Statewide Claims to Fame

Waupaca is 7th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Waupaca is 9th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Waupaca is 10th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Waupaca is 11th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - White

Waupaca is 17th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Waupaca is 18th in Wisconsin out of 135 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Waupaca is 18th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Female residents

Waupaca, Wisconsin Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Waupaca Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 6,047 126th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.8 70th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 776.1 124th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Waupaca Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 76th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.1% 103rd 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.1% 7th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Waupaca Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.0% 134th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 13.4% 135th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Waupaca Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 96.6% 11th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.9% 81st 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 37th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.3% 141st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 112th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.0% 128th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.3% 101st 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 94.9% 17th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Waupaca Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 52.5% 18th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.6% 142nd 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Waupaca Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 2,996 118th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 45.3% 10th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 2,779 119th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 47.8% 139th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $107,700 131st $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.0 138th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Waupaca Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $20,396 134th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $32,256 142nd $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.5% 9th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Waupaca Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 673 105th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $187,831 73rd $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $32,157 18th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $19,370 71st $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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