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The City of Waupun had a population of 11,453 as of July 1, 2016. Waupun ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Waupun is located at latitude 43.6315 and longitude -88.7375 in Fond du Lac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waupun (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Fond du Lac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 892 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Waupun are located in Fond du Lac County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Dodge County.
The City of Waupun (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waupun population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Waupun: Madrid, Waubun.
|Population in Households||8,256|
|Population in Familes||6,622|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,197|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,755 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,411 (64.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,101 (29.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||243 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$124,053|
|Average Home Value||$136,484|
|Median Household Income||$47,068|
|Average Household Income||$56,066|
|Per Capita Income||$20,693|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.78%|
|Per Capita Income||1.31%|
The table below compares Waupun to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 78||90th|
|Population Density1||# 28||97th|
|Diversity Index2||# 94||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 485||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 693||11th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.