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Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2016: 102,144 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 97,296 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 20,059
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,348
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,954
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,290 (it was 9,977 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 723 sq. mi.

Water area: 42.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fond du Lac County: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.0%), Manufacturing (15.6%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years
Males: 49,848  (48.8%)
Females: 52,296  (51.2%)

Fond du Lac County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fond du Lac County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,310 ($45,578 in 1999)

This county:

$58,310
Wisconsin:

$56,811

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $604 (lower quartile is $494, upper quartile is $767)
This county:

$604
State:

$684


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $157,700 (it was $101,100 in 2000)
Fond du Lac:

$157,700
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,800 - $230,700

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $189,002
Here:

$189,002
State:

$219,030

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,763
Here:

$173,763
State:

$183,917

In 2-unit structures: $128,245
Here:

$128,245
State:

$162,149

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $129,864
Here:

$129,864
State:

$157,587

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,959
Here:

$128,959
State:

$204,898

Mobile homes: $34,528
Here:

$34,528
State:

$50,465
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,282
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $529

Institutionalized population: 1,631

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 219
  • Auto thefts: 12

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 47
  • Thefts: 196
  • Auto thefts: 22
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 243 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2008: 149 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 2009: 118 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2010: 113 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2011: 86 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2012: 83 buildings, average cost: $244,200
  • 2013: 114 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2014: 106 buildings, average cost: $261,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,983 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,945 (1.9%)

Fond du Lac County household income distribution in 2009 Fond du Lac County home values distribution Fond du Lac County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.6%
Fond du Lac County:

6.6%
Wisconsin:

11.8%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.7% for American Indian residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.0 years old
(Males: 39.7 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 21.7 years old, American Indian residents: 32.9 years old, Asian residents: 40.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.8 years old, Other race residents: 24.3 years old)

Area name: Fond du Lac, WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fond du Lac County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $745 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fond du Lac, Waupun, Ripon, North Fond du Lac, Taycheedah, Empire, Auburn, Campbellsport, Ashford, Lamartine.

Fond du Lac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2012 air pollution in Fond du Lac County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Aurora County, South Dakota , Custer County, South Dakota , Jerauld County, South Dakota , Moody County, South Dakota , Mitchell County, Iowa , Worth County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 4,722
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,094 (27.0% naturalized citizens)

Fond du Lac County:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 1,364
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,366
  • 1990 to 1999: 555
  • 1980 to 1989: 293
  • 1970 to 1979: 208
  • Before 1970: 412
Note: State values scaled to Fond du Lac County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.1%

Fond du Lac County marital status for males Fond du Lac County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 32,183
  • One, attached: 1,383
  • Two: 2,242
  • 3 or 4: 846
  • 5 to 9: 2,512
  • 10 to 19: 1,668
  • 20 to 49: 1,322
  • 50 or more: 1,048
  • Mobile homes: 1,514

Housing units in Fond du Lac County with a mortgage: 18,554 (740 second mortgage, 2,306 home equity loan, 120 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,828

Here:

64.3% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fond du Lac County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic29,71415
Evangelical Protestant15,45744
Mainline Protestant12,33932
Other5006
Orthodox2201
None43,403-
Fond du Lac County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Fond du Lac County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Fond du Lac County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fond du Lac County:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Fond du Lac County:

28.4%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.9%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Fond du Lac County:

Average size of farms: 211 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $101,700
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $160.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.03%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,407
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $97,653
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.22
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 45.30%
Corn for grain: 86821 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12415 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 47824 harvested acres
Vegetables: 17,085 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 103 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fond du Lac County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% 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 368.2 miles away from Fond du Lac County 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 160.1 miles away from the county 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 342.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 306.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 366.7 miles away from Fond du Lac County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 400.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2008 to July 25, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1768: June 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1768, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2004 to July 03, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1526: June 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1526, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Incident Period: July 17, 1996 to July 22, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1131: August 02, 1996, FEMA Id: 1131, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-994: July 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 10, 1986 to October 03, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-775: October 07, 1986, FEMA Id: 775, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Icing, Wind, Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-496: March 23, 1976, FEMA Id: 496, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 26, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-431: April 26, 1974, FEMA Id: 431, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Fond du Lac County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (42%)
  • India (18%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Bolivia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fond du Lac County (%):

  • German (53%)
  • American (7%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Fond du Lac County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 38,989 (82.0%)
  • Carpooled: 3,866 (8.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 264 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 138 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,981 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,281 (4.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 1,177 people in nursing homes
  • 1,005 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 979 people in state prisons
  • 568 people in religious group quarters
  • 277 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 149 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 1,236 people in college/university student housing
  • 670 people in state prisons
  • 630 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 498 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 301 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 186 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,045.

4.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Fond du Lac County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

3.22% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($24,704 average AGI)
0.98% relocated from other states ($9,699 average AGI)
Fond du Lac County:

0.98%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, WI  0.55% ($32,461 average AGI)
from Dodge County, WI  0.54% ($35,351)
from Washington County, WI  0.28% ($32,696)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.27% ($31,423)
from Green Lake County, WI  0.22% ($35,913)
from Sheboygan County, WI  0.21% ($33,141)
from Dane County, WI  0.11% ($38,660)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Fond du Lac County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

3.46% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($26,144 average AGI)
1.14% relocated to other states ($9,474 average AGI)
Fond du Lac County:

1.14%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, WI  0.59% ($30,641 average AGI)
to Dodge County, WI  0.47% ($36,588)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.33% ($37,566)
to Washington County, WI  0.29% ($37,752)
to Dane County, WI  0.23% ($34,113)
to Green Lake County, WI  0.22% ($34,591)
to Sheboygan County, WI  0.17% ($29,792)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.3

Births per 1000 population in Fond du Lac County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Fond du Lac County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fond du Lac County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fond du Lac County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fond du Lac County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,969 (13,848 aged, 2,121 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 874 (3%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,315)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (846)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (678)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (636)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (564)
  • Unspecified dementia (552)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (503)
  • Congestive heart failure (428)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (285)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (257)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,444
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 223
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,631

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,139
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 916
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 145.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.9
  • Poisoning - 36.4
  • Suffocation - 32.0
  • Other - 7.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 102,144
  • In family households: 84,258 (16,081 male householders, 12,396 female householders)
    23,403 spouses, 26,717 children (24,766 natural, 841 adopted, 1,110 stepchildren), 1,770 grandchildren, 769 brothers or sisters, 813 parents, 483 other relatives, 1,826 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,461 (5,844 male householders (4,742 living alone)), 6,494 female householders (5,754 living alone)), 2,123 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,425

Size of family households: 14,032 2-persons, 6,044 3-persons, 4,660 4-persons, 2,500 5-persons, 742 6-persons, 499 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,496 1-person, 1,596 2-persons, 230 3-persons, 16 6-persons.

15,257 married couples with children.
4,711 single-parent households (2,040 men, 2,671 women).

93.7% of residents of Fond du Lac speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $443,387,000 ($4,494 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,022,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $227,344,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $91,921,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,554,000
Federal grants: $89,604,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,899,000 ($2,195,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,064,000 ($912,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,265,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $49,470,000
Federal Government insurance: $76,413,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,025
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,631
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +594
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +183
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fond du Lac County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.47 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 543
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,216
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,788
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,962
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,700
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,177
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,968
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,328
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,074
  • 1939 or earlier: 11,962
Note: State values scaled to Fond du Lac population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fond du Lac County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 325
  • 4 rooms: 2,123
  • 5 rooms: 5,725
  • 6 rooms: 5,886
  • 7 rooms: 6,505
  • 8 rooms: 3,898
  • 9+ rooms: 4,901
  • 1 room: 422
  • 2 rooms: 776
  • 3 rooms: 1,993
  • 4 rooms: 3,103
  • 5 rooms: 2,212
  • 6 rooms: 1,619
  • 7 rooms: 374
  • 8 rooms: 535
  • 9+ rooms: 399
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fond du Lac County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 181
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,220
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,451
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,426
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,104
  • no bedroom: 422
  • 1 bedroom: 3,080
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,741
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,967
  • 4 bedrooms: 983
  • 5+ bedrooms: 240
Cars and other vehicles available in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fond du Lac County population
  • no vehicle: 496
  • 1 vehicle: 5,935
  • 2 vehicles: 12,852
  • 3 vehicles: 7,337
  • 4 vehicles: 1,985
  • 5+ vehicles: 777
  • no vehicle: 1,924
  • 1 vehicle: 5,128
  • 2 vehicles: 3,103
  • 3 vehicles: 646
  • 4 vehicles: 567
  • 5+ vehicles: 65

88% of Fond du Lac County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Wisconsin.

Fond du Lac County:

87.7%
State average:

85.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 83,978
  • Other state: 13,925
  • Northeast: 882
  • Midwest: 8,720
  • South: 2,164
  • West: 2,159

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fond du Lac County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.4%)
  • Electricity (8.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (49.3%)
  • Electricity (42.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,762
Here:

16.6%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 584
Here:

12.0%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,372
Here:

45.0%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fond du Lac County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $12,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $8,844,000
    Police Protection: $8,830,000
    Regular Highways: $2,874,000
    General Public Buildings: $203,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $45,155,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,820,000
    Regular Highways: $11,554,000
    Police Protection: $7,186,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,649,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,509,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,569,000
    General - Other: $2,390,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,026,000
    Financial Administration: $1,879,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,677,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,571,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,181,000
    Libraries: $777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $692,000
    Air Transportation: $538,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $895,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $777,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $665,000
    Parks and Recreation: $449,000
    General - Other: $445,000
    Police Protection: $380,000
    Health - Other: $333,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $229,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
    General Public Building: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,176,000

Fond du Lac County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $41,326,000
    Parks and Recreation: $994,000
    Air Transportation: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,025,000
    Highways: $1,546,000
    All Other: $1,300,000
    Public Welfare: $398,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,166,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $748,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $281,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $97,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $41,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,550,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,750,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,509,000
    Highways: $4,166,000
    All Other: $1,065,000
    Housing and Community Development: $353,000
    Education: $49,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,381,000
    Other License: $389,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $238,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,000

Fond du Lac County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,110,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,775,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,465,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $598,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $302,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $296,000

Fond du Lac County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,434,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $302,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,118
  • Number of aged recipients: 108
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,010
  • Number of recipients under 18: 178
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 762
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 178
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 493
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 443
Fond du Lac County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fond du Lac County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full 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 ORIGINATED302$121,258624$116,9654,175$134,428255$74,37311$772,545265$129,40054$48,741
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$112,00021$118,000239$143,74122$32,0910$011$140,27310$47,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$118,892103$72,612750$138,56876$42,2241$147,00039$110,82154$38,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$107,11140$113,000559$134,22033$72,7882$1,754,00021$107,9053$37,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$145,0005$1,611,60094$160,0323$67,6670$07$322,2860$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED108$124,000143$145,9790$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$193,36831$164,1292$245,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$116,00021$170,5241$52,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$148,00014$148,5710$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$221,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Fond du Lac County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John91177.1 years
William67777.7 years
Mary65380.8 years
Robert58371.8 years
George50878.1 years
Margaret44082.0 years
Helen42481.1 years
Edward42178.3 years
Joseph40178.0 years
Dorothy38980.4 years
Most common last names in Fond du Lac County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22178.3 years
Johnson21876.6 years
Miller19378.5 years
Schultz15478.2 years
Anderson14278.2 years
Schmidt13979.0 years
Krueger13079.3 years
Wagner12478.0 years
Schneider10977.7 years
Schmitz10378.3 years
Businesses in Fond du Lac County, WI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Aeropostale1Mazda1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's3
Applebee's1Menards1
Arby's1Microtel1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Blockbuster1Pac Sun1
Burger King1Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Penske2
Chevrolet3PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen4Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Deb1RadioShack2
Decora Cabinetry1Ramada1
FedEx4Sears2
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Ford3Starbucks2
GNC1Subway7
GameStop2Super 81
Goodwill2T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block4Taco Bell2
Hardee's2Target1
Holiday Inn1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
Hyundai1True Value3
JCPenney1U-Haul5
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular3
KFC1UPS5
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture2Walgreens2
LensCrafters1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA2

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