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Waterford, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Waterford had a population of 5,545 as of July 1, 2015. Waterford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waterford is located at latitude 42.766 and longitude -88.2168 in Racine County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Waterford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Racine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Village of Waterford (GNIS ID: 1584360) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. 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 Waterford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Village of Waterford, WI Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,545
Population in Households 5,545
Population in Familes 4,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,146
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,209
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,597
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,614 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 595 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $224,222
Average Home Value $234,774
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,590
Average Household Income $81,091
Per Capita Income $31,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.49%
Households 0.84% 0.53%
Families 1.42% 0.48%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
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.

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Waterford, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waterford 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 # 133 83rd
Population Density1 # 54 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 373 51st
Median Household Income # 132 83rd
Per Capita Income # 119 85th

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