Latest Data (2017)
Population 74,653
Nationwide Rank 472

Quick Facts

Appleton, Wisconsin is the 472nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Appleton, Wisconsin is a city.

Appleton, Wisconsin is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Appleton had its largest population ever.

Appleton, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Appleton, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
462 Jonesboro, Arkansas 75,866 36.0%
463 Kalamazoo, Michigan 75,807 -1.5%
464 Iowa City, Iowa 75,798 20.5%
465 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 75,707 6.2%
466 Cedar Park, Texas 75,704 189.7%
467 Arlington Heights, Illinois 75,634 -1.1%
468 Union City, California 75,343 11.6%
469 Bolingbrook, Illinois 75,201 32.0%
470 Warner Robins, Georgia 74,854 50.3%
471 Evanston, Illinois 74,756 0.8%
472 Appleton, Wisconsin 74,653 6.0%
473 Camden, New Jersey 74,532 -6.5%
474 Temple, Texas 74,503 34.9%
475 Missouri City, Texas 74,497 39.2%
476 Rapid City, South Dakota 74,421 23.9%
477 Rochester Hills, Michigan 74,205 7.6%
478 Schaumburg, Illinois 74,184 -1.4%
479 Rancho Cordova, California 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock, California 73,556 29.1%
481 Missoula, Montana 73,340 27.0%
482 Southfield, Michigan 73,208 -6.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
290 Green Bay 105,116 2.2%
309 Kenosha 99,877 9.5%
448 Racine 77,542 -5.2%
472 Appleton 74,653 6.0%
489 Waukesha 72,489 10.3%
523 Eau Claire 68,587 10.3%
545 Oshkosh 66,665 5.1%
573 Janesville 64,359 6.5%
626 West Allis 59,934 -1.8%
742 La Crosse 51,834 -0.2%
801 Sheboygan 48,329 -4.7%
802 Wauwatosa 48,277 2.4%
891 Fond du Lac 42,809 1.3%
964 New Berlin 39,740 3.4%
996 Wausau 38,739 0.3%
1013 Brookfield 38,045 -1.8%
1031 Menomonee Falls 37,443 14.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 74,653 472
2016 74,370 472
2015 74,139 466
2014 73,971 458
2013 73,596 456
2012 73,016 454
2011 72,735 447
2010 72,623 447
2009 70,893 447
2008 70,371 449
2007 70,231 439
2006 70,014 433
2005 70,093 425
2004 70,279 419
2003 70,350 416
2002 70,704 407
2001 70,751 402
2000 70,393 400
1990 66,137 359