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Waupaca County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Waupaca County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of USA WI
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1851
Seat Waupaca
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

765 sq mi (1,981 km²)
751 sq mi (1,945 km²)
14 sq mi (36 km²), 1.86%
 - (2000)
 - Density

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Waupaca County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 51,731. Its county seat is Waupaca6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,982 km² (765 sq mi). 1,945 km² (751 sq mi) of it is land and 37 km² (14 sq mi) of it (1.86%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


USA Waupaca County, Wisconsin age pyramid

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Waupaca County.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 31,615
1910 32,782 3.7%
1920 34,200 4.3%
1930 33,513 −2.0%
1940 34,614 3.3%
1950 35,056 1.3%
1960 35,340 0.8%
1970 37,780 6.9%
1980 42,831 13.4%
1990 46,104 7.6%
2000 51,731 12.2%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census² of 2000, there were 51,731 people, 19,863 households, and 13,884 families residing in the county. The population density was 27/km² (69/sq mi). There were 22,508 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (30/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.93% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 1.38% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.6% spoke English, 1.4% Spanish and 1.3% German as their first language.

There were 19,863 households out of which 32.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.40 males.

Hunting Edit

Waupaca County has an extremely healthy population of whitetail deer. In 2001, Waupaca County harvested a total of 8,988 deer for the regular 9 day season. That total harvest had about equal harvests of bucks and does.

Cities and towns Edit


Waupaca County Courthouse

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 44°29′N 88°58′W / 44.48, -88.97

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