Also See: Waupaca, WI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Waupaca had a population of 5,859 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Waupaca is located at latitude 44.358 and longitude -89.0859 in Waupaca County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waupaca encompass a land area of 7.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Waupaca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.
The City of Waupaca 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Waupaca: Vermonter's Camp, Waupaca Falls.
|Total Population||5,859 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,476 (93.5%)|
|Population in Families||3,976 (67.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||383 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$57,963|
|Average Household Income||$72,475|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,953|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,040 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,583 (52.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,102 (36.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||355 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$140,844|
|Average Home Value||$185,552|
|Housing Affordability Index3||203|
|Average Household Size||2.04|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.91%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.24%|
The table below compares Waupaca to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 134||83rd|
|Population Density||# 347||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 436||44th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 535||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 377||52nd|
|Diversity Index||# 371||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.