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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Waupaca County is located in Wisconsin with a population of 51,651. In Waupaca County, most residents own their homes. In Waupaca County there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Waupaca County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Waupaca County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$681
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Waupaca County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    135.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    20.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    265.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,306.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    65.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Waupaca County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,071
National
$55,322

Waupaca County Reviews

2 reviews
I live in Waupaca County. There are a lot of outdoor activities to participate in. There are hiking trails, lakes for fishing, swimming, snowmobiling, skiing, boating.
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Beautiful town with lots of lakes and tourist attractions. Comes alive in the summertime with people coming to there cabins on the chain