Appleton has so much to offer and is consistently ranked in the Top 100 Best Places to Live in the country. It’s a regional destination for sports, theater, and shopping. With a population of 74,256 it is located between Green Bay and Milwaukee along the Fox River. Major employers include Theda Care, Thrivent, and Miller Electric. From low crime and good schools to a thriving downtown with lots of nightlife and Broadway theater, Appleton truly has it all.