Appleton, Wisconsin 

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+1.7% since 2020

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9.3 / 4.0

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Best Places to Live in Appleton, Wisconsin

Appleton, Wisconsin is a vibrant city located in the Northeastern region of the United States. Home to attractions such as History Museum at the Castle and Hearthstone Historic House Museum, visitors can explore outdoor activities and historical sites when visiting Appleton. There are also plenty of museums, galleries, and performance venues such as the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center and Heid Music Hall. For entertainment, visitors can explore boutique shops and restaurants along with movie theaters and live music clubs. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Appleton has something for everyone! Small city - Northeastern Wisconsin along north shore of Lake Winnebago.
State: Wisconsin
County: Outagamie County
Metro Area: Appleton Metro Area
City: Appleton
Zip Codes: 54915 54914 54911 54913
Cost of Living: -15.8% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 755 ft above sea level

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Appleton, Wi Housing Market
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Low crime rate
Outdoor recreation
Cold winters
Low ethnic diversity
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What Bert Has To Say About Appleton Metro Area

Lake Winnebago is the primary source for the Fox River, which ultimately reaches Lake Michigan at Green Bay. The so-called “Fox Cities” – Appleton, Neenah, Oshkosh, and Fond du Lac – surround the lake, and the area, known as the Fox River Valley, is a prosperous forest products, papermaking and manufacturing region. Appleton is the largest of and most diverse of the Fox Cities. Downtown Appleton- clean, attractive, active and livable- sits right at the lake, with livable city neighborhoods spreading east and northeast until reaching farmland outside the city.


The unemployment rate in Appleton is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Appleton jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Appleton's cost of living is 15.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Appleton's Cost of Living

August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Appleton, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Outagamie county remained moderately Republican, 54.0% to 44.1%. More Voting Stats

Appleton's population is 74,752 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.7%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Appleton is Real Estate: $222,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.2%.

Appleton public schools spend $10,624 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Appleton. More Education

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Housing Market in Appleton

It's a good time to buy in Appleton. Home Appreciation is up 13.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Appleton is $222,800.
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Reviews for Appleton   23 Reviews
Snooty people, but overweight women are friendly. - 9/22/2018
Just to clarify my earlier review, the people are generally unfriendly, except the overweight women( 90% of women here) are friendly. Tailgatings on 1-41 an 441 is very... Read More

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Snooty very heavy women - 6/7/2018
Women here are very heavy. People are rude here, will cut you off in public and not say a word. People at the gym walk in and do not even look at you, even though you... Read More

Small City, Big Stuff. - 2/5/2017
Something is happening in Appleton. The place used to be called the shopping capital of Wisco. But, slowly this rather commercial-sounding moniker is being replaced by... Read More

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