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Menasha is a city in Winnebago County, in the Oshkosh-Neenah metro area. (The community straddles Winnebago and Calumet counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community name derives from Menominee word, variously translated as "island" or "thorn."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Menasha. For links to other places called Menasha, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Menasha is 44.202N. The longitude is -88.446W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 755 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,259.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Menasha demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Winnebago County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Appleton-Oshkosh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54952 ZIP code.
42% of Menasha residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Menasha ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Menasha was $20,743, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Menasha residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Menasha include Upper Main Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Menasha, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $451. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $934.
Libraries in Menasha include Elisha D. Smith Public Library ... View libraries
Winnebago County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Menasha political report.
The average commute time for Menasha workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Menasha between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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