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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Appleton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.
In terms of college education, Appleton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.49% of adults in Appleton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Appleton in 2018 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.