Menasha, Wisconsin Population 2020

17,865
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Menasha is a city located in Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 17,865, it is the 46th largest city in Wisconsin and the 2027th largest city in the United States. Menasha is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,353 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Menasha has a population density of 2,949 people per square mile.

The average household income in Menasha is $74,005 with a poverty rate of 11.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $749 per month, and the median house value is $129,000. The median age in Menasha is 37.7 years, 36.3 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Menasha Demographics

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

  • White: 88.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.65%
  • Other race: 2.27%
  • Black or African American: 2.07%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Menasha, Wisconsin is 17,865, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,771.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,353.

Menasha, Wisconsin Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,98688.44%
Two or More Races6603.65%
Some Other Race4112.27%
Black or African American3742.07%
Asian3632.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native2701.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.06%
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Menasha Population Pyramid 2020

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Menasha Median Age

37.7


Total

36.3


Male

38.7


Female

Menasha Adults

There are 13,529 adults, (2,560 of whom are seniors) in Menasha.

Menasha Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Menasha Sex Ratio

Female

9,290

51.40%

Male

8,785

48.60%

Menasha Households and Families

Menasha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Menasha Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All60.9%39.1%
Male58.2%41.8%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female42.7%57.3%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7112.3360.9
Married3,5532.9979.3
Non Family3,0941.244.7
Female7843.4442.7
Male2803.3658.2

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Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Menasha Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2452.04%
9th to 12th Grade8206.82%
High School Graduate4,45337.03%
Some College2,44720.35%
Associates Degree1,49912.46%
Bachelors Degree1,79514.92%
Graduate Degree7686.39%
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Menasha Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7649,9792,307
Hispanic62039541
Other Race268166
Native American20719118
Asian202200128
Black15714543
Multiple Races665226
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.37%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,992$44,651$30,999
Less Than High School$24,879$26,534$18,864
High School Grad$33,653$42,122$25,944
Some College$37,185$44,182$31,816
Bachelors Degree$52,045$63,325$42,163
Graduate Degree$69,583$113,750$57,500

$37,992

Average Earnings

$44,651

Average Male

$30,999

Average Female

Menasha Language

Menasha Language by Age

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Menasha Language

91.34% of Menasha residents speak only English, while 8.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Menasha Poverty

Menasha Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9321,51910.17%
Hispanic1,35925018.40%
Multiple66024136.52%
Black3747419.79%
Asian363113.03%
Native27051.85%

11.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

11.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Menasha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Menasha is Multiple, with 36.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Menasha is Native, with 1.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.98%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.97%
High School10.51%
Some College5.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.61%
Male Unemployed16.73%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed6.72%

Menasha Income

Menasha Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,508$74,005
Families$72,363$95,190
Married Families$81,522-
Non Families$29,121$39,865
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Menasha Marital Status

Menasha Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

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 35-44.

Menasha Marital Status by Race

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Menasha Veterans

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1,170

Number of Veterans

1,041

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam466
First Gulf War237
Second Gulf War133
Korea96
World War II49
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74355
75+286
35 to 54254
55 to 64184
18 to 3491
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1138.95%
Indian188.70%
Black169.36%
Hispanic111.42%
Other113.26%
2 or More97.14%
Asian31.21%

Menasha Veterans by Education

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8.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Menasha Employment Status

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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79.79%

Born in Wisconsin

95.28%

Native Born

4.72%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.28% of Menasha residents were born in the United States, with 79.79% having been born in Wisconsin. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,865470.26%
201917,818470.26%
201817,771260.15%
201717,745470.27%
201617,698840.48%
201517,614-43-0.24%
201417,657200.11%
201317,637680.39%
201217,569530.30%
201117,516450.26%
201017,4711,1400.68%
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%