Waukau, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waukau, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Waukau Census Designated Place had a population of 274 as of July 1, 2016. Waukau ranks in the lower 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 Waukau is located at latitude 43.9845 and longitude -88.7721 in Winnebago County. The formal boundaries for the Waukau Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Winnebago County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 817 feet.

The Waukau Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586568) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Waukau Census Designated Place is located within Town of Rushford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Winnebago County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waukau 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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Waukau, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 274
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 199
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $186,111
Average Home Value $203,472


Median Household Income $60,653
Average Household Income $69,855
Per Capita Income $27,608
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 0.79%
Households 1.33% 0.93%
Families 2.44% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Waukau, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waukau 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 # 637 18th
Population Density1 # 649 16th
Diversity Index2 # 641 18th
Median Household Income # 171 78th
Per Capita Income # 276 64th

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