Fort Atkinson, WI

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Living in Fort Atkinson

Fort Atkinson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 12,422 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Fort Atkinson is the 66th largest community in Wisconsin.

Fort Atkinson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Atkinson is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Atkinson who work in office and administrative support (12.25%), management occupations (8.03%), and healthcare suport services (7.67%).

Being a small city, Fort Atkinson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Fort Atkinson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Fort Atkinson, 22.41% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fort Atkinson in 2018 was $29,119, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,476 for a family of four. However, Fort Atkinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Fort Atkinson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.