Kaukauna has the 1863rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Kaukauna is part of the Appleton metro area. Unemployment in the Appleton area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Appleton has the 177th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Kaukauna is below average at $42,760, and the median cost of a home in Kaukauna is $137,200, which is below the national average. 21% of workers in Kaukauna hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Kaukauna. 83% of Kaukauna workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Kaukauna spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.