Latest Data (2016)
Population 74,370
Nationwide Rank 472

Quick Facts

Appleton, Wisconsin is the 472nd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Appleton, Wisconsin is a city.

Appleton, Wisconsin is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
462 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 75,293 5.6%
463 Evanston, Illinois 74,895 1.0%
464 Jonesboro, Arkansas 74,889 34.2%
465 Franklin, Tennessee 74,794 61.2%
466 Missouri City, Texas 74,561 39.3%
467 Bolingbrook, Illinois 74,518 30.8%
468 Schaumburg, Illinois 74,446 -1.1%
469 Camden, New Jersey 74,420 -6.7%
470 Iowa City, Iowa 74,398 18.3%
471 Warner Robins, Georgia 74,388 49.4%
472 Appleton, Wisconsin 74,370 5.6%
473 Rapid City, South Dakota 74,048 23.3%
474 New Braunfels, Texas 73,959 91.6%
475 Albany, Georgia 73,801 -3.7%
476 Temple, Texas 73,600 33.3%
477 Flower Mound, Texas 73,547 42.0%
478 Rochester Hills, Michigan 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield, Michigan 73,100 -6.6%
480 Rock Hill, South Carolina 72,937 43.6%
481 Turlock, California 72,796 27.8%
482 Decatur, Illinois 72,706 -11.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
286 Green Bay 105,139 2.2%
305 Kenosha 99,631 9.2%
435 Racine 77,571 -5.2%
472 Appleton 74,370 5.6%
487 Waukesha 72,363 10.1%
517 Eau Claire 68,339 9.9%
541 Oshkosh 66,579 5.0%
568 Janesville 64,159 6.1%
616 West Allis 60,087 -1.6%
733 La Crosse 52,109 0.3%
783 Sheboygan 48,686 -4.0%
796 Wauwatosa 47,945 1.7%
876 Fond du Lac 42,951 1.6%
953 New Berlin 39,803 3.5%
980 Wausau 38,872 0.6%
1005 Brookfield 38,016 -1.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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