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Kaukauna is a city in Outagamie County, in the Appleton metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "fishing place for pickerel or pike," "long portage" or "crow nesting place"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Kaukauna. For links to other places called Kaukauna, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Kaukauna is 44.278N. The longitude is -88.271W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,121.


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Median household income
Local
$43,980
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kaukauna demographic reports
Kaukauna is on the Fox River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: 1000 Islands Environmental Center
Historic sites and museums: Charles A Grignon Mansion
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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40% of Kaukauna residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kaukauna ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kaukauna was $18,748, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Kaukauna residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kaukauna, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $458.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.


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

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Newspapers in Kaukauna include Kaukauna Times-Villager

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Outagamie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kaukauna political report.

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The average commute time for Kaukauna workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Kaukauna include Settle Inn.

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