Waupaca County is located in East Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Waupaca and the largest city is New London. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.waupaca.wi.us. The 2014 population estimate is 52,066 and the 2010 census population was 52,410. The land area is 747.71 square miles and there are 70.1 persons per square mile.
97.6% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 89.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,300, there are 21,388 households, an average of 2.37 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,956, the median household income is $50,822, and 10.6% of the persons in Waupaca County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,897. Retail sales (in $1000) were $516,629, and sales per capita were $9,929. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.6%.
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