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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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,679
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+3,329
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married53.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.5%
Median Earnings25+$37,590
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,510
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,277

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,083
% Above Poverty Level92.5%
% Below Poverty Level7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26.9%
Median Gross Rent$746
Median House Value$138,800

Ancestry

German41.5%
Dutch14.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
Irish9.1%
Polish6.7%
Norwegian5.7%
English3.4%
French Except Basque3.4%
Italian2.6%
Canadian2.5%
Belgian1.6%
Finnish1.2%
Scottish1.1%
Czech0.9%
Jamaican0.8%
West Indian0.8%
Swedish0.6%
Croatian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Danishn0.4%
African0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Lithuanian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Kimberly Almanac

CategoryValue
County Outagamie County
Standard Zip Codes54136
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.27
Approximate Longitude-88.34

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)

StationAPPLETON
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp62 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip30.1 inches
StationCHILTON
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp7 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationNEW LONDON
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp5 to 24 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip30.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Appleton73,446$71,468
Combined Locks3,486$68,451
Kaukauna15,791$75,321
Little Chute10,815$71,015
Menasha17,930$62,793
Sherwood2,829$102,125

Kimberly Public Libraries

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

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Kimberly Public Schools

Gerritts Middle
545 S John St
ZIP: 54136
(920) 788-7905
Middle
Total Enrollment 736
Kimberly High
1662 E Kennedy Ave
ZIP: 54136
(920) 687-3024
High
Total Enrollment 1458
Kornerstone School
217 E Kimberly Ave
ZIP: 54136
(920) 423-4128
High
Total Enrollment 47
Mapleview Intermediate School
125 E Kimberly Ave
ZIP: 54136
(920) 788-7910
Middle
Total Enrollment 421
Westside Elementary
746 W 3rd St
ZIP: 54136
(920) 739-3578
Primary
Total Enrollment 478

Kimberly Private Schools

Appleton Christian Schools
614 E Kimberly Ave
ZIP: 54136
Elementary
Total Enrollment 97
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