Appleton, Wisconsin 

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Economy in Appleton, Wisconsin

Appleton, Wisconsin is a great city to live in due to its affordability and access to local companies. The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $960 per month, which is significantly lower than the US average of $1,430. Additionally, the Grocery Cost Index in Appleton is 94 compared to 100 nationally. Living in Appleton offers residents plenty of opportunities for employment as well. Popular local companies include Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Bergstrom Automotive Group, Oshkosh Corporation, and Bemis Company Inc. These businesses provide jobs in various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, retailing and more. In addition to these bigger businesses, Appleton has plenty of smaller locally-owned stores that make up the unique charm of this thriving city.

Appleton has an unemployment rate of 4.0%. The US average is 6.0%.

Appleton has seen the job market increase by 1.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.5%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Appleton
- The Sales Tax Rate for Appleton is 5.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Appleton is 6.3%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Appleton
- The average income of a Appleton resident is $27,548 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Appleton resident is $68,364 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.


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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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