Menasha, Wisconsin Population 2021

17,959
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Menasha is a city located in Winnebago County Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 17,959, it is the 45th largest city in Wisconsin and the 2025th largest city in the United States . Menasha is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 3.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,353 in 2010. Menasha reached it's highest population of 17,959 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Menasha has a population density of 2,964 people per square mile.

The average household income in Menasha is $75,285 with a poverty rate of 12.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $131,100. The median age in Menasha is 37.4 years, 35.7 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Menasha Demographics

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

  • White: 86.68%
  • Other race: 4.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.66%
  • Asian: 2.72%
  • Native American: 1.58%
  • Black or African American: 1.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Menasha, Wisconsin is 17,959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,830.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,353.

Menasha, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,70186.68%
Some Other Race7264.01%
Two or More Races6633.66%
Asian4922.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native2871.58%
Black or African American2251.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.11%
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Menasha Population by Race

Menasha Population Pyramid $2021

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Menasha Median Age

37.4


Total

35.7


Male

38.7


Female

Menasha Adults

There are 13,761 adults, (2,658 of whom are seniors) in Menasha.

Menasha Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Menasha Sex Ratio

Female

9,054

49.98%

Male

9,060

50.02%

Menasha Population by Age

Menasha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Menasha Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
Male63.5%36.5%
All60.7%39.3%
Female43.5%56.5%
Non Family43.1%56.9%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Menasha Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8782.2960.7
Non Family3,4091.2543.1
Married3,4012.9782.2
Female7863.5443.5
Male2823.1263.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Menasha Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1701.41%
9th to 12th Grade7646.33%
High School Graduate4,47637.11%
Some College2,29619.03%
Associates Degree1,53412.72%
Bachelors Degree2,00516.62%
Graduate Degree8186.78%
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Menasha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Menasha Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,76010,1052,556
Hispanic59838034
Other Race3351841
Asian297285159
Native American21419915
Black10610630
2+ Races887428
Islander20

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.54%.

Menasha Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,392$47,680$31,913
Less Than 9th Grade$25,701$30,536$20,437
High School Graduate$31,956$41,313$24,942
Some College$37,960$45,610$32,021
Bachelors Degree$53,306$58,359$46,731
Graduate Degree$69,509$75,083$59,663

$39,392

Average Earnings

$47,680

Average Male

$31,913

Average Female

Menasha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Menasha Language by Age

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Menasha Language

89.90% of Menasha residents speak only English, while 10.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.66% of the population.

Menasha Language

Menasha Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9581,56010.43%
Hispanic1,43136725.65%
Other72624433.61%
Multiple66319930.02%
Black2254118.22%
Asian492122.44%
Native28751.74%

12.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.53%

Male Poverty Rate

11.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Menasha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Menasha is Other, with 33.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Menasha is Native, with 1.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.15%.

Menasha Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.42%
High School11.06%
Some College6.19%
Bachelors or Greater1.24%

Menasha Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.31%
Male Unemployed28.77%
Female Employed7.72%
Male Employed6.53%

Menasha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Menasha Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,274$75,285
Families$73,583$98,844
Married Families$85,686-
Non Families$31,569$41,419
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Income by Household Type

Menasha Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Menasha Married by Age and Sex

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Menasha Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Menasha Marital Status by Race

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Menasha Marital Status

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1,302

Number of Veterans

1,176

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam529
First Gulf War255
Second Gulf War180
Korea92
World War II66

Menasha Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74403
75+329
35 to 54243
55 to 64211
18 to 34116

Menasha Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,25910.11%
Hispanic192.55%
Native American156.55%
Asian102.75%
2+ Races95.96%
Other Race92.11%

Menasha Veterans by Race

Menasha Veterans by Education

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8.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Menasha Veterans by Education

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Menasha Employment by Age

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Menasha Employment by Race

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Menasha Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.22%

Born in Menasha

94.98%

Native Born

5.02%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.98% of Menasha residents were born in the United States, with 77.22% having been born in Wisconsin. 2.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Menasha Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,959430.24%
202017,916430.24%
201917,873430.24%
201817,83070.04%
201717,823520.29%
201617,771860.49%
201517,685-43-0.24%
201417,728180.10%
201317,710670.38%
201217,643530.30%
201117,590460.26%
201017,5441,2130.72%
200016,3311,6201.05%
199014,711-17-0.01%
198014,728-108-0.07%
197014,8361890.13%
196014,6472,2621.69%
195012,3851,9041.68%
194010,4811,4191.47%
19309,0621,8482.31%
19207,2141,1331.72%
19106,0814920.85%
19005,5891,0082.01%
18904,5811,4373.84%
18803,1440.00%

Menasha Population by Year