Waupaca County WI Information


Waupaca County Subdivisions

Waupaca County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52,405
Daytime Population: Workers 23,653
Daytime Population: Residents 25,821
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,474
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 50,821
Population in Familes 40,821
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,584
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $55,493
Average Household Income $67,765
Per Capita Income $28,186


Total Housing Units 25,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,731 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,774 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,259 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $148,225
Average Home Value $181,064


Total Households 21,505
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 14,230
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.1%
Households 0.08% -0.06%
Families -0.04% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


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, 2017 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 Density # 28 63rd
Diversity Index # 48 35th
Median Household Income # 22 71st
Per Capita Income # 30 60th

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