Waupaca, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 6,032 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 2,937  (48.7%)
Females: 3,095  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54981.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,257 (it was $31,095 in 2000)
Waupaca:

$37,257
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,451 (it was $18,890 in 2000)

Waupaca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,326 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
Waupaca:

$106,326
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $116,232; Detached houses: $119,290; Townhouses or other attached units: $175,530; In 2-unit structures: $288,338; Mobile homes: $13,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $655.

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  • Races in Waupaca, WI (2013)

    Waupaca races chart
    • 5,76395.2%White alone
    • 1452.4%Hispanic
    • 581.0%American Indian alone
    • 440.7%Asian alone
    • 210.3%Two or more races
    • 110.2%Black alone

Races in Waupaca detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Waupaca: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.2%), Norwegian (10.4%), Irish (8.6%), Polish (6.2%), English (5.9%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1875

Elevation: 855 feet

Land area: 5.99 square miles.

Population density: 1,006 people per square mile   (low).

Waupaca,WI real estate house value index trend

Waupaca, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Waupaca:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waupaca city:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

146 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.4%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Waupaca, Wisconsin as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waupaca to the number of sex offenders is 32 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,589 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,372 (2.3%)

Waupaca satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (34.2 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (89.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (187.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farmington, WI (2.0 miles ), Chain O' Lakes, WI (2.1 miles ), Chain O' Lakes-King, WI (2.1 miles ), Dayton, WI (2.2 miles ), Lind, WI (2.2 miles ), St. Lawrence, WI (2.6 miles ), Ogdensburg, WI (2.7 miles ), Weyauwega, WI (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.35 N, Longitude: 89.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,741 (+61.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,728 (64.5%)

Area code: 715

Waupaca household income distribution Waupaca home values distribution

Crime rates in Waupaca by Year
Type 2001 2002 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 21120000121
per 100,000 35.017.417.033.90.00.00.00.016.432.716.6
Robberies 00110001324
per 100,000 0.00.017.017.00.00.00.017.049.232.766.3
Assaults 11316915101717192324
per 100,000 17.5225.8272.8152.6257.2170.5291.2289.7311.7376.1397.6
Burglaries 21322326122932159236
per 100,000 367.4555.7392.1440.8205.7494.5548.2255.6147.7376.199.4
Thefts 124100211247239230172207214190175
per 100,000 2,169.31,736.73,597.04,187.24,097.43,921.62,946.73,527.63,511.13,107.12,899.3
Auto thefts 941126727802
per 100,000 157.569.5187.533.9102.9119.434.3119.3131.30.033.1
Arson 00000011000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.017.117.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.4) 143.1158.1237.3241.1217.5214.9198.5211.7229.9239.3217.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waupaca detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Waupaca: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waupaca-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Waupaca city center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waupaca-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 413.0 miles away from Waupaca center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 387.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 352.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 183.0 miles away from Waupaca center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 357.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Waupaca County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waupaca topographic map

Birthplace of: Clarence Ekstrom - Admiral, Annie Burgstede - Actress, Edward E. Browne - Politician, Kevin David Petersen - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Waupaca:

  • HOSPICE PGM WAUPACA CTY (811 HARDING ST)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 800 RIVERSIDE DRIVE)
  • DAVITA - GRAND SEASONS DIALYSIS (190 GRAND SEASONS DR)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - WAUPACA (102 GRAND SEASONS DRIVE)
  • RECOVER HEALTH OF WISCONSIN INC (124 NORTH OBORN ST STE A)
  • BETHANY HOME (1226 BERLIN ST)
  • CRYSTAL RIVER NUR REHAB (1401 CHURCHILL ST)

Airports and heliports located in Waupaca:

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Amtrak station near Waupaca:

  • 18 miles: NEW LONDON (501 S. PEARL ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waupaca:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 28 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,089)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 32 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 35 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 35 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 35 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 50 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 51 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)

Public high school in Waupaca:

  • Waupaca Hi (Students: 769; Location: E 2325 King Rd; Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Waupaca:

  • FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 1500 ROMAN RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waupaca:

Private elementary/middle schools in Waupaca:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 1120 EVANS ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TOMORROW'S CHILDREN INC (Students: 28; Location: N3066 TOMORROWS LN; Grades: 1 - 11)
See full list of schools located in Waupaca

Library in Waupaca:

  • WAUPACA AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $804,300; Location: 107 S. MAIN ST.; 66,911 books; 13,261 e-books; 7,989 audio materials; 7,324 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 209 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Westwood & Riverside Elementary Schools were both closed at the end of the school year in 2005.

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Notable locations in Waupaca: Waupaca Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Waupaca Country Club (B), Waupaca Business Park (C), Waupaca Area Ambulance (D), Waupaca Area Fire District (E), Waupaca Free Public Library (F), Waupaca County Courthouse (G), Waupaca City Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Waupaca Woods Shopping Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Waupaca include: Saint Marks Episcopal Church (A), Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Apostolic Lighthouse Church (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lakeside Cemetery (1), Saint Mary Magdalene Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Shadow Lake (A), Mirror Lake (B), Waupaca Millpond 176 (C), Cary Pond 91 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waupaca include: Brainerd Bridge Park (1), Kiwanis Park (2), South Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hutchinson Historical House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; South Main) (1), Chain O Lakes Novelty Company (Amusement & Theme Parks; 138 South Oborn Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites Foxfire (199 Foxfire Drive) (1), Best Western Grand Seasons Htl (110 Grand Seasons Drive) (2), Baymont Inn & Suites - Waupaca (110 Grand Seasons Dr) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Waupaca County - Clerk of Court (811 Harding Street) (1), Waupaca County - Circuit Court Branch II (811 Harding Street) (2), Waupaca County - Circuit Court Branch I (811 Harding Street) (3), Waupaca County - Circuit Court Branch III (811 Harding Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Waupaca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waupaca and their reported violations in the past:

RUSTIC WOODS CMPGD AREA B (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2008), St Boil Water Order (AUG-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RUSTIC WOODS CMPGD R SECTION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WAUPACA HIGH SCH CONCESSION (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OAKWOOD PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2008), St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009)
SPENCER LAKE CHRISTIAN CNTR ATHLETIC FIELD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waupaca that have no violations reported:

  • SPENCER LAKE CHRISTIAN CNTR DINING HALL (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAUPACA BOWL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAUPACA CAMPING PK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NATURES EDGE BAR & GRILL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROYAL OAKS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINGSPAN CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSTIC WOODS CMPGD BAR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIND TOWN HALL FW (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAUPACA CHRISTIAN CH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIND TOWN HALL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.0%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Waupaca in 2010:

  • 173 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Waupaca in 2000:

  • 193 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other group homes

Waupaca, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Waupaca compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Waupaca (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank of Waupaca: The Farmers State Bank Of Waupaca at 112 West Fulton Street, branch established on 1911/01/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.8 mil, Deposits: $153.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Bancorporation, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Waupaca Branch at 201 South Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • First National Bank: at 111 Jefferson Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2008/01/22: Bank assets: $750.4 mil, Deposits: $668.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Waupaca Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Baylake Bank: Waupaca Branch at 936 Furman Drive, branch established on 1999/08/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,087.7 mil, Deposits: $868.0 mil, headquarters in Sturgeon Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Baylake Corp.
  • First State Bank: -Waupaca Branch at 101 County Rd Qq, branch established on 2005/02/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $284.1 mil, Deposits: $237.9 mil, headquarters in New London, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waupaca, Wisconsin:

  • Best Western Grand Seasons Hotel, 110 Grand Seasons Dr, Waupaca, WI 54981 , Phone: (715) 258-9212, Fax: (715) 258-4294
  • Village Inn Motel, 1060 W Fulton St, Waupaca, WI 54981 , Phone: (715) 258-8526, Fax: (715) 258-2691
  • Comfort Suites Conference Center @ Fox Fire, 199 Foxfire Dr, Waupaca, WI 54981 , Phone: (715) 942-0500, Fax: (715) 942-0501
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Waupaca travel time to work - commute Waupaca mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waupaca city (based on Waupaca County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,15262
Mainline Protestant7,94118
Catholic6,9327
Other93
None18,376-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Waupaca County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Waupaca County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

9.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waupaca County:

27.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$15,527$46,5810$0
Other Government Administration 13$14,769$13,6330$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$67,912$58,2101$275
Police - Other 1$3,246$38,9522$777
Streets and Highways 10$41,699$50,0390$0
Sewerage 3$11,988$47,9520$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,722$42,88812$4,074
Water Supply 3$12,130$48,5200$0
Local Libraries 7$23,235$39,83110$4,171
Other and Unallocable 3$11,083$44,3328$4,149
Totals for Government 61$212,311$41,76633$13,446

Waupaca government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,291,000 ($379.81)
    General: $420,000 ($69.63)
    Parking Facilities: $179,000 ($29.68)
    Sewerage: $149,000 ($24.70)
    Air Transportation: $53,000 ($8.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($8.29)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($2.16)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($0.83)
    Housing & Community Development: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,146,000 ($189.99)
    Police Protection: $1,132,000 ($187.67)
    Water Utilities: $778,000 ($128.98)
    Regular Highways: $713,000 ($118.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $559,000 ($92.67)
    Libraries: $506,000 ($83.89)
    Central Staff Services: $265,000 ($43.93)
    Financial Administration: $222,000 ($36.80)
    General Public Buildings: $195,000 ($32.33)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($29.51)
    Transit Utilities: $140,000 ($23.21)
    Health Services - Other: $108,000 ($17.90)
    Fire Protection: $99,000 ($16.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $79,000 ($13.10)
    Air Transportation: $47,000 ($7.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($6.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($5.47)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($1.82)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $530,000 ($87.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $69,000 ($11.44)
    Central Staff: $30,000 ($4.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,284,000 ($378.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($7.46)

Waupaca government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,397,000 ($231.60)
    All Other: $62,000 ($10.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($7.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $21,000 ($3.48)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.49)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($0.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $292,000 ($48.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $426,000 ($70.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $213,000 ($35.31)
    Special Assessments: $177,000 ($29.34)
    Rents: $42,000 ($6.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $882,000 ($146.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,470,000 ($243.70)
    Highways: $375,000 ($62.17)
    All Other: $342,000 ($56.70)
    Health & Hospitals: $212,000 ($35.15)
  • Tax - Property: $2,270,000 ($376.33)
    NEC: $142,000 ($23.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $109,000 ($18.07)

Waupaca government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $749,000 ($124.17)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,357,000 ($2048.57)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,464,000 ($574.27)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $341,000 ($56.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $8,087,000 ($1340.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $806,000 ($133.62)
    Water Utilities: $408,000 ($67.64)

Waupaca government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,230,000 ($535.48)

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Outagamie County, WI  1.15% ($34,154 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.63% ($36,432)
from Portage County, WI  0.38% ($38,675)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Outagamie County, WI  1.02% ($34,742 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.58% ($34,000)
to Portage County, WI  0.39% ($31,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waupaca:

  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waupaca:

  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Waupaca:

  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Waupaca fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Waupaca fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 58m190ftTotal length
  • $328,000Total costs
  • 109,606Total average daily traffic
  • 5,834Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 81990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Waupaca, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waupaca)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waupaca, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waupaca)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waupaca)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Businesses in Waupaca, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Sears1
Curves1Subway3
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Goodwill2U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Kmart1
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