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Wautoma, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Wautoma had a population of 2,216 as of July 1, 2016. Wautoma ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Wautoma is located at latitude 44.0674 and longitude -89.2911 in Waushara County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wautoma (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Waushara County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 863 feet.

The City of Wautoma (GNIS ID: 1584383) 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 Wautoma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 2,216
Population in Households 2,100
Population in Familes 1,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 825
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 938
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 482
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 483 (45.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $94,211
Average Home Value $120,154


Median Household Income $34,706
Average Household Income $43,892
Per Capita Income $19,368
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.13%
Households -0.12% -0.19%
Families -0.16% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Wautoma, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wautoma 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 250 68th
Population Density1 # 308 60th
Diversity Index2 # 41 95th
Median Household Income # 744 4th
Per Capita Income # 731 6th

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