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The City of Waupun had a population of 11,403 as of July 1, 2020. Waupun ranks in the upper 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 Waupun is located at latitude 43.6333 and longitude -88.7296 in Fond du Lac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waupun encompass a land area of 4.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Fond du Lac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 892 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Waupun are located in Fond du Lac County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Dodge County.
The City of Waupun (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Waupun: Madrid, Waubun.
|Total Population||11,403 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,199 (71.9%)|
|Population in Families||6,532 (57.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||3,204 (28.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$53,078|
|Average Household Income||$63,155|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,906|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,786 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,358 (62.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,152 (30.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||276 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$134,263|
|Average Home Value||$149,364|
|Housing Affordability Index3||196|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.33%|
|Per Capita Income||1.62%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.34%|
The table below compares Waupun to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 83||89th|
|Population Density||# 29||96th|
|Median Household Income||# 519||33rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 427||55th|
|Per Capita Income||# 739||5th|
|Diversity Index||# 97||88th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.