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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Winnebago County is located in Wisconsin with a population of 169,540. Living in Winnebago County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Winnebago County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many young professionals live in Winnebago County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Winnebago County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$147,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$721
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Winnebago County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    155.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    21.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    23.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    202.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,562.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    80.5
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Winnebago County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,128
National
$55,322

Winnebago County Reviews

2 reviews
This is a great area to live! Lots of festivals and access to wonder performances at the Appleton Performing Arts Center. Plenty to do and lots of very nice people! Excellent medical facilities -my favorite is Aurora Healthcare-and excellent schools!
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RACISTS, BESIDES THAT WEBSTER ELEMENTARY IS AWESOME WOULD RECOMMEND that school to anyone that lives there. The town is ok, but is over populated with cops which is fine but they get bored and will harass you def take their job wayyyyyyyyyyyy to serious