Appleton, WI Population

Population: 70,087. Estimated population in July 2020: 70,217 (+0.2% change)
Males: 34,448 (49.2%), Females: 35,639 (50.8%)

Outagamie County

Zip codes: 54911, 54913, 54914, 54915.

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $47,285
Median house value: $97,900

Races in Appleton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.2%)
  • Other Asian (3.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (49.6%), Irish (11.9%), Dutch (7.1%), English (6.4%), Polish (6.0%), Norwegian (5.5%).

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Appleton

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Appleton city

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

5.1% Foreign born (3.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,771 (+5.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Appleton:

  • APPLETON MEDICAL CENTER (1818 NORTH MEADE STREET)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL 88 (1506 S ONEIDA ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Appleton:

  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF WI FOX VALLEY (about 9 miles; NEENAH, WI)
  • THEDA CLARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; NEENAH, WI)
  • WINNEBAGO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE 250 (about 16 miles; WINNEBAGO, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Appleton:

  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 9 miles; APPLETON, WI; Abbreviation: ATW)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 22 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
  • AUSTIN STRAUBEL INTERNATIONAL (about 25 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Abbreviation: GRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Appleton:

  • BRENNAND (about 13 miles; NEENAH, WI; Abbreviation: 79C)
  • SHIOCTON (about 17 miles; SHIOCTON, WI; Abbreviation: W34)
  • CARTER (about 29 miles; PULASKI, WI; Abbreviation: 92C)
Amtrak station:
APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Appleton:

  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (Full-time enrollment: 3,364; Location: 1825 N BLUEMOUND DR; Public; Website: www.foxvalleytech.com/)
  • LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,205; Location: PO BOX 599; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.Lawrence.edu)
  • GILL TECH ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 71; Location: 423 W COLLEGE AVENUE; Private, for-profit)
  • MARTINS COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 65; Location: 2310 W COLLEGE AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mcofc.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Appleton:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 18 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 25 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 37 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,794)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • LAKELAND COLLEGE (about 66 miles; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,103)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 76 miles; MEQUON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,654)

Schools

Public high schools in Appleton:

  • NORTH HI (Students: 1,775; Location: 5000 N BALLARD RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST HI (Students: 1,517; Location: 610 N BADGER AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EAST HI (Students: 1,498; Location: 2121 EMMERS DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RENAISSANCE SCH (Students: 135; Location: 610 N BADGER AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • APPLETON CENTRAL ALT SCH (Students: 91; Location: 120 E HARRIS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VALLEY NEW SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 10 COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • TESLA ENGINEERING CHARTER SCH (Students: 44; Location: 2121 EMMERS DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • APPLETON ESCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 2121 EMMERS DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Appleton:

  • FOX VALLEY LUTHERAN HIGH SCH (Students: 584; Location: 2626 NORTH ONEIDA STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 530; Location: 1600 W PROSPECT AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • APPLETON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 217 E WISCONSIN AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Appleton:

  • MADISON MID (Students: 736; Location: 2020 S CARPENTER ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • FERBER EL (Students: 702; Location: 515 E CAPITOL DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SUNRISE EL (Students: 675; Location: N9363 EXPLORATION AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HOUDINI EL (Students: 664; Location: 2305 W CAPITOL DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HIGHLANDS EL (Students: 594; Location: 2037 N ELINOR ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HUNTLEY EL (Students: 571; Location: 2224 N ULLMAN ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MCKINLEY EL (Students: 558; Location: 1125 E TAFT AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BERRY EL (Students: 518; Location: 3601 S TELULAH AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WILSON MID (Students: 506; Location: 225 N BADGER AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • JOHNSTON EL (Students: 491; Location: 2725 E FOREST ST; Grades: PK – 06)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Appleton:

  • SAINT JOSEPH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 323 WEST LAWRENCE STREET; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • APPLETON CATHOLIC CENTRAL ELEM (Students: 343; Location: 313 SOUTH STATE STREET; Grades: PK – 5)
  • HOLY ANGELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: W 2796 CTY TRK KK; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PIUS X CAMPUS (Students: 300; Location: 500 WEST MARQUETTE ST; Grades: KG – 5)
  • SAINT BERNADETTE (Students: 287; Location: 2331 E LOURDES DR; Grades: PK – 5)
  • ST THOMAS MORE (Students: 279; Location: 1810 N MC DONALD ST; Grades: PK – 5)
  • MOUNT OLIVE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 930 EAST FLORIDA AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 225 E HARRIS ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MATTHEW LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 1316 WEST LAWRENCE ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • RIVERVIEW LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 136 WEST SEYMOUR STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Appleton:

  • APPLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,394,127; Location: 225 N. ONEIDA ST.; 295,450 books; 12,330 audio materials; 9,132 video materials; 622 serial subscriptions)