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Overview

Introduction to Kimberly, Wisconsin

Kimberly, Wisconsin, in Outagamie county, is 3 miles E of Appleton, Wisconsin and 88 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village is located in the Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah metropolitan area. Kimberly has a population of 6,146.

Kimberly History

Kimberley was established in 1889. It was named in honor of John A. Kimberly, one of Kimberly-Clark’s cofounders. The Kimberly Clark Company founded a pulp and paper mill in the area in 1889. Outagamie County was established in 1850. The name of the county is derived from an Anishinaabe term meaning "dwellers on either shore."

Kimberly and nearby Attractions

  • National Railroad Museum
  • High Cliff State Park
  • Oneida Nation Museum
  • Plamann County Park
  • White Pillars Museum
  • Heritage Hill State Park

Things To Do In Kimberly

Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Reid Municipal Golf Course, the North Shore Golf Club and the High Cliff Golf Course. Local museums include the Hazelwood Historic House Museum, the Neville Public Museum of Brown County and the Houdini Historical Center. Paperfest is the annual festival celebrated by the community.

Kimberly Transportation

Austin Straubel International is the nearest major airport.

Kimberly Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Saint Norbert College, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Lakeland College.

People

Total Population 6,646
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 3,313
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 55.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,125
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $749
Median House Value $135,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kimberly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles E of Appleton, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Outagamie
Metro Area Appleton - Oshkosh - Neenah
Standard Zip Codes 54136
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.272
Longitude -88.338

Kimberly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station APPLETON
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches
Station CHILTON
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Station NEW LONDON
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Appleton 73,118 $70,552
Combined Locks 3,444 $67,304
Kaukauna 15,720 $67,069
Little Chute 10,641 $67,301
Menasha 17,546 $61,440
Sherwood 2,810 $101,579

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kimberly Public Libraries

Library
Kimberly--little Chute Public Library
515 W. KIMBERLY AVE.
Kimberly, Wisconsin
(920) 788-7515

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Kimberly High Schools

KIMBERLY HI
W2662 KENNEDY AVE
920-687-3024
Serves 1,083 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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