Waupaca County vs. Portage County

Waupaca County (WI)Portage County (WI)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)51,12870,942
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-2.4%1.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)52,41070,021
Population, Census, April 1, 201052,41070,019
Persons under 5 years, percent5.0%5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent20.3%19.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.9%16.7%
Female persons, percent49.3%49.6%
White alone, percent96.9%93.9%
Black or African American alone, percent0.5%1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.8%0.5%
Asian alone, percent0.6%3.1%
Two or More Races, percent1.2%1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent3.3%3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent94.1%91.0%
Veterans, 2014-20184,4403,971
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20182.0%4.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)25,84731,127
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201874.4%68.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$145,600$163,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,192$1,244
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$498$484
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$697$743
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201314.9%22.8%
Building permits, 2018202161
Households, 2014-201822,02428,357
Persons per household, 2014-20182.262.37
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201887.1%82.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20183.9%6.1%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201884.8%89.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201876.6%83.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201891.9%93.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201819.1%32.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.8%7.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.7%5.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201864.2%67.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201861.4%64.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)64,515112,379
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)198,741385,819
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)2,587,2431,383,021
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)541,573933,881
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,389$13,259
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.419.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$57,680$57,368
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$30,627$29,742
Persons in poverty, percent10.4%11.3%
Total employer establishments, 20171,1961,725
Total employment, 201716,34731,110
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)573,6581,315,214
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-1.3%0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20173,0643,922
All firms, 20124,3885,074
Men-owned firms, 20122,3282,713
Women-owned firms, 20121,1331,240
Minority-owned firms, 201289133
Nonminority-owned firms, 20124,1384,712
Veteran-owned firms, 2012274463
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20123,8614,240
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%2.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.8%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200724.6%25.8%
Population per square mile, 201070.187.4
Land area in square miles, 2010747.71800.68

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Waupaca county (WI) and Portage county (WI) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.