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 12,505 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 (11.20%), management occupations (10.96%), and sales jobs (7.37%).

The citizens of Fort Atkinson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.05% of adults in Fort Atkinson having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fort Atkinson in 2010 was $31,915, 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 $127,660 for a family of four. However, Fort Atkinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, Polish, and English.

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