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Appleton is a city in Swift County.

The community was named for Appleton, WI
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Appleton. For links to other places called Appleton, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Appleton is 45.196N. The longitude is -96.019W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,925.


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Median household income
Local
$25,950
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Appleton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Clarksfield
· Phelps
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Swift County Fair - Aug. 16-19, 2007
  • Applefest - Sept. 14-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Appleton web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Appleton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Swift County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56208 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Appleton residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Appleton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Appleton was $12,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Appleton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Appleton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $299.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $571.


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Libraries in Appleton include Appleton Public Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Appleton include KWCM.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KNCM., KRSU.

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Swift County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Appleton political report.

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The average commute time for Appleton workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Appleton include Super 8.

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