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Appleton, WI (Wisconsin) Houses and Residents

Appleton,WI index of house prices

Total population: 73,971 (Urban population: 69,597, Rural population: 527 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 29,250 (28,852 occupied: 18,632 owner occupied, 10,220 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,401 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $47,182.

Median contract rent in 2016: $456 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $547)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $749


Median gross rent in Appleton, WI in 2016: $508

Housing units in Appleton with a mortgage: 13,318 (751 second mortgage, 956 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,314

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,541

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,409

Median monthly housing costs: $918


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Appleton, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $143,000 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Appleton:

$143,000
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $112,600 - $186,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $175,881
Here:

$175,881
State:

$219,030

Townhouses or other attached units: $230,124
Here:

$230,124
State:

$183,917

In 2-unit structures: $147,269
Here:

$147,269
State:

$162,149

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $517,799
Here:

$517,799
State:

$157,587

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,348
Here:

$281,348
State:

$204,898

Mobile homes: $50,649
Here:

$50,649
State:

$50,465
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 75,465
  • In family households: 59,876 (9,020 male householders, 8,983 female householders)
    14,537 spouses, 23,672 children (21,671 natural, 954 adopted, 1,047 stepchildren), 456 grandchildren, 679 brothers or sisters, 465 parents, 815 other relatives, 1,249 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,120 (5,411 male householders (4,098 living alone)), 5,438 female householders (4,726 living alone)), 2,271 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,469

Size of family households: 8,008 2-persons, 3,770 3-persons, 3,416 4-persons, 1,534 5-persons, 804 6-persons, 471 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,824 1-person, 1,759 2-persons, 155 3-persons, 58 4-persons, 53 5-persons.

13,636 married couples with children.
5,215 single-parent households (982 men, 4,233 women).

88.4% of residents of Appleton speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 4,571 (6.1%)
(49.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Appleton, Wisconsin:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2361 bedroom
  • 3,2512 bedrooms
  • 9,6593 bedrooms
  • 4,3874 bedrooms
  • 1,0995+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Appleton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Appleton, Wisconsin:

  • 115no bedroom
  • 2,2871 bedroom
  • 5,1302 bedrooms
  • 2,4673 bedrooms
  • 2214 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Appleton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Appleton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 317no vehicle
  • 5,2071 vehicle
  • 9,3952 vehicles
  • 2,6953 vehicles
  • 8414 vehicles
  • 1775+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Appleton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Appleton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 969no vehicle
  • 5,2901 vehicle
  • 3,0012 vehicles
  • 7073 vehicles
  • 1044 vehicles
  • 1495+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Appleton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Appleton, Wisconsin:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1013 rooms
  • 1,6094 rooms
  • 3,7005 rooms
  • 4,6416 rooms
  • 2,8197 rooms
  • 2,5778 rooms
  • 3,1859+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Appleton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Appleton, Wisconsin:

  • 1151 room
  • 5602 rooms
  • 2,0463 rooms
  • 3,1864 rooms
  • 2,1405 rooms
  • 1,2906 rooms
  • 3427 rooms
  • 1768 rooms
  • 3659+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Appleton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Appleton, WI household income distribution

  • Appleton, WI household income distribution
  • 999Less than $10,000
  • 1,539$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,194$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,046$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,853$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,232$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,228$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,319$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,114$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,398$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,188$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,946$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,042$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,689$125,000 to $149,999
  • 899$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,166$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Appleton, WI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Appleton, WI
  • 224Less than $10,000
  • 119$10,000 to $14,999
  • 149$25,000 to $29,999
  • 51$50,000 to $59,999
  • 169$60,000 to $69,999
  • 471$70,000 to $79,999
  • 775$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,034$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,295$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,204$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,896$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,279$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,633$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,066$250,000 to $299,999
  • 801$300,000 to $399,999
  • 83$400,000 to $499,999
  • 278$500,000 to $749,999
  • 33$750,000 to $999,999
  • 72$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Appleton, WI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Appleton, WI
  • 32$100 to $149
  • 157$150 to $199
  • 319$200 to $249
  • 153$250 to $299
  • 29$300 to $349
  • 294$350 to $399
  • 444$400 to $449
  • 481$450 to $499
  • 1,555$500 to $549
  • 1,657$550 to $599
  • 988$600 to $649
  • 357$650 to $699
  • 611$700 to $749
  • 192$750 to $799
  • 1,031$800 to $899
  • 641$900 to $999
  • 337$1,000 to $1,249
  • 102$1,250 to $1,499
  • 232$1,500 to $1,999
  • 81$2,000 to $2,499
  • 182$2,500 to $2,999
  • 345No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8392010 or later
  • 1,2212000 to 2009
  • 1,3661990 to 1999
  • 8521980 to 1989
  • 5391970 to 1979
  • 376Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Appleton population
Appleton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,135
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,594
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,256
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,733
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,511
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,074
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,708
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 314
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 331
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 598
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 337
  • 90 or more minutes: 592
Appleton, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 56.4%
Number of people working at home: 1,436 (3.6% of all workers)

Appleton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 40,686 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 2,860 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 335 (1%)
  • Taxi: 216 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 315 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,465 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,436 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 11,137
 American: 2,702
 Irish: 1,222
 Dutch: 951
 Polish: 936
 Norwegian: 820
 English: 567
 European: 538
 French (except Basque): 424
 Italian: 412
 Finnish: 214
 Swedish: 207
 Danish: 173
 Belgian: 157
 French Canadian: 132
 Afghan: 122
 Hungarian: 118
 Scandinavian: 108
 Scottish: 108
 Czech: 83
 Canadian: 83
 Eastern European: 81
 Northern European: 60
 Russian: 59
 Greek: 56
 Ethiopian: 40
 British: 36
 Croatian: 35
 Austrian: 35
 Welsh: 33
 Swiss: 31
 Icelander: 30
 Czechoslovakian: 27
 Scotch-Irish: 26
 British West Indian: 24
 Pennsylvania German: 22
 Lithuanian: 20
 Slovene: 20
 Luxemburger: 16
 Australian: 16
 African: 15
 Latvian: 15
 Jamaican: 14
 Armenian: 11
 Slavic: 8
 West Indian: 8
 Albanian: 7
 Nigerian: 7
 Romanian: 5
 Slovak: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 5
 Iranian: 4
 Ukrainian: 3
 Lebanese: 2

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

  • 25%Mexico
  • 21%Laos
  • 9%Thailand
  • 7%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%India
  • 3%Canada
  • 2%Philippines

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

  • This state: 54,094
  • Other state: 16,189
  • Northeast: 1,159
  • Midwest: 10,210
  • South: 2,628
  • West: 2,192

85% of Appleton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Wisconsin.

Appleton:

85.5%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 463
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 64
  • 5th and 6th grade: 112
  • 7th and 8th grade: 118
  • 9th grade: 318
  • 10th grade: 495
  • 11th grade: 481
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 290
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,835
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,889
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,291
  • Associate degree: 2,375
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,523
  • Master's degree: 1,488
  • Professional school degree: 481
  • Doctorate degree: 168

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 331
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 172
  • 5th and 6th grade: 199
  • 7th and 8th grade: 142
  • 9th grade: 276
  • 10th grade: 164
  • 11th grade: 71
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 238
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,820
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,403
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,173
  • Associate degree: 3,127
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,779
  • Master's degree: 1,501
  • Professional school degree: 521
  • Doctorate degree: 109

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 15.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 12.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 6.6%Females
Appleton marital status for males
Appleton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,791
  • One, attached: 1,493
  • Two: 2,685
  • 3 or 4: 486
  • 5 to 9: 1,613
  • 10 to 19: 1,037
  • 20 to 49: 853
  • 50 or more: 1,151
  • Mobile homes: 141

Median worth of mobile homes: $53,742

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Appleton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Appleton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (86.5%)
  • Electricity (6.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (63.1%)
  • Electricity (31.5%)
  • Other fuel (3.2%)
  • No fuel used (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,016
Here:

11.2%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 75
Here:

1.8%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,516
Here:

27.9%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)