Fond du Lac, WI

Fond du Lac profile

Living in Fond du Lac

Fond du Lac is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 43,263 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Fond du Lac is the 15th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fond du Lac is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fond du Lac is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fond du Lac who work in office and administrative support (13.06%), sales jobs (7.11%), and management occupations (6.80%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fond du Lac spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.97 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The population of Fond du Lac overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Fond du Lac, 23.96% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fond du Lac in 2018 was $28,311, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,244 for a family of four. However, Fond du Lac contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fond du Lac is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fond du Lac home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fond du Lac residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fond du Lac include German, Irish, Polish, French, and English.

The most common language spoken in Fond du Lac is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.