Appleton, Wisconsin Population 2019

Appleton, Wisconsin's estimated population is 74,526 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Appleton, Wisconsin is the 6th largest city in Wisconsin based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3048.06 people/mi² (1176.86 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.5 years, 34.7 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.47 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Appleton, Wisconsin is $55,817, while the mean household income is $73,973.

Appleton Wi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Appleton Wi was:

  • White: 84.59%
  • Asian: 7.19%
  • Black or African American: 2.75%
  • Other race: 2.54%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%

How Many People Live in Appleton, Wisconsin?

74,526
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201874,526-60-0.08%
201774,5861530.21%
201674,4332600.35%
201574,1731730.23%
201474,0004120.56%
201373,5884670.64%
201273,1212100.29%
201172,9112090.29%
201072,7022,6150.37%
200070,0874,3920.65%
199065,6956,7821.10%
198058,9132,5360.44%
197056,3777,9661.54%
196048,41114,4013.59%
195034,0105,5741.81%
194028,4363,1691.19%
193025,2675,7062.59%
192019,5612,7881.55%
191016,7731,6881.07%
190015,0853,2162.43%
189011,8693,8644.02%
18808,0053,4875.89%
18704,5180.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018237,5241,4660.62%
2017236,0581,7030.72%
2016234,3551,1260.48%
2015233,2291,5870.68%
2014231,6421,6690.72%
2013229,9731,3300.58%
2012228,6431,1220.49%
2011227,5211,5770.69%
2010225,9440.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White62,456
Asian5,309
Black or African American2,033
Some Other Race1,877
Two or More Races1,623
American Indian and Alaska Native504
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30

Appleton Wi Population Pyramid 2019

Appleton Wi Median Age

35.5


Total

34.7


Male

36.3


Female

Appleton Wi Adults

There are 55,579 adults, (9,180 of whom are seniors) in Appleton Wi.

Appleton Wi Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Appleton Wi Sex Ratio

Female

37,572

50.89%

Male

36,260

49.11%

Appleton Wi Households and Families

Appleton Wi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Appleton Wi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Male46.8%53.2%
Female44.6%55.4%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,8922.4765.7
Married13,9253.2284.5
Non Family10,7261.2349.3
Female3,0353.0844.6
Male1,2063.2346.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Appleton Wi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4262.96%
9th to 12th Grade2,2984.77%
High School Graduate13,24227.46%
Some College10,41421.59%
Associates Degree5,23210.85%
Bachelors Degree10,81422.42%
Graduate Degree4,7999.95%

Appleton Wi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,90339,84214,544
Asian2,6981,914603
Hispanic2,1661,459220
Other Race98763332
Black87573162
Multiple Races317285111
Native American30429263
Islander232323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,030$43,670$31,616
Less Than High School$28,916$31,069$17,168
High School Grad$30,553$35,246$22,500
Some College$35,187$41,979$28,254
Bachelors Degree$46,762$57,328$40,953
Graduate Degree$64,677$81,169$57,739

$38,030

Average Earnings

$43,670

Average Male

$31,616

Average Female

Appleton Wi Language

Appleton Wi Language by Age

Appleton Wi Language

88.25% of Appleton Wi residents speak only English, while 11.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.54% of the population.

Appleton Wi Poverty

Appleton Wi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,3175,2158.94%
Hispanic4,30898722.91%
Black1,89091548.41%
Asian5,08067113.21%
Other1,81054530.11%
Multiple1,52245029.57%
Native4437516.93%
Islander30723.33%

11.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.43%

Male Poverty Rate

12.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Appleton Wi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Appleton Wi is Black, with 48.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Appleton Wi is White, with 8.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.12%
High School11.44%
Some College9.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.26%
Female Unemployed24.01%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed4.69%

Appleton Wi Income

Appleton Wi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,817$73,973
Families$71,336$90,623
Married Families$82,999$104,431
Non Families$35,057$42,823

Appleton Wi Marital Status

Appleton Wi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Appleton Wi Married by Age and Sex

Appleton Wi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Appleton Wi Marital Status by Race

Appleton Wi Veterans

3,822

Number of Veterans

3,551

Male Veterans

271

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,097
Second Gulf War723
First Gulf War678
Korea357
World War II220

Appleton Wi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5557.30%
Asian621.77%
Indian5513.06%
Other494.46%
2 or More487.17%
Black433.76%
Hispanic391.49%
Hawaiian1033.33%

Appleton Wi Veterans by Education

4.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Appleton Wi Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Appleton Wi Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.32%

Born in Wisconsin

93.02%

Native Born

6.98%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.02% of Appleton Wi residents were born in the United States, with 72.32% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.