELISHA D. SMITH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,394,605; Location: 440 FIRST ST.; 125,147 books; 11,266 e-books; 12,734 audio materials; 12,473 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 318 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Menasha: Menasha Water Works (A), Menasha City Hall (B), Germania Hall (C), Falcons Hall (D), Elisha D Smith Public Library (E), Gold Cross Ambulance Service Menasha (F), Neenah - Menasha Fire Rescue Station 36 (G), Neenah - Menasha Fire Rescue Station 35 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Menasha: BANTA CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Menasha include: First Congregational Church (A), Saint Johns Polish Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (E), Saint Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Little Lake Butte Des Morts (A), Lake Winnebago 6124 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Menasha include: Clovis Park (1), Jefferson Park (2), Smith Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: General Information (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 140 Main Street), Amusement Devices Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1219 Appleton Road), Lamers Bus Lines Inc - Tour & Travel Service (Tours & Charters; 1825 Novak Drive).

Hotel: London Place Apartments (1000 Lucerne Drive).

Court: Menasha City - Police Dept- Traffic Court (430 1st Street).

Birthplace of: Eric Hinske - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, born: Aug 5, 1977), Dave Koslo - Baseball player, Melissa Ann Young - Beauty contestant.

Winnebago County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Menasha and their reported violations in the past:

SUBWAY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2006)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Menasha in 2010:

  • 58 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Menasha in 2000:

  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Menasha (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank - Fox Valley: Menasha Office at 320 Racine Street, branch established on 1992/11/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.7 mil, Deposits: $273.8 mil, headquarters in Neenah, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Menasha Bancshares, Inc.
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Main Street Branch at 130 Main Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • North Shore Bank, FSB: 1500 Appleton Rd. Branch at 1500 Appleton Rd., branch established on 1999/10/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,769.3 mil, Deposits: $1,357.7 mil, headquarters in Brookfield, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Appleton Menasha Branch at 150 Main Street, branch established on 1988/08/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Menasha:

Marital status in Menasha, WI
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Menasha:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Menasha
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Menasha, WI (based on Winnebago County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,51411
Evangelical Protestant23,93866
Mainline Protestant21,02243
Other1,35910
None84,161-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Winnebago County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Winnebago County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Winnebago County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Winnebago County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
Winnebago County:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Winnebago County:

26.3%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Menasha:

43.0%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Menasha:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Menasha:

12.1%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Menasha:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.3%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Menasha:

54.6%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Menasha, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 31$186,175$72,0680$0
Streets and Highways 28$144,442$61,9040$0
Electric Power 25$150,645$72,3100$0
Water Supply 15$94,136$75,3090$0
Parks and Recreation 14$49,306$42,2620$0
Other Government Administration 13$25,438$23,4810$0
Local Libraries 10$45,032$54,03812$16,403
Police - Other 6$25,314$50,62816$12,537
Financial Administration 5$27,619$66,2860$0
Health 5$26,002$62,40511$18,917
Solid Waste Management 3$13,498$53,9920$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$15,544$62,1760$0
Judicial and Legal 1$9,254$111,0480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,936$35,2320$0
Totals for Government 160$815,341$61,15139$47,857

Menasha government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,430,000 ($80.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,084,000 ($61.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $879,000 ($49.53)
    Electric Utilities: $774,000 ($43.61)
    Parking Facilities: $290,000 ($16.34)
    Health - Other: $279,000 ($15.72)
    General Public Buildings: $99,000 ($5.58)
    Libraries: $67,000 ($3.78)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $87,102,000 ($4907.71)
    Water Utilities: $5,530,000 ($311.58)
    Police Protection: $4,479,000 ($252.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,162,000 ($178.16)
    Regular Highways: $2,748,000 ($154.83)
    General - Other: $1,682,000 ($94.77)
    Sewerage: $1,657,000 ($93.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,650,000 ($92.97)
    Libraries: $1,513,000 ($85.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,203,000 ($67.78)
    Health - Other: $820,000 ($46.20)
    Central Staff Services: $548,000 ($30.88)
    Financial Administration: $536,000 ($30.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $451,000 ($25.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $217,000 ($12.23)
    Transit Utilities: $167,000 ($9.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $120,000 ($6.76)
    General Public Buildings: $113,000 ($6.37)
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000 ($2.59)
    Parking Facilities: $43,000 ($2.42)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $30,000 ($1.69)
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000 ($0.45)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $766,000 ($43.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,494,000 ($140.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $13,000 ($0.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,192,000 ($67.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $160,000 ($9.02)
    Police Protection: $125,000 ($7.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,355,000 ($470.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $362,000 ($20.40)

Menasha government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,226,000 ($125.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,201,000 ($67.67)
    Other: $656,000 ($36.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $352,000 ($19.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($9.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($0.68)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,154,000 ($65.02)
    Health and Hospitals: $280,000 ($15.78)
    Highways: $53,000 ($2.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $365,000 ($20.57)
    General Revenue - Other: $280,000 ($15.78)
    Special Assessments: $212,000 ($11.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $135,000 ($7.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $126,000 ($7.10)
    Rents: $80,000 ($4.51)
    Sale of Property: $18,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $91,904,000 ($5178.27)
    Water Utilities: $9,974,000 ($561.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,212,000 ($237.32)
    Other: $1,234,000 ($69.53)
    Highways: $574,000 ($32.34)
    Education: $385,000 ($21.69)
    Health and Hospitals: $82,000 ($4.62)
  • Tax - Property: $11,216,000 ($631.96)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $307,000 ($17.30)
    Other License: $276,000 ($15.55)
    Other: $158,000 ($8.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.11)

Menasha government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,813,000 ($3595.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,368,000 ($3457.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,056,000 ($566.60)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,611,000 ($428.84)

Menasha government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,678,000 ($432.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,629,000 ($91.78)

6.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Outagamie County, WI  2.06% ($45,235 average AGI)
from Calumet County, WI  0.46% ($50,511)
from Fond du Lac County, WI  0.45% ($41,535)


6.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Outagamie County, WI  2.22% ($59,783 average AGI)
to Calumet County, WI  0.36% ($46,340)
to Fond du Lac County, WI  0.32% ($55,502)
Businesses in Menasha, WI
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Subway2
Burger King1Taco Bell1
Curves1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul3
Jones New York1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
McDonald's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Menasha:

  • 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.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOSH (1490 AM; 1 kW; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Menasha:

  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • 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.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W203AV (88.5 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; SEYMOUR, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Menasha:

  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Menasha fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 56Number of bridges
  • 1,263ft / 385mTotal length
  • $30,287,000Total costs
  • 1,136,870Total average daily traffic
  • 59,011Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,205,816Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Menasha, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 161970-1979
  • 241990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 132010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Menasha, WI
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Menasha)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Menasha, WI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Menasha)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Menasha)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED70$100,55187$86,808365$101,49344$40,8203$662,03331$79,6344$30,183
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$91,1503$80,46029$94,4943$32,9070$02$78,7552$30,495
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$87,76210$79,47695$103,1177$32,0631$219,7404$53,9854$34,645
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$101,8809$88,26384$100,80112$26,5070$02$52,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,1601$53,57012$108,5601$63,0000$01$24,0301$24,030

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00 , 0026.01, 0026.02, 0027.00, 0028.00, 0029.00, 0030.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$101,45416$124,0710$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$97,1233$141,5201$36,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$84,8931$110,2200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$71,3801$61,3700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$85,1500$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00 , 0026.01, 0026.02, 0027.00, 0028.00, 0029.00, 0030.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Menasha, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Menasha, WI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 43. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2017, and the least - 16 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Menasha, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.4%), and Outside Fires (22.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Menasha, WI
    • 43359.4%Structure Fires
    • 16322.4%Outside Fires
    • 10514.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 283.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Menasha, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Menasha, WI
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Menasha, WI
  • 54.2%Utility gas
  • 35.8%Electricity
  • 4.1%Other fuel
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used


Menasha compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.

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  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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