Waupaca County WI Information


Waupaca County Subdivisions

Waupaca County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,664
Population in Households 51,079
Population in Familes 41,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,585
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 21,697
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 14,394
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,067 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,630 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,142 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $146,468
Average Home Value $178,390


Median Household Income $51,749
Average Household Income $62,824
Per Capita Income $26,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.03%
Households 0.23% 0.11%
Families 0.13% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Waupaca County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waupaca County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 63rd
Population Density1 # 28 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 48 35th
Median Household Income # 23 69th
Per Capita Income # 31 58th

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