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Waupun, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Waupun had a population of 11,469 as of July 1, 2015. 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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waupun: Madrid, Waubun.

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Waupun, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 11,469
Population in Households 8,258
Population in Familes 6,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,211
Population Density1 2,614
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 3,549
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,305
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,443 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,107 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $110,687
Average Home Value $117,829


Median Household Income $45,143
Average Household Income $53,626
Per Capita Income $18,148
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.06%
Households 0.35% 0.13%
Families 0.38% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Waupun, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waupun to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 77 90th
Population Density1 # 24 97th
Diversity Index2 # 94 88th
Median Household Income # 512 34th
Per Capita Income # 751 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.