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Waushara County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2019: 24,325 (11% urban, 89% rural); it was 23,154 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,074
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,071
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,784
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,804 (it was 1,552 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Land area: 626 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Waushara County: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.1%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Waushara County, WI (2019)
    • 21,62693.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6127.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4061.8%Two or more races
    • 3441.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1610.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 880.4%Asian alone
    • 330.1%Some other race alone
    • 110.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

49.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Males: 12,798  (52.6%)
Females: 11,527  (47.4%)
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Average household size:
Waushara County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,880 ($37,000 in 1999)
This county:

$54,880
Wisconsin:

$64,168

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $528 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $644)
This county:

$528
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $159,529 (it was $87,100 in 2000)
Waushara:

$159,529
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,515 - $237,278

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $192,965
Here:

$192,965
State:

$243,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $187,188
Here:

$187,188
State:

$212,164

In 2-unit structures: $242,505
Here:

$242,505
State:

$191,549

Mobile homes: $64,401
Here:

$64,401
State:

$56,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,123
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $447

Institutionalized population: 1,233

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 61
  • Thefts: 209
  • Auto thefts: 13

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 79
  • Thefts: 175
  • Auto thefts: 12
Waushara County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 187 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 1998: 264 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 1999: 215 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2000: 223 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2001: 221 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2002: 196 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2003: 206 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2004: 204 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2005: 172 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2006: 135 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2007: 128 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2008: 95 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2009: 71 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2010: 62 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 59 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2014: 52 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2015: 53 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2016: 54 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2017: 58 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2018: 65 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2019: 61 buildings, average cost: $238,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Waushara, WI residents
Average permit cost in Waushara, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,304 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,282 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Waushara, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Waushara, WI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Waushara, WI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.3%
Waushara County:

10.3%
Wisconsin:

10.4%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.0% for American Indian residents, 28.7% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.7 years old
(Males: 48.7 years old, Females: 51.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.9 years old, Black residents: 37.3 years old, American Indian residents: 32.0 years old, Asian residents: 53.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.2 years old, Other race residents: 20.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waushara County is $444 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $540 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $696 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wautoma, Springwater, Leon, Dakota, Mount Morris, Redgranite, Saxeville, Poysippi, Plainfield, Wild Rose.

Waushara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Waushara County: Boss Farms (A), Brennand Farm (B), Cross Farm (C), Dencar Farms (D), Do - Da Dairy (E), Hilltop Acres (F), Mill Acres (G), Radloff Dairy Farm (H), Airborn Friesian Farm (I), Allen Farms (J), Bartlett Farm (K), Black Wolf Farm (L), Bradley Egg Farm (M), Buehring Farm (N), Gunz Farms (O), Fritz Farm (P), Gizmo Farm (Q), Winneconne Wastewater Treatment Plant (R), Radtke Farm (S), Mastalish Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Manufacturers Marketplace of Oshkosh Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Waushara County include: New Bethel Church (A), New Elm Church (B), Hope Church (C), Immanuel Church (D), Saint Thomas Church (E), All Saints Lutheran Church (F), Saint Peters Church (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Oshkosh Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Nepeuskun Cemetery (1), Salem Cemetery (2), Wilhelmina Cemetery (3), Rest Haven Cemetery (4), Schellers Cemetery (5), North Rushford Cemetery (6), Winchester Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lake Poygan (A), Rush Lake (B), Lake Butte des Morts (C), Lake Winnebago (D), Lake Winneconne (E), Poygan Lake (F), Nickels Marsh (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alder Creek (A), Arrowhead River (B), Wolf River (C), Spring Brook (D), Mud Creek (E), Henderson Creek (F), Van Dyne Creek (G), Waukau Creek (H), Rat River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waushara County include: Waukau Creek County Nature Preserve (1), Koro Prairie State Natural Area (2), Oshkosh-Larsen Trail Prairies State Natural Area (3), Rush Lake State Natural Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buffalo County , Douglas County, Oregon , Juneau County , Teton County, Idaho , Pepin County , Winnebago County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Waushara, WI
County total employment by year in Waushara, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Waushara, WI

Current college students: 437
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 703 (48.4% naturalized citizens)

Waushara County:

2.9%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1122010 or later
  • 1782000 to 2009
  • 1861990 to 1999
  • 571980 to 1989
  • 501970 to 1979
  • 194Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.5%

Waushara County marital status for males Waushara County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,643
  • One, attached: 129
  • Two: 237
  • 3 or 4: 125
  • 5 to 9: 207
  • 10 to 19: 287
  • 20 to 49: 64
  • 50 or more: 31
  • Mobile homes: 1,458
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Waushara County with a mortgage: 4,761 (154 second mortgage, 498 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,487

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

62.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Waushara County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6874
Mainline Protestant3,30516
Evangelical Protestant2,45020
Other31
None12,051-
Waushara County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Waushara County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Waushara County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

8.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Waushara County:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Waushara County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Waushara County:

Average size of farms: 269 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $119,776
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $573.06
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.88%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $99,830
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.53%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,896
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.32
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 36.57%
Corn for grain: 26073 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1158 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 13356 harvested acres
Vegetables: 29,987 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 20 acres

Tornado activity:

Waushara County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 1912895.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 fatalities and 112 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1956, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 7 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waushara County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from Waushara County 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.9 miles away from the county 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 372.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 398.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from Waushara County center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 232.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2004 to July 03, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1526: June 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1526, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 2002 to June 25, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1429: July 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1429, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 06, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1369: May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: 1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-994: July 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-376: April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Waushara County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Waushara

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,654 (77.7%)
  • Carpooled: 653 (9.0%)
  • Bus: 14 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 130 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 50 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 202 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 591 (8.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (55%)
  • Nicaragua (6%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • North Macedonia (Macedonia) (2%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Waushara County


  • German (38%)
  • American (10%)
  • Polish (7%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • English (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Waushara County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 119 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 95 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 94 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Waushara County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 1,026 people in state prisons
  • 112 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,063.

7.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.03% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($41,350 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($6,303 average AGI)
Waushara County:

1.25%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, WI  0.95% ($63,681 average AGI)
from Green Lake County, WI  0.74% ($40,423)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.57% ($46,491)
from Outagamie County, WI  0.51% ($54,592)
from Portage County, WI  0.43% ($32,854)
from Marquette County, WI  0.42% ($39,125)
from Fond du Lac County, WI  0.32% ($52,806)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.31% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($29,836 average AGI)
1.04% relocated to other states ($9,069 average AGI)
Waushara County:

1.04%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, WI  0.84% ($37,900 average AGI)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.61% ($40,828)
to Portage County, WI  0.58% ($27,691)
to Green Lake County, WI  0.55% ($30,462)
to Marquette County, WI  0.36% ($29,000)
to Outagamie County, WI  0.34% ($29,750)
to Fond du Lac County, WI  0.27% ($41,192)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Waushara County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Waushara County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Waushara County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Waushara County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Waushara County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waushara County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waushara County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waushara County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Waushara County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,074 (4,311 aged, 763 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 379 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Waushara County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,041)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (411)
  • Congestive heart failure (294)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (144)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (101)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (84)
  • Unspecified dementia (71)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (45)
  • Malaise and fatigue (29)
  • Hyperlipidaemia, unspecified (15)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,625
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 113
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,799

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 908
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,113
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,325
  • Male householders: 5,556 (1,583 living alone), Female householders: 4,493 (1,352 living alone)
  • 5,536 spouses (5,512 opposite-sex spouses), 533 unmarried partners, (533 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,511 children (5,107 natural, 152 adopted, 253 stepchildren), 328 grandchildren, 156 brothers or sisters, 262 parents, 38 foster children, 213 other relatives, 411 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,265

Size of family households: 4,058 2-persons, 1,053 3-persons, 801 4-persons, 463 5-persons, 218 6-persons, 112 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,933 1-person, 415 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

2,959 married couples with children.
958 single-parent households (327 men, 631 women).

92.8% of residents of Waushara speak English at home.
5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $123,574,000 ($5,188 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,755,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $64,891,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,824,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,870,000
Federal grants: $26,048,000
Federal procurement contracts: $994,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,947,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,887,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,578,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,159,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,233
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,355
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +81
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,813
Here:

+73 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Waushara County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.60 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • 3952014 or later
  • 1772010 to 2013
  • 1,9672000 to 2009
  • 2,6621990 to 1999
  • 1,7111980 to 1989
  • 2,4681970 to 1979
  • 1,3081960 to 1969
  • 1,1871950 to 1959
  • 7651940 to 1949
  • 2,6041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Waushara County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • 161 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 2663 rooms
  • 9194 rooms
  • 1,8635 rooms
  • 1,8236 rooms
  • 1,2927 rooms
  • 8448 rooms
  • 1,1689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • 231 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 3143 rooms
  • 4254 rooms
  • 3805 rooms
  • 2496 rooms
  • 2267 rooms
  • 808 rooms
  • 509+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Waushara County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • 16no bedroom
  • 3271 bedroom
  • 2,1912 bedrooms
  • 4,0493 bedrooms
  • 1,3164 bedrooms
  • 3205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waushara County, Wisconsin
  • 23no bedroom
  • 3681 bedroom
  • 6732 bedrooms
  • 6003 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Waushara County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Waushara County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Waushara County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 299no vehicle
  • 1,7791 vehicle
  • 3,2612 vehicles
  • 1,8373 vehicles
  • 6534 vehicles
  • 4125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Waushara County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Waushara County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 238no vehicle
  • 8691 vehicle
  • 4672 vehicles
  • 1563 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 605+ vehicles

89.2% of Waushara County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Wisconsin.

Waushara County:

89.2%
State average:

86.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,006
  • Other state: 4,468
  • Northeast: 239
  • Midwest: 2,801
  • South: 870
  • West: 551
Year householders moved into unit in Waushara County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Waushara County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.1%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Wood
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.8%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 222
Here:

11.8%
Wisconsin:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

4.1%
Wisconsin:

9.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 49
Here:

10.1%
Wisconsin:

17.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Waushara County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $4,515,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,406,000
    Health - Other: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,714,000
    Regular Highways: $7,962,000
    Health - Other: $4,083,000
    Police Protection: $3,506,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,986,000
    General - Other: $1,524,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,214,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,160,000
    Solid Waste Management: $890,000
    Central Staff Services: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $674,000
    Libraries: $479,000
    General Public Buildings: $353,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $327,000
    Parks and Recreation: $323,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $128,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $932,000
    Other: $821,000
    Health and Hospitals: $193,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,875,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $144,000
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000
    Sale of Property: $64,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $62,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $231,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,179,000
    Highways: $2,436,000
    Education: $625,000
    Other: $592,000
    General Local Government Support: $404,000
    Health and Hospitals: $163,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,901,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,307,000
    Other License: $285,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $66,000
    Other: $1,000

Waushara County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $4,515,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,406,000
    Health - Other: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,714,000
    Regular Highways: $7,962,000
    Health - Other: $4,083,000
    Police Protection: $3,506,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,986,000
    General - Other: $1,524,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,214,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,160,000
    Solid Waste Management: $890,000
    Central Staff Services: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $674,000
    Libraries: $479,000
    General Public Buildings: $353,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $327,000
    Parks and Recreation: $323,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $128,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $932,000
    Other: $821,000
    Health and Hospitals: $193,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,875,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $144,000
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000
    Sale of Property: $64,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $62,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $231,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,179,000
    Highways: $2,436,000
    Education: $625,000
    Other: $592,000
    General Local Government Support: $404,000
    Health and Hospitals: $163,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,901,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,307,000
    Other License: $285,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $66,000
    Other: $1,000

Waushara County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $4,515,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,406,000
    Health - Other: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,714,000
    Regular Highways: $7,962,000
    Health - Other: $4,083,000
    Police Protection: $3,506,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,986,000
    General - Other: $1,524,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,214,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,160,000
    Solid Waste Management: $890,000
    Central Staff Services: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $674,000
    Libraries: $479,000
    General Public Buildings: $353,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $327,000
    Parks and Recreation: $323,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $128,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $932,000
    Other: $821,000
    Health and Hospitals: $193,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,875,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $144,000
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000
    Sale of Property: $64,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $62,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $231,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,179,000
    Highways: $2,436,000
    Education: $625,000
    Other: $592,000
    General Local Government Support: $404,000
    Health and Hospitals: $163,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,901,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,307,000
    Other License: $285,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $66,000
    Other: $1,000

Waushara County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $4,515,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,406,000
    Health - Other: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,714,000
    Regular Highways: $7,962,000
    Health - Other: $4,083,000
    Police Protection: $3,506,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,986,000
    General - Other: $1,524,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,214,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,160,000
    Solid Waste Management: $890,000
    Central Staff Services: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $674,000
    Libraries: $479,000
    General Public Buildings: $353,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $327,000
    Parks and Recreation: $323,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $128,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $932,000
    Other: $821,000
    Health and Hospitals: $193,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,875,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $144,000
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000
    Sale of Property: $64,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $62,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $231,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,179,000
    Highways: $2,436,000
    Education: $625,000
    Other: $592,000
    General Local Government Support: $404,000
    Health and Hospitals: $163,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,901,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,307,000
    Other License: $285,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $66,000
    Other: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 400
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 366
  • Number of recipients under 18: 62
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 274
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 64
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 187
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 149
Most common first names in Waushara County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19776.3 years
Robert16572.6 years
William15475.9 years
George10776.9 years
Edward9576.2 years
Mary9279.6 years
Frank9079.3 years
James8572.1 years
Walter8477.4 years
Arthur8378.3 years
Most common last names in Waushara County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6777.6 years
Miller6575.6 years
Krueger5878.1 years
Nelson4774.7 years
Anderson4780.7 years
Thompson4577.0 years
Olson4475.7 years
Smith3875.5 years
Jones3673.7 years
Schultz3577.5 years
Businesses in Waushara County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets8
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Chevrolet2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Decora Cabinetry2Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Knights Inn1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1