Waushara County WI Information


Waushara County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,481
Daytime Population: Workers 7,699
Daytime Population: Residents 13,089
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,788
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 23,259
Population in Familes 18,748
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,222
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $48,442
Average Household Income $61,367
Per Capita Income $25,733


Total Housing Units 15,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,948 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,069 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,131 (33.9%)
Median Home Value $150,219
Average Home Value $181,102


Total Households 10,017
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 6,671
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 -0.01% -0.23%
Households 0.09% -0.19%
Families -0.02% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


Waushara County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waushara 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 # 47 36th
Population Density # 41 44th
Diversity Index # 20 74th
Median Household Income # 54 26th
Per Capita Income # 55 25th

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