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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    A
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    C
  8. Cost of Living
    B
  9. Health & Fitness
    B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  11. Commute
    A-
Winnebago County is located in Wisconsin with a population of 169,926. Winnebago County is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. In Winnebago County, 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 highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$149,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$744
National
$949
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

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

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 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
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Winnebago County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,124
National
$55,322

Winnebago County Reviews

3 reviews
I think the Winnebago county is a great place to live because of the diversity and different experiences you can have in the community. With the many events downtown and around the area, you’ll never be bored. I think what could change is safety because there have been some stories of stealing and other safety issues around the area. In general the Winnebago county is a good place to raise a family and live with a close community that cares about their people.
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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!
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