Waupaca, WI 54981 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54981: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waupaca, WI 54981

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Waupaca County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.354, Longitude -89.085
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54981 has segments in 3 Counties (Portage, Waupaca, Waushara).

  • Businesses Addresses: 627
  • PO Box Addresses: 214
  • Residential Addresses: 7,351
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 684
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,667

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Waupaca, WI 54981 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,720
Daytime Population: Workers 10,080
Daytime Population: Residents 7,548
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,628
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 13,797
Population in Familes 10,770
Population in Group Qrtrs 923
Population Density2 108
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $54,507
Average Household Income $68,200
Per Capita Income $30,074


Total Housing Units 8,079 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,226 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,096 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,757 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $158,770
Average Home Value $201,739


Total Households 6,322
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 3,960
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 -0.08% -0.12%
Households 0.03% -0.07%
Families -0.11% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Waupaca, WI 54981 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54981 to the other 769 ZIP Codes 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 # 141 82nd
Population Density # 270 65th
Diversity Index # 425 44th
Median Household Income # 406 47th
Per Capita Income # 271 65th

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