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Overview

Introduction to Little Chute, Wisconsin

Little Chute, Wisconsin, in Outagamie county, is 5 miles E of Appleton, Wisconsin and 88 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Part of the surrounding Appleton -Oshkosh-Neenah metro area, Little Chute is home to some 10,476 residents.

Little Chute History

Prior to the arrival of the European explorers, it is believed that the area was inhabited by the Oneota Native Americans. The French were the first Europeans to arrive in the area. In 1634, Jean Nicolet reached Fox at the Bay of Green Bay and established a trade post in the area. The area became a part of the Wisconsin Territories in 1836. In 1898, the residents of the area petitioned for the official incorporation of the community as the Village of La Chute. The incorporation was granted in 1899.

Little Chute and nearby Attractions

  • Neville Public Museum of Brown County
  • Plamann County Park
  • Outagamie Museum & Houdini Historical Center
  • Heritage Hill State Park
  • Hazelwood Historic House Museum
  • High Cliff State Park

Things To Do In Little Chute

Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Fox Valley Golf Club and the High Cliff Golf Course. Doyle Park, Dairyland Expeditions, the North Eastern Wisconsin Zoo and Plamann Park are in the area as well. Saint Luke Lutheran Church and Saint John’s Catholic Church are the local churches. Nearby museums include the Hazelwood Historic House Museum, the Outagamie Museum & Houdini Historical Center and the National Railroad Museum. The city hosts the Kermis Dutch Festival every August and the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival every June.

Little Chute Transportation

Austin Straubel International Airport is located nearby.

Little Chute Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Saint Norbert College, Lakeland College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.

People

Total Population 10,641
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,719
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 59.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,301
% Above Poverty Level 93.2%
% Below Poverty Level 6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.7%
Median Gross Rent $779
Median House Value $140,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 11.6%

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

Little Chute Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 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 54140
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.28
Longitude -88.318

Little Chute 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 3.2 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 20.3 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
Kimberly 6,646 $60,125
Sherwood 2,810 $101,579

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

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Little Chute High Schools

LITTLE CHUTE HI
1402 FREEDOM RD
920-788-7600
Serves 580 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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