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Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2019: 103,403 (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: 143 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fond du Lac County: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.3%), Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Fond du Lac County, WI (2019)
    • 91,91689.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,5305.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,0362.0%Two or more races
    • 1,4511.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3171.3%Asian alone
    • 4930.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1620.2%Some other race alone
    • 480.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Males: 49,220  (47.6%)
Females: 54,183  (52.4%)
Average household size:
Fond du Lac County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,329 ($45,578 in 1999)
This county:

$65,329
Wisconsin:

$64,168

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $647 (lower quartile is $528, upper quartile is $748)
This county:

$647
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $172,700 (it was $101,100 in 2000)
Fond du Lac:

$172,700
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,700 - $248,600

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $223,032
Here:

$223,032
State:

$243,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,773
Here:

$181,773
State:

$212,164

In 2-unit structures: $136,976
Here:

$136,976
State:

$191,549

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,055
Here:

$147,055
State:

$185,896

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,598
Here:

$147,598
State:

$204,140

Mobile homes: $41,457
Here:

$41,457
State:

$56,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,374
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $511

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
Fond du Lac County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 325 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 1998: 354 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 1999: 338 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2000: 347 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2001: 328 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2002: 370 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2003: 398 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2004: 378 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2005: 398 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2006: 306 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 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
  • 2015: 140 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2016: 152 buildings, average cost: $232,900
  • 2017: 185 buildings, average cost: $234,600
  • 2018: 149 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2019: 143 buildings, average cost: $294,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Fond du Lac, WI residents
Average permit cost in Fond du Lac, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,102 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,784 (1.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Fond du Lac, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fond du Lac, WI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fond du Lac, WI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.2%
Fond du Lac County:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

10.4%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.9% for Black residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.4% for American Indian residents, 2.7% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.2 years old
(Males: 42.7 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 46.3 years old, American Indian residents: 49.1 years old, Asian residents: 23.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.3 years old, Other race residents: 22.8 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

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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 November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Fond du Lac, WI

Current college students: 4,722
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,848 (30.5% naturalized citizens)

Fond du Lac County:

2.8%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0802010 or later
  • 1,1212000 to 2009
  • 6531990 to 1999
  • 2931980 to 1989
  • 2081970 to 1979
  • 412Before 1970

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: 31,221
  • One, attached: 918
  • Two: 2,564
  • 3 or 4: 761
  • 5 to 9: 3,254
  • 10 to 19: 2,769
  • 20 to 49: 1,183
  • 50 or more: 1,020
  • Mobile homes: 1,864

Housing units in Fond du Lac County with a mortgage: 17,988 (555 second mortgage, 2,212 home equity loan, 49 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,809

Here:

63.0% with mortgage
State:

62.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fond du Lac County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 1% greater 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, 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 (4.2 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 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 368.2 miles away from Fond du Lac County center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 123.6 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: August 17, 2018 - September 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4402, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fond du Lac County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fond du Lac

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 40,425 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 3,896 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 113 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 351 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 262 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 1,697 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 2,211 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (38%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • India (8%)
  • Brazil (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fond du Lac County


  • German (47%)
  • American (8%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • English (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $65,431.

4.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.88% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($54,739 average AGI)
1.09% relocated from other states ($10,546 average AGI)
Fond du Lac County:

1.09%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dodge County, WI  0.77% ($43,480 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.53% ($55,502)
from Washington County, WI  0.44% ($48,096)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.29% ($40,927)
from Green Lake County, WI  0.26% ($40,250)
from Sheboygan County, WI  0.21% ($46,846)
from Outagamie County, WI  0.13% ($37,964)


5.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.99% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($34,553 average AGI)
1.27% relocated to other states ($11,374 average AGI)
Fond du Lac County:

1.27%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, WI  0.74% ($41,535 average AGI)
to Dodge County, WI  0.65% ($41,356)
to Washington County, WI  0.34% ($47,828)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.27% ($36,132)
to Green Lake County, WI  0.26% ($38,991)
to Dane County, WI  0.24% ($53,120)
to Outagamie County, WI  0.19% ($42,695)

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 2019: 4.8

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 2019: 9.2

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 population in Fond du Lac County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fond du Lac County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Fond du Lac County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fond du Lac County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fond du Lac County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fond du Lac County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,607)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,090)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (892)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (809)
  • Unspecified dementia (772)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (723)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (623)
  • Congestive heart failure (580)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (337)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (311)

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: 103,403
  • Male householders: 22,083 (6,329 living alone), Female householders: 20,521 (7,504 living alone)
  • 21,594 spouses (21,422 opposite-sex spouses), 2,930 unmarried partners, (2,890 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 27,602 children (25,659 natural, 403 adopted, 1,540 stepchildren), 1,423 grandchildren, 485 brothers or sisters, 583 parents, 0 foster children, 638 other relatives, 2,051 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,493

Size of family households: 13,882 2-persons, 5,244 3-persons, 3,748 4-persons, 2,127 5-persons, 871 6-persons, 171 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,833 1-person, 2,550 2-persons, 149 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

13,922 married couples with children.
5,389 single-parent households (1,831 men, 3,558 women).

94.0% of residents of Fond du Lac speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Year house built in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • 1,5752014 or later
  • 9962010 to 2013
  • 4,8892000 to 2009
  • 6,2651990 to 1999
  • 3,4001980 to 1989
  • 5,8541970 to 1979
  • 4,3441960 to 1969
  • 3,9141950 to 1959
  • 3,0641940 to 1949
  • 11,2531939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • 01 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2463 rooms
  • 2,2094 rooms
  • 6,0675 rooms
  • 6,9666 rooms
  • 5,5737 rooms
  • 2,8218 rooms
  • 4,8909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • 1,4631 room
  • 9612 rooms
  • 3,0643 rooms
  • 3,1794 rooms
  • 2,0245 rooms
  • 1,4336 rooms
  • 7737 rooms
  • 5538 rooms
  • 3579+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2301 bedroom
  • 5,1512 bedrooms
  • 16,9343 bedrooms
  • 5,8324 bedrooms
  • 6505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  • 1,629no bedroom
  • 3,7781 bedroom
  • 5,4842 bedrooms
  • 2,2433 bedrooms
  • 4694 bedrooms
  • 2045+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fond du Lac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fond du Lac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 475no vehicle
  • 5,1531 vehicle
  • 13,5442 vehicles
  • 6,0983 vehicles
  • 2,1744 vehicles
  • 1,3535+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fond du Lac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fond du Lac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,309no vehicle
  • 6,9101 vehicle
  • 3,3042 vehicles
  • 1,1283 vehicles
  • 1364 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

86.9% of Fond du Lac County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Wisconsin.

Fond du Lac County:

86.9%
State average:

86.0%

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

  • This state: 84,917
  • Other state: 15,411
  • Northeast: 1,351
  • Midwest: 9,179
  • South: 1,963
  • West: 2,918
Year householders moved into unit in Fond du Lac County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fond du Lac County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.0%Utility gas
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.9%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,484
Here:

17.4%
Wisconsin:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 365
Here:

7.8%
Wisconsin:

9.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,745
Here:

45.3%
Wisconsin:

17.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fond du Lac County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $13,824,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,148,000
    Air Transportation: $127,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,345,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $25,444,000
    Regular Highways: $22,352,000
    Health - Other: $18,108,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $9,967,000
    Police Protection: $9,722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,818,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,179,000
    General - Other: $3,628,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,434,000
    Financial Administration: $2,274,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,400,000
    Libraries: $1,300,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,236,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $762,000
    Air Transportation: $691,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $29,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,729,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,028,000
    Other: $1,999,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,388,000
    Public Welfare: $472,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,610,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,740,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,910,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,629,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $424,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $336,000
    Sale of Property: $154,000
    Rents: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $17,209,000
    Highways: $5,680,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,480,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,751,000
    Other: $1,557,000
    Education: $1,503,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,879,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,206,000
    Other License: $488,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $226,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000

Fond du Lac County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $13,824,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,148,000
    Air Transportation: $127,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,345,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $25,444,000
    Regular Highways: $22,352,000
    Health - Other: $18,108,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $9,967,000
    Police Protection: $9,722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,818,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,179,000
    General - Other: $3,628,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,434,000
    Financial Administration: $2,274,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,400,000
    Libraries: $1,300,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,236,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $762,000
    Air Transportation: $691,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $29,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,729,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,028,000
    Other: $1,999,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,388,000
    Public Welfare: $472,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,610,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,740,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,910,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,629,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $424,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $336,000
    Sale of Property: $154,000
    Rents: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $17,209,000
    Highways: $5,680,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,480,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,751,000
    Other: $1,557,000
    Education: $1,503,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,879,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,206,000
    Other License: $488,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $226,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000

Fond du Lac County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $13,824,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,148,000
    Air Transportation: $127,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,345,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $25,444,000
    Regular Highways: $22,352,000
    Health - Other: $18,108,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $9,967,000
    Police Protection: $9,722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,818,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,179,000
    General - Other: $3,628,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,434,000
    Financial Administration: $2,274,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,400,000
    Libraries: $1,300,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,236,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $762,000
    Air Transportation: $691,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $29,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,729,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,028,000
    Other: $1,999,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,388,000
    Public Welfare: $472,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,610,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,740,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,910,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,629,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $424,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $336,000
    Sale of Property: $154,000
    Rents: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $17,209,000
    Highways: $5,680,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,480,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,751,000
    Other: $1,557,000
    Education: $1,503,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,879,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,206,000
    Other License: $488,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $226,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000

Fond du Lac County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $13,824,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,148,000
    Air Transportation: $127,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,345,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $25,444,000
    Regular Highways: $22,352,000
    Health - Other: $18,108,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $9,967,000
    Police Protection: $9,722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,818,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,179,000
    General - Other: $3,628,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,434,000
    Financial Administration: $2,274,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,400,000
    Libraries: $1,300,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,236,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $762,000
    Air Transportation: $691,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $29,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,729,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,028,000
    Other: $1,999,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,388,000
    Public Welfare: $472,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,610,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,780,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,740,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,910,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,629,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $424,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $336,000
    Sale of Property: $154,000
    Rents: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $17,209,000
    Highways: $5,680,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,480,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,751,000
    Other: $1,557,000
    Education: $1,503,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,879,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,206,000
    Other License: $488,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $226,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000

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
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 in Fond du Lac, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fond du Lac, WI - 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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