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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kaukauna demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Outagamie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Appleton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54130 ZIP code.
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.
14% of Kaukauna residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kaukauna, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $458. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.
Libraries in Kaukauna include Kaukauna Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kaukauna include Kaukauna Times-Villager
Outagamie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kaukauna political report.
The average commute time for Kaukauna workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Kaukauna include Settle Inn.
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