Fond du Lac is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 42,933 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Fond du Lac is the 15th largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fond du Lac is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fond du Lac is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fond du Lac who work in office and administrative support (12.94%), sales jobs (9.11%), and food service (7.26%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.35 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Fond du Lac are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.52% of adults in Fond du Lac having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fond du Lac in 2010 was $24,934, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,736 for a family of four. However, Fond du Lac contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fond du Lac is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fond du Lac home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fond du Lac residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fond du Lac include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Fond du Lac is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.