Waushara County is located in Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Wautoma and the largest city is Berlin. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.waushara.wi.us. The 2014 population estimate is 24,178 and the 2010 census population was 24,496. The land area is 626.15 square miles and there are 39.1 persons per square mile.
95.6% of the population is White, 2.1% is Black or African American, 6.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 87% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,800, there are 9,902 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,888, the median household income is $43,070, and 11.6% of the persons in Waushara County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,378. Retail sales (in $1000) were $203,004, and sales per capita were $8,226. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.9%.
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