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Appleton, WI Metro Area


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2022 population: 244,845   ( 19,179 from 2010)
Land area: 955.8 square miles
Population density: 256.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:212,601 86.83% 4.4%
Black:3,6161.48% 88.5%
Indian:3,2501.33% 12.1%
Asian:8,9133.64% 41.4%
2+ races:4,2821.75% 59.4%
Hispanic:12,1834.98% 51.4%
Total non-White:32,24413.17% 46.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:5,738 11.8
Deaths:4,8199.9
Net Migration: 5141.1
Net Immigration: 2010.4
Change in White population:8,910 3.9
Change in Non-White pop.:10,269 4.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
225,666
203,69190.26%
1,9180.85%
2,8981.28%
6,3042.79%
2,6861.19%
8,0493.57%
21,9759.74%

2000
201,602
188,70693.60%
9550.47%
2,4361.21%
4,2442.11%
1,5510.77%
3,6421.81%
12,8966.40%

1990
174,801
169,41796.92%
2930.17%
2,0271.16%
1,9341.11%
n/a
1,1300.65%
5,3843.08%

1980
159,666
156,42197.97%
910.06%
1,6171.01%
7800.49%
n/a
7010.44%
3,2452.03%

1970
146,960
144,95698.64%
600.04%
1,1200.76%
1750.12%
n/a
5990.41%
2,004 1.36%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
27,234 13.5
13,0406.5
5,2822.6
1,8930.9
14,985 7.4
9,079 4.5
1990's
NumberRate
26,507 15.2
13,3797.7
11,2916.5
8100.5
19,289 11.0
7,512 4.3
1980's
NumberRate
27,769 17.4
11,467 7.2
-778 -0.5
n/a
12,996 8.1
2,139 1.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-3,367 -2.3
n/a
11,465 7.8
1,241 0.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Appleton, WI Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.2
56,036 22.9%
188,809 77.1%
38,107 15.6%
97,358
2.46
64,318 66.1%
53,201 82.7%
4,254 6.6%
33,040 33.9%

2010
NumberPercent
37.4
57,662 25.6%
168,004 74.4%
26,459 11.7%
88,223
2.52
60,777 68.9%
49,741 81.8%
4,806 7.9%
27,446 31.1%

2000
NumberPercent
34.5
56,026 27.8%
145,576 72.2%
21,962 10.9%
75,530
2.62
53,757 71.2%
46,249 86.0%
3,568 6.6%
21,773 28.8%

1990
NumberPercent
31.4
50,568 28.9%
124,233 71.1%
19,456 11.1%
62,426
2.75
46,780 74.9%
40,710 87.0%
2,711 5.8%
15,646 25.1%

1980
NumberPercent
27.6
51,657 32.4%
108,009 67.6%
15,779 9.9%
52,606
2.99
40,801 77.6%
36,509 89.5%
2,099 5.1%
11,805 22.4%

2022 Housing Data for Appleton, WI Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units101,081 
Median Value$226,233 
Occupied97,35896.3%
Vacant3,7233.7%
Owned71,63773.6%
Rented25,72126.4%
Median Rent$943 
Single-Family Units79,05378.2%
    Detached73,00372.2%
    Attached6,0506.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units13,74613.6%
Mobile Homes1,2981.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Appleton, WI Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,5752.6%
$10,000 to $14,9992,1592.2%
$15,000 to $19,9992,3832.4%
$20,000 to $24,9992,8843.0%
$25,000 to $29,9993,6963.8%
$30,000 to $34,9993,5753.7%
$35,000 to $39,9993,3613.5%
$40,000 to $44,9993,0773.2%
$45,000 to $49,9993,9744.1%
$50,000 to $59,9996,9807.2%
$60,000 to $74,99910,51810.8%
$75,000 to $99,99915,26315.7%
$100,000 to $124,99911,86812.2%
$125,000 to $149,9998,3258.6%
$150,000 to $199,9999,0469.3%
$200,000 or more7,6747.9%
Median Household Income79,863 
Per Capita Income42,750 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.81 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,5953.7%
Public Assistance1,2311.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps7,0327.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed120,22880.9%
Unemployed3,5752.4%
In Armed Forces800.1%
Total Labor Force123,88383.4%
Not in Labor Force24,68816.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 19.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector54,26641,16056.9%
Non-Profit3,8239,23529.3%
Self-Employed6,4673,75963.2%
Local Government3,2225,16938.4%
State Government1,3251,72043.5%
Federal Government54941656.9%
Total Private + Self60,73344,91957.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.8,91916,54035.0%
Total69,65261,45953.1%
Pct. Govt.9.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts21,43316.3%
Sales and Office Occupations25,45919.4%
Professional, Technical29,08722.2%
Service Occupations17,61713.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing9390.7%
All others37,67028.7%
White Collar 57.9%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing29,76529.1%
Health care and social assistance16,89116.5%
Retail trade13,35013.1%
Educational services9,6869.5%
Construction9,1879.0%
Finance and insurance7,1837.0%
Accommodation and food services6,5776.4%
Professional, scientific, technical6,1856.0%
Other services5,5815.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.5,2455.1%
Transportation and warehousing5,2165.1%
Wholesale trade4,1684.1%
Public administration3,5673.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,4062.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,2242.2%
Information1,5941.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,5841.5%
Utilities6030.6%
Management1840.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction700.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Appleton, WI Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8,3093.42%
Puerto Rican8270.34%
Cuban720.03%
Dominican1250.05%
Total Central American7360.30%
Costa Rican170.01%
Guatemalan4480.18%
Honduran1160.05%
Nicaraguan170.01%
Panamanian30.00%
Salvadoran1180.05%
Other Central American170.01%
Total South American4790.20%
Argentinean840.03%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian1180.05%
Ecuadorian410.02%
Paraguayan160.01%
Peruvian650.03%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1550.06%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic9060.37%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Hmong4,3841.80%
Indian8500.35%
Filipino5420.22%
Chinese4160.17%
Korean4130.17%
Vietnamese3800.16%
Laotian1260.05%
Japanese970.04%
Burmese360.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English214,79393.7%
Spanish6,4992.8%
Other Asian3,6611.6%
Other Indo-European9260.4%
German, other Germanic8390.4%
Other5670.2%
Chinese3940.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun3570.2%
Tagalog3530.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German107,49144.2%
Irish23,1279.5%
Dutch19,3208.0%
Polish15,3106.3%
English11,2454.6%
American8,6913.6%
Norwegian8,2283.4%
French7,6183.1%
Italian4,9922.1%
European4,0051.6%
Swedish3,6761.5%
French Canadian2,6221.1%
Belgian2,4101.0%
Czech2,3181.0%
Scottish1,5720.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen238,61498.2%
Not a citizen4,3581.8%
Native233,81996.2%
Foreign-born9,1533.8%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Appleton, WI Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,232 1.9%6,138 3.7%51,475 30.9%53,065 31.9%37,305 22.4%15,293 9.2%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,232 1.9%
9-12 Years 6,138 3.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 51,475 30.9%
Some College 53,065 31.9%
Bach. Degree 37,305 22.4%
Grad Degree 15,293 9.2%
Average years of education: 13.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Appleton, WI Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 212,130 203,860 8,270 3.9%
1991 214,702 205,424 9,278 4.3%
1992 223,234 214,318 8,916 4.0%
1993 228,468 220,542 7,926 3.5%
1994 236,066 227,462 8,604 3.6%
1995 243,314 235,362 7,952 3.3%
1996 248,898 241,652 7,246 2.9%
1997 252,540 245,122 7,418 2.9%
1998 254,468 247,606 6,862 2.7%
1999 254,796 248,498 6,298 2.5%
2000 234,690 228,026 6,664 2.8%
2001 237,116 227,566 9,550 4.0%
2002 238,258 225,644 12,614 5.3%
2003 241,904 228,742 13,162 5.4%
2004 240,558 229,384 11,174 4.6%
2005 240,574 229,892 10,682 4.4%
2006 243,220 232,412 10,808 4.4%
2007 245,402 234,152 11,250 4.6%
2008 247,608 236,152 11,456 4.6%
2009 250,892 229,464 21,428 8.5%
2010 255,958 236,280 19,678 7.7%
2011 255,212 238,266 16,946 6.6%
2012 254,966 239,440 15,526 6.1%
2013 255,272 240,266 15,006 5.9%
2014 256,584 244,842 11,742 4.6%
2015 258,230 248,442 9,788 3.8%
2016 262,534 253,644 8,890 3.4%
2017 262,936 255,170 7,766 3.0%
2018 261,096 253,864 7,232 2.8%
2019 260,442 252,928 7,514 2.9%
2020 259,764 245,924 13,840 5.3%
2021 262,744 254,548 8,196 3.1%
2022 263,018 256,512 6,506 2.5%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com