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Waupun, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

Waupun is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Waupun.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fond du Lac County at latitude 43.6333 and longitude -88.7296. Fond du Lac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 892 feet.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waupun: Madrid, Waubun.

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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, 2014 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 # 26 97th
Diversity Index2 # 98 87th
Median Household Income # 482 38th
Per Capita Income # 734 5th

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

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Waupun, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,334
Population in Households 8,224
Population in Familes 6,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,110
Population Density1 2,583
Diversity Index2 31
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,532
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,294
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,442 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,091 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $106,571
Average Home Value $116,336
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,909
Average Household Income $53,005
Per Capita Income $18,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.01% 0.03%
Households 0.32% 0.12%
Families 0.36% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.09%
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.

Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 3,511 Wisconsin cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

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