Appleton, WI

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Living in Appleton

Appleton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 74,526 people and 27 constituent neighborhoods, Appleton is the sixth largest community in Wisconsin.

Appleton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Appleton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Appleton who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), sales jobs (10.43%), and management occupations (9.05%).

Also of interest is that Appleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Appleton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.49% of adults in Appleton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Appleton in 2010 was $32,043, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,172 for a family of four. However, Appleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Appleton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Appleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Appleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Appleton include German, Irish, Polish, Dutch, and English.

The most common language spoken in Appleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Polish.