Appleton, WI
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Living in Appleton

Appleton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 74,854 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Appleton is the sixth largest community in Wisconsin.

Also of interest is that Appleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Appleton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.70% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of Appleton are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.92% of adults in Appleton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Appleton in 2018 was $41,416, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $165,664 for a family of four. However, Appleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Appleton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Appleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Appleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Appleton include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Appleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Polish.