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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin Local Statistics

Community data

Population | 12,401
Households | 5,033
High School Grads or Higher | 89.3%
Bachelor Degree or Higher | 27.1%
Occupied Housing Units | 91.7%
Homeowner Vacancy Rate | 3.3%
Rental Vacancy Rate | 5.9%
Population with No Vehicles Available | 4.4%
Median Housing Value | $156.900
Median rent | $734

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

School District Data - Fort Atkinson

Grade: Meets Expectations (Rating: 72.5)

Source: WI Department of Public Instruction, 2013-2014

USPS Vacancy Data

Residential Vacancies | 10.2%
Business Vacancies | 11.7%

Source: USPS, 2Q - 2014

Economic data

Civilian Unemployment | 4.9%
Mean Travel Time to Work | 18.4 minutes
Mean Household Income | $57,800
Per Capita Income | $24,235
Poverty Rate| 13.4%
Food Stamps | 12.8%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Occupation data

Management, business, science, and arts occupations | 31.5%
Service occupations | 20.6%
Sales and office occupations | 20.7%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations | 8.8%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations | 18.5%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Industry data

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining | 1.4%
Construction | 5.4%
Manufacturing | 21.8%
Wholesale trade | 1.9%
Retail trade | 11.8%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities | 3.2%
Information | 2.8%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing | 2.7%
Professional/scientific/management/administrative/waste management services | 7.1%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance | 23.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation, food services | 10.1%
Other services, except public administration | 5%
Public administration | 3.4%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Top employers

Nasco | 1,100
Generac Power Systems | 1,050
Fort Healthcare | 650
Cygnus Business Media | 450
SpaceSaver | 450
Fort Atkinson School District | 368
McCain Foods USA | 300
Redi Serve Foods | 285
Fireside | 250
Jones Dairy Farm | 250

Source: NETS Database, 2013

Contact Information

City of Fort Atkinson
Matt Trebatoski, Fort Atkinson City Manager
101 N Main Street, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Phone | 920-563-7760
Fax | 920-563-7776
E -mail | mtrebatoski@fortatkinsonwi.net
Website | http://www.fortatkinsonwi.net/