Menasha, WI

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Living in Menasha

Menasha is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 17,771 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Menasha is the 46th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Menasha is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Menasha is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Menasha who work in office and administrative support (14.31%), sales jobs (10.53%), and management occupations (6.76%).

Also of interest is that Menasha has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The population of Menasha 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 Menasha, 22.68% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Menasha in 2010 was $32,069, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,276 for a family of four. However, Menasha contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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