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Fond du Lac is a city in Fond du Lac County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from French for "end of the lake."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Fond du Lac. For links to other places called Fond du Lac, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fond du Lac is 43.773N. The longitude is -88.446W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 42,095.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fond du Lac demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fond du Lac County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54937 ZIP code.
47% of Fond du Lac residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fond du Lac ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fond du Lac was $18,996, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Fond du Lac residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fond du Lac, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $459. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $899.
Libraries in Fond du Lac include Fond Du Lac Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fond du Lac include Fond du Lac Reporter
TV stations in Fond du Lac include WWAZ.
Fond du Lac County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fond du Lac political report.
The average commute time for Fond du Lac workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fond du Lac between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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