Kaukauna, WI

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Living in Kaukauna

Kaukauna is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 16,246 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Kaukauna is the 51st largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, Kaukauna isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kaukauna are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kaukauna is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kaukauna who work in office and administrative support (11.04%), sales jobs (10.32%), and management occupations (7.67%).

Because of many things, Kaukauna is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Kaukauna a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Kaukauna has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Kaukauna’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In terms of college education, Kaukauna is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.45% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kaukauna in 2010 was $32,883, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,532 for a family of four. However, Kaukauna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Kaukauna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kaukauna residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kaukauna include German, Dutch, Irish, Polish, and French.

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