Appleton, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 74,653 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 35,788  (47.9%)
Females: 38,865  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54136, 54911, 54913, 54914, 54915, 54952.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,374 (it was $47,285 in 2000)
Appleton:

$58,374
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,403 (it was $22,478 in 2000)

Appleton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $148,600 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Appleton:

$148,600
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,900; detached houses: $198,315; townhouses or other attached units: $172,355; in 2-unit structures: $78,358; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,349; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $58,910; mobile homes: $79,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $779.

March 2019 cost of living index in Appleton: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.5%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.4% for Black residents, 22.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.9% for American Indian residents, 23.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.1% for other race residents, 29.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Appleton, WI (2017)
    • 60,51780.7%White alone
    • 5,9718.0%Asian alone
    • 4,8206.4%Hispanic
    • 2,5673.4%Black alone
    • 1,4031.9%Two or more races
    • 3850.5%American Indian alone
    • 880.1%Other race alone
    • 500.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 435 registered sex offenders living in Appleton, Wisconsin as of August 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Appleton is 170 to 1.


Crime rates in Appleton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.7)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(38.2)
26
(36.9)
26
(37.1)
20
(28.6)
21
(29.9)
17
(24.0)
33
(45.2)
28
(38.1)
28
(38.3)
23
(31.1)
43
(57.9)
30
(40.3)
39
(52.2)
26
(34.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(22.7)
26
(36.9)
23
(32.8)
19
(27.2)
18
(25.6)
13
(18.3)
29
(39.8)
22
(30.0)
14
(19.1)
21
(28.4)
13
(17.5)
20
(26.9)
17
(22.8)
23
(30.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
130
(184.0)
135
(191.6)
97
(138.2)
116
(165.8)
125
(177.8)
172
(242.3)
155
(212.5)
163
(222.0)
133
(181.8)
153
(207.2)
145
(195.1)
156
(209.6)
146
(195.6)
116
(154.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
403
(570.5)
381
(540.6)
413
(588.6)
324
(463.0)
327
(465.2)
305
(429.7)
220
(301.6)
254
(345.9)
186
(254.3)
168
(227.5)
172
(231.5)
175
(235.1)
136
(182.2)
131
(174.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,635
(2,315)
1,690
(2,398)
1,883
(2,684)
1,837
(2,625)
1,521
(2,164)
1,379
(1,943)
1,213
(1,663)
1,111
(1,513)
1,088
(1,488)
1,190
(1,612)
1,031
(1,387)
1,080
(1,451)
996
(1,334)
973
(1,299)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(63.7)
64
(90.8)
83
(118.3)
56
(80.0)
36
(51.2)
32
(45.1)
25
(34.3)
27
(36.8)
30
(41.0)
23
(31.1)
39
(52.5)
39
(52.4)
23
(30.8)
47
(62.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(14.2)
16
(22.7)
8
(11.4)
12
(17.1)
9
(12.8)
15
(21.1)
10
(13.7)
3
(4.1)
15
(20.5)
17
(23.0)
10
(13.5)
6
(8.1)
15
(20.1)
5
(6.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)211.8222.8225.1208.0193.2184.5181.0171.6156.1157.8166.5166.3159.0137.1

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City-data.com crime index in Appleton, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 135 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (31.6%), American (7.7%), Irish (3.3%), Dutch (2.6%), Norwegian (2.5%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,575 people per square mile   (average).

Appleton, Wisconsin map

5,279 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 1.9% Latin America).

This city:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,785 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,218 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (86.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (171.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grand Chute, WI (1.5 miles ),
Kimberly, WI (1.8 miles ),
Menasha, WI (2.0 miles ),
Combined Locks, WI (2.1 miles ),
Little Chute, WI (2.1 miles ),
Buchanan, WI (2.3 miles ),
Harrison, WI (2.3 miles ),
Vandenbroek, WI (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.27 N, Longitude: 88.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,182 (+9.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,730 (39.6%)

Area code: 920

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

Detailed articles:

Appleton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2005: 121 buildings, average cost: $295,600
  • 2006: 115 buildings, average cost: $264,300
  • 2007: 85 buildings, average cost: $283,600
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $302,100
  • 2009: 74 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2010: 64 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $308,100
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $248,700
  • 2013: 77 buildings, average cost: $237,400
  • 2014: 58 buildings, average cost: $313,900
  • 2015: 58 buildings, average cost: $335,100
  • 2016: 53 buildings, average cost: $326,100
  • 2017: 68 buildings, average cost: $248,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Appleton, WI residents
Average permit cost in Appleton, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Appleton, WI
Historical housing units in Appleton, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +3,771 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in Appleton, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Paper (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Paper (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Appleton, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.3%)

Average climate in Appleton, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Appleton, 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 3.5 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 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.47
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Appleton-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 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 F4 tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Appleton-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 403.0 miles away from Appleton 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 195.7 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 377.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 410.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 329.9 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 448.6 miles away from the city 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 Outagamie County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Appleton topographic map

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 in Appleton:

  • APPLETON MED CTR (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1818 N MEADE ST)
  • ST ELIZABETH HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1506 S ONEIDA ST)

Nursing Homes in Appleton:

  • AFFINITY SUBACUTE CARE (1506 S ONEIDA ST)
  • APPLETON HEALTH CARE CENTER (2915 N MEADE ST)
  • BREWSTER VILLAGE (3300 W BREWSTER ST)
  • COLONY OAKS CARE CTR (601 N BRIARCLIFF DR)
  • FRANCISCAN CARE CENTER INC (2915 N MEADE ST)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (1335 S ONEIDA ST)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (3400 W BREWSTER ST)
  • PEABODY MANOR (2600 S HERITAGE WOODS DR)
  • PEABODY MANOR INC (720 WEST 5TH STREET)
  • RENNES HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER- APPLETON (325 E FLORIDA AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Appleton:

  • FMC DIALYSIS - APPLETON (2701 N ONEIDA ST, STE E)

Home Health Centers in Appleton:

  • THEDACARE AT HOME (3000 E COLLEGE AVE STE A)

Airports and heliports located in Appleton:

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Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/Universities in Appleton:

  • Fox Valley Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 5,682; Location: 1825 N Bluemound Dr; Public; Website: www.fvtc.edu)
  • Lawrence University (Full-time enrollment: 2,821; Location: College Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lawrence.edu)
  • Gill-Tech Academy of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 129; Location: 230 S. McCarthy Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.gill-tech.com)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Appleton (Full-time enrollment: 101; Location: 3355 W College Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tspaappleton.com)
  • Empire Beauty School-Appleton (Full-time enrollment: 79; Location: 525 Westhill Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Appleton:

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 19 miles; Oshkosh, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,637)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 21 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 24 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 31 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 34 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 34 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Lakeland College (about 39 miles; Plymouth, WI; FT enrollment: 2,395)

Biggest public high schools in Appleton:

Private high schools in Appleton:

  • XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 587, Location: 1600 W PROSPECT AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • THE ACADEMY OF THE FOX CITIES (Students: 61, Location: 555 N LYNNDALE DR, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Appleton:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Appleton:

  • ST JOSEPH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 359, Location: 2626 N ONEIDA ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 305, Location: 500 W MARQUETTE ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • MOUNT OLIVE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 225, Location: 930 E FLORIDA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL (Students: 216, Location: W2796 COUNTY ROAD KK, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST THOMAS MORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 187, Location: 1810 N MCDONALD ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ST BERNADETTE (Students: 179, Location: 2331 E LOURDES DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • APPLETON CATHOLIC CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 164, Location: 313 S STATE ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • RIVERVIEW LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 149, Location: 136 W SEYMOUR ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 103, Location: 225 E HARRIS ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CELEBRATION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 80, Location: 3100 E EVERGREEN DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Appleton

Library in Appleton:

  • APPLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,365,992; Location: 225 N. ONEIDA ST.; 320,744 books; 13,261 e-books; 29,288 audio materials; 27,097 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 572 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Appleton: Appleton Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Appleton Water Works (B), Appleton Fire Department Station 5 (C), Appleton Fire Department Station 2 (D), Appleton Fire Department Station 4 (E), Wrifton Art Center (F), Stephenson Hall of Science (G), Seeley G Mudd Library (H), Ruth De Young Kohler Residence Hall for Women (I), Russell Sage Dormitory (J), Outagamie County Courthouse (K), Ormsby Hall (L), Memorial Union (M), Main Hall (N), Krannett Graduate Research Center (O), J A Kimberly Memorial Library (P), Worcester Auditorium (Q), Appleton Fire Department Station 1 (R), Downer Center (S), Coleman Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Northgate Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Appleton include: APPLETON PAPERS INC/WI (A), PAPERWEIGHT DEVELOPMENT CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Appleton include: All Saints Episcopal Church (A), Bethany Lutheran Church (B), Christian and Missionary Alliance Church (C), Church of the Open Bible (D), Emmanuel United Methodist Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), First Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Appleton Highland Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2), Zion Cemetery (3), Saint Joseph Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: 6187 Reservoir (A), 6183 Reservoir (B), Little Lake Butte Des Morts 6179 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Appleton include: Alicia Park (1), Arbutus Park (2), Appleton Memorial Park (3), Peabody Park (4), Erb Park (5), Goodland Field (6), Jones Park (7), Linwood Park (8), Lutz Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fox Cities Children's Museum (100 West College Avenue) (1), Hearthstone Friends of Inc (Museums; 625 West Prospect Avenue) (2), Memorial Park Arboretum & Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1313 East Witzke Boulevard) (3), Outagame County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 330 East College Avenue) (4), Paper Industry Hall of Fame (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 425 West Water Street) (5), Outagamie County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 330 East College Avenue) (6), Bubolz Gordon Nature Preserve (Nature Centers; 4815 North Lynndale Drive) (7), Funset Boulevard (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3916 West College Avenue) (8), Laser Quest (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4236 West Wisconsin Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Fairfield Inn Appleton (132 Mall Drive) (1), Best Western Midway Hotel (3033 West College Avenue) (2), Holiday Inn Select (150 South Nicolet Road) (3), Extended Stay America - Appleton (4141 Boardwalk Ct) (4), Country Inn-Suites Appleton (355 Fox River Drive) (5), Jodi's Lounge (150 South Nicolet Road) (6), Baymont Inn & Suites - Appleton (3920 W College Ave) (7), Fairfield Marriott Inn (132 North Mall Drive) (8), Fox River Assisted Living & Memory Care Community (5800 Pennsylvania Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Sanitary District 1 & 2 Town of Grand Chute (3111 West Prospect Avenue) (1), Outagamie County - for Faster Service Look Below for the Department Nu- Family Court Commissi (320 South Walnut Street) (2), Outagamie County - for Faster Service Look Below for the Department Nu- Court Commissi (320 South Walnut Street) (3), Grand Chute Town - Municipal Court (1900 Grand Chute Boulevard) (4), Green Mark Congrsmn (609 East College Avenue) (5), Outagamie County - Youth & Family Services Facility- Juvenile Court In (500 West 5th Street) (6), Commerce Court Associates (3415 Commerce Court) (7), Randall Court (218 East Randall Street Ofc) (8), Outagamie County - for Faster Service Look Below for the Department Nu- Family Court Pro (401 South Elm Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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Outagamie 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 Appleton and their reported violations in the past:

APPLETON WATERWORKS (Address: 100 N APPLETON ST , Population served: 72,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-01-2008 and JAN-09-2009, Contaminant: Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from MAY-27-2008 to JUL-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007)
SWEETIE PIES (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
STONEYARD THE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TRINITY LUTHERAN CH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2008), St Boil Water Order (SEP-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Appleton that have no violations reported:

  • DARBOY SANITARY DIST 1 (Population served: 12,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MER & JACKIES SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEGACY SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • Y GO BY BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAYERS CHOICE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAMANN PARK SMALL SHELTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAMANN PARK PAVILION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAMANN PARK LARGE SHELTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAMANN PARK BATHHOUSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUTAGAMIE CONSERVATION CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.3%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Appleton in 2010:

  • 1,234 people in college/university student housing
  • 487 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 358 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 104 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 63 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Appleton in 2000:

  • 953 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 519 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 504 people in nursing homes
  • 265 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 39 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 27 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in halfway houses
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with most branches in Appleton (2011 data):

  • Associated Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Fox River Mall Branch, Calumet And Interstate 441 Banking C, Northland And Ballard Branch, Appleton Main Office Branch, Valley Fair Branch, Appleton Drive-Up Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Darboy Branch, Appleton West College, Appleton, Appleton East Wisconsin Avenue, West College Drive Up Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • AnchorBank, fsb: 2000 S Memorial Drive Branch, 1220 W Northland Avenue Branch, Appleton Branch, 110 Fox River Dr Branch. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Appleton East Branch, Appleton Grand Chute Branch, Appleton Main Branch. 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
  • Citizens Bank: Appleton West Branch, Appleton Branch, Darboy Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Appleton Downtown Branch, Ballard Branch, Appleton Mb Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Thrivent Financial Bank: at 2000 E Milestone Drive, branch established on 1998/11/02; 4321 N. Ballard Rd. Branch at 4321 N. Ballard Rd. Branch, branch established on 2006/11/06. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $546.9 mil, Deposits: $453.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • North Shore Bank, FSB: 1100 W Northland Avenue Branch at 1100 W Northland Avenue, branch established on 2005/01/22; 1200 W. Northland Ave. Branch at 1200 W. Northland Ave., branch established on 1990/05/31. 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
  • 13 other banks with 14 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Appleton:

Marital status in Appleton, WI
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Appleton:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Appleton, WI (based on Outagamie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic72,01423
Evangelical Protestant31,44772
Mainline Protestant22,90829
Other2,63513
Orthodox2242
None47,467-
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: 29
Outagamie County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Outagamie County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Outagamie County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 149
Here:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Outagamie County:

7.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Outagamie County:

14.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.4%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Appleton:

43.1%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Appleton:

22.1%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Appleton:

10.8%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Appleton:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Appleton:

54.6%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Appleton, 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 107$727,373$81,5750$0
Firefighters 91$580,823$76,5920$0
Other and Unallocable 87$439,332$60,5986$11,200
Transit 51$218,942$51,5165$6,470
Solid Waste Management 45$185,876$49,5671$2,181
Local Libraries 35$156,287$53,58457$50,603
Water Supply 35$189,428$64,9471$157
Financial Administration 30$156,765$62,7061$2,799
Police - Other 28$120,851$51,79340$31,184
Other Government Administration 25$149,526$71,77214$6,922
Housing and Community Development (Local) 13$71,508$66,0070$0
Sewerage 12$54,190$54,1900$0
Health 11$61,641$67,2457$14,929
Natural Resources 10$48,061$57,6730$0
Streets and Highways 7$40,980$70,2510$0
Judicial and Legal 5$33,876$81,3020$0
Parks and Recreation 5$26,948$64,67551$23,538
Fire - Other 4$21,702$65,1061$1,280
Totals for Government 601$3,284,109$65,573184$151,263

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

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $712,000 ($9.54)
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,911,000 ($146.16)
    General - Other: $4,158,000 ($55.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,248,000 ($16.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $810,000 ($10.85)
    Libraries: $260,000 ($3.48)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,625,000 ($222.70)
    Water Utilities: $14,138,000 ($189.38)
    Regular Highways: $12,688,000 ($169.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,281,000 ($151.11)
    Sewerage: $10,030,000 ($134.35)
    Transit Utilities: $9,110,000 ($122.03)
    Central Staff Services: $4,622,000 ($61.91)
    Libraries: $4,412,000 ($59.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,147,000 ($55.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,214,000 ($43.05)
    Parking Facilities: $1,962,000 ($26.28)
    General - Other: $1,682,000 ($22.53)
    Financial Administration: $1,569,000 ($21.02)
    Health - Other: $1,155,000 ($15.47)
    Natural Resources - Other: $940,000 ($12.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $928,000 ($12.43)
    General Public Buildings: $589,000 ($7.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $586,000 ($7.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $533,000 ($7.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,026,000 ($94.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,434,000 ($19.21)
    Police Protection: $636,000 ($8.52)
    Central Staff Services: $604,000 ($8.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000 ($3.35)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,830,000 ($145.07)
    Regular Highways: $10,302,000 ($138.00)
    Parking Facilities: $2,446,000 ($32.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,466,000 ($19.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,378,000 ($18.46)
    Other: $504,000 ($6.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $310,000 ($4.15)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($0.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,489,000 ($33.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $461,000 ($6.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,589,000 ($115.05)
    Sewerage: $272,000 ($3.64)
    Highways: $90,000 ($1.21)
    Health and Hospitals: $79,000 ($1.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,123,000 ($28.44)
    Special Assessments: $1,303,000 ($17.45)
    Rents: $510,000 ($6.83)
    Sale of Property: $395,000 ($5.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $339,000 ($4.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $307,000 ($4.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $212,000 ($2.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,924,000 ($173.12)
    Transit Utilities: $1,557,000 ($20.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,361,000 ($152.18)
    Other: $4,369,000 ($58.52)
    Highways: $2,859,000 ($38.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $526,000 ($7.05)
    Health and Hospitals: $147,000 ($1.97)
  • Tax - Property: $41,197,000 ($551.85)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,275,000 ($17.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,261,000 ($16.89)
    Other License: $779,000 ($10.43)
    Other: $478,000 ($6.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $476,000 ($6.38)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,475,000 ($2136.22)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,770,000 ($2113.38)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,935,000 ($508.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,230,000 ($485.31)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,742,000 ($90.31)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,618,000 ($945.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,770,000 ($50.50)

7.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Winnebago County, WI  2.01% ($59,783 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  0.85% ($44,668)
from Calumet County, WI  0.74% ($59,538)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,855 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
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 Winnebago County, WI  1.87% ($45,235 average AGI)
to Brown County, WI  0.77% ($43,871)
to Calumet County, WI  0.77% ($64,032)
Businesses in Appleton, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kincaid1
ALDO1Kohl's2
AT&T2Kroger1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La Quinta2
Abercrombie Kids1La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture4
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza3
American Eagle Outfitters2Lowe's1
Ann Taylor1Macy's1
Applebee's2Marriott2
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets6
Audi1Maurices1
AutoZone1Mazda1
BMW1McDonald's5
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse2
Baskin-Robbins1Menards1
Bath & Body Works1Microtel1
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity3
Blockbuster1New Balance5
Budget Car Rental3New York & Co1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike7
Burger King4Nissan1
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot1
CVS2OfficeMax2
Cambria1Old Country Buffet1
Carson Pirie Scott1Olive Garden1
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Panda Express1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Cinnabon 1Papa John's Pizza2
Cold Stone Creamery2Payless2
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
Comfort Suites1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut3
DHL3Plato's Closet1
Dairy Queen3Pottery Barn1
Days Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Deb1Quiznos2
Domino's Pizza3RadioShack2
DressBarn1Red Lobster1
Dressbarn1Red Robin1
Eddie Bauer1SAS Shoes1
Extended Stay America1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear1Sears2
Fashion Bug1Sephora1
FedEx22Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel3
Foot Locker1Starbucks4
Ford2Subaru1
Forever 211Subway13
GNC2Super 81
GameStop4T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill4Taco Bell3
Gymboree1Talbots1
H&R Block3Target2
Hardee's1The Limited1
Haworth1Torrid1
Hilton1Toyota1
Holiday Inn2Toys"R"Us1
Hollister Co.1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul8
Honda1U.S. Cellular4
Hot Topic1UPS26
Hyundai1Vans3
J. Jill1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy John's4Volkswagen1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens5
Jones New York3Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's2
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC1YMCA2

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)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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 Appleton:

  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W237AA (95.3 FM; APPLETON & NEENAH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • W271AC (102.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Appleton:

  • 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.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • 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.)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Appleton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 56Number of bridges
  • 801ft / 244mTotal length
  • $19,056,000Total costs
  • 678,274Total average daily traffic
  • 34,287Total average daily truck traffic
  • 599,362Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Appleton, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 181990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Appleton, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Appleton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Appleton, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 384 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Appleton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Appleton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 139 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 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 ORIGINATED302$111,473453$102,1832,102$113,302217$40,9798$1,021,300130$82,7450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$89,70015$94,847170$113,28110$15,9060$010$68,4011$195,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$113,13930$101,296384$118,34445$33,7930$019$92,6190$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$112,77932$108,229381$112,31341$31,4530$016$83,5320$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$102,5754$118,75041$123,2942$5,0000$02$113,4900$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in Appleton, WI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 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 ORIGINATED138$120,422147$126,6311$114,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$115,88515$138,3530$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$148,90713$147,7320$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$90,1769$144,8570$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$84,6672$104,8100$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Appleton, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Appleton, WI - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 107. The highest number of fire incidents - 169 took place in 2010, and the least - 8 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Appleton, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.7%), and Outside Fires (24.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Appleton, WI
    • 1,03556.7%Structure Fires
    • 44924.6%Outside Fires
    • 30016.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 402.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Appleton, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Appleton, Wisconsin:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 200 N Perkins St, Appleton, Wisconsin 54914 , Phone: (920) 735-2733, Fax: (920) 735-2733
  • Best Western Fox Valley Inn, 3033 W College Ave, Appleton, Wisconsin 54914 , Phone: (920) 731-4141, Fax: (920) 731-4363
  • Fairfield Inn Appleton, 132 Mall Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54915 , Phone: (920) 954-0202, Fax: (920) 954-0202
  • Hampton Inn Appleton, 350 Fox River Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54913 , Phone: (920) 954-9211, Fax: (920) 954-6514
  • Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, 333 W College Ave, Appleton, Wisconsin 54911 , Phone: (920) 733-8000, Fax: (920) 733-9220
  • Extended Stay America - Appleton - Fox Cities, 4141 Boardwalk Ct, Appleton, Wisconsin 54915 , Phone: (920) 830-9596, Fax: (920) 830-0205
  • Grandstay Hotel & Suites, 300 Mall Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54913 , Phone: (920) 993-1200, Fax: (920) 993-9090
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 3730 W College Ave, Appleton, Wisconsin 54914 , Phone: (920) 734-7777, Fax: (920) 734-0049
  • 11 other hotels and motels
All 19 fire-safe hotels and motels in Appleton, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Appleton, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John50376.0 years
Mary39280.4 years
Robert37472.4 years
William35575.9 years
Margaret26381.1 years
George25976.8 years
Edward25777.5 years
James25468.1 years
Joseph25276.7 years
Helen24582.3 years
Most common last names in Appleton, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller12277.8 years
Schroeder12079.3 years
Smith11578.1 years
Krueger10678.6 years
Johnson9576.3 years
Schmidt8476.6 years
Meyer7478.5 years
Schultz6077.1 years
Mueller5578.8 years
Weber5477.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Appleton, WI
  • 87.5%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Appleton, WI
  • 61.2%Utility gas
  • 33.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Appleton compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Appleton on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #27 (54911) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #62 (54136) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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