Fond du Lac, WI

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
104,027
0.132% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.9
0.721% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.59%
1.34% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$70,368
5.99% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$195,800
16.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
53,417
1.06% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Fond du Lac, WI had a population of 104k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $70,368. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fond du Lac, WI grew from 103,890 to 104,027, a 0.132% increase and its median household income grew from $66,390 to $70,368, a 5.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fond du Lac, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.65%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.63%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.01%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.57%).

None of the households in Fond du Lac, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.7% of the residents in Fond du Lac, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fond du Lac, WI are Moraine Park Technical College (1,719 degrees awarded in 2022), Marian University (239080) (382 degrees), and Ripon College (187 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Fond du Lac, WI was $195,800, and the homeownership rate was 70.6%.

Most people in Fond du Lac, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Fond du Lac, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fond du Lac, WI is home to a population of 104k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.39% of Fond du Lac, WI residents were born outside of the country (3.53k people).

In 2022, there were 33.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.3k people) in Fond du Lac, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.75k White (Hispanic) and 2.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.7%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.7% of Fond du Lac, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fond du Lac, WI was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fond du Lac, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.3k ± 262
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.75k ± 446
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.73k ± 338
5.77%
Hispanic Population
6.01k people

In 2022, there were 33.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.3k people) in Fond du Lac, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.75k White (Hispanic) and 2.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.77% of the people in Fond du Lac, WI are hispanic (6.01k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,791 ± 7,097 people
  2. India
    23,051 ± 3,720 people
  3. China
    15,381 ± 3,041 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 84,791 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,051 and China with 15,381.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.39%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.53k people
3.33%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.46k people

As of 2022, 3.39% of Fond du Lac, WI residents (3.53k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fond du Lac, WI was 3.33%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,418 ± 305
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    984 ± 273
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    537 ± 128

Fond du Lac, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fond du Lac, WI employs 53.4k people. The largest industries in Fond du Lac, WI are Manufacturing (12,355 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,977 people), and Retail Trade (5,416 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($92,800), Wholesale Trade ($62,404), and Public Administration ($61,653).

Males in Wisconsin have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,062. The income inequality in Wisconsin (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

53.4k
2022 Value
± 1,564
−1.06%
1 Year decline
± 4.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fond du Lac, WI declined at a rate of −1.06%, from 54k employees to 53.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fond du Lac, WI, are Production Occupations (7,610 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,373 people), and Management Occupations (4,402 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fond du Lac, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.4k
2022 Value
± 1,564
−1.06%
1 Year decline
± 4.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fond du Lac, WI declined at a rate of −1.06%, from 54k employees to 53.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fond du Lac, WI, are Manufacturing (12,355 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,977 people), and Retail Trade (5,416 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fond du Lac, WI, though some of these residents may live in Fond du Lac, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,626
Median earning men ± $1,529
$35,526
Median earning women ± $1,469

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($72,969), Public Administration ($68,818), and Construction ($59,404).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($51,411), Public Administration ($47,500), and Manufacturing ($46,319).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.95M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 1.6% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wisconsin.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 834
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 626
    Manufacturing
  3. 558
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wisconsin went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing the state of Wisconsin. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wisconsin

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Ron Johnson
Senator from Wisconsin3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tammy Baldwin
Senator from Wisconsin1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing Wisconsin.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Wisconsin

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Wisconsin have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Fond du Lac, WI awarded 2,288 degrees. The student population of Fond du Lac, WI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,068 male students and 3,112 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fond du Lac, WI are White (1,894 and 84%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (119 and 5.28%), Black or African American (118 and 5.24%), and Two or More Races (37 and 1.64%).

The largest universities in Fond du Lac, WI by number of degrees awarded are Moraine Park Technical College (1,719 and 75.1%), Marian University (239080) (382 and 16.7%), and Ripon College (187 and 8.17%).

The most popular majors in Fond du Lac, WI are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (381 and 16.7%), Registered Nursing (148 and 6.47%), and Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (135 and 5.9%).

The median tuition cost in Fond du Lac, WI for private four year colleges is $39,410.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Fond du Lac, WI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 77.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,180 (39.9% men and 60.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,180 students enrolled in Fond du Lac, WI, 39.9% men and 60.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,058 records, of which 61.1% were women and 38.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 28 degrees awarded
  2. 51 degrees awarded
  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fond du Lac, WI was Radiographer with 28 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Fond du Lac, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,719 degrees awarded
  2. 382 degrees awarded
  3. 187 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Moraine Park Technical College with 1,719 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 887 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fond du Lac, WI, which is 0.633 times less than the 1,401 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,894 degrees mean that there were 15.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 119 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($39,410) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($390) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,939) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.697% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.597% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.02M), and Bachelors Degree (921k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fond du Lac, WI was $195,800 in 2022, which is 0.695 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $167,800 to $195,800, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Fond du Lac, WI is 70.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fond du Lac, WI have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fond du Lac, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Fond du Lac, WI is $70,368. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Fond du Lac, WI was Waukesha County, WI with a value of $101,639, followed by St. Croix County, WI and Ozaukee County, WI, with respective values of $97,950 and $92,258.

Property

$195,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,508
$29,931
Median Property Taxes
±$1,064

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fond du Lac, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.6%
Homeownership
2022
61.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.6% of the housing units in Fond du Lac, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fond du Lac, WI was Waukesha County, WI with a value of $101,639, followed by St. Croix County, WI and Ozaukee County, WI, with respective values of $97,950 and $92,258.

The following map shows all of the counties in Fond du Lac, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$70,368
Median Household Income
± $2,178
42.4k
Number of Households
± 1,419

In 2022, the median household income of the 42.4k households in Fond du Lac, WI grew to $70,368 from the previous year's value of $66,390.

The following chart displays the households in Fond du Lac, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fond du Lac, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.443
2022 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.443
2021 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2022, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.043% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.3%)
  2. Carpooled (7.96%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.22%)

In 2022, 80.3% of workers in Fond du Lac, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.96%) and those who worked at home (7.22%).

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fond du Lac, WI have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Fond du Lac, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fond du Lac, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fond du Lac, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.59% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fond du Lac, WI (8.63k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fond du Lac, WI is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.8% of the population of Fond du Lac, WI has health coverage, with 56.8% on employee plans, 12% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0.938% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see 1255 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.947% decrease from the previous year (1267 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1395 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 441 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,255 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wisconsin

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,255 patients per year. This represents a 0.947% decrease from the previous year (1,267 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wisconsin in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.18%
Uninsured
56.8%
Employer Coverage
12%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
0.938%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fond du Lac, WI declined by 4.04% from 4.36% to 4.18%.

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