Waukau, Wisconsin

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Waukau, Wisconsin
Census-designated place
Downtown Waukau
Downtown Waukau
Waukau is located in Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°59′10″N 88°46′12″W / 43.98611°N 88.77000°W / 43.98611; -88.77000Coordinates: 43°59′10″N 88°46′12″W / 43.98611°N 88.77000°W / 43.98611; -88.77000
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Winnebago
 • Total 1.387 sq mi (3.59 km2)
 • Land 1.376 sq mi (3.56 km2)
 • Water 0.011 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 255
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 54980
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1576309[1]

Waukau is an unincorporated census-designated place in the town of Rushford, in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States.[2][3] The community is located on Wisconsin Highway 116 at its south terminus at Wisconsin Highway 91. As of the 2010 census, its population is 255.[4]


As of the census[5] of 2000, the population of Waukau, Wisconsin was 178 people, 85 male and 93 female with a median age of 36.6, 9% under 5 years, 75.8% 18 years and over, and 11.2% 65 years and over.

The racial makeup of Waukau, Wisconsin was 97.8% White, 0.6% Black or African American, and 1.7% Multiracial American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

Average household size was 2.54. Average family size was 3.00. Total housing units was 73, 95.9% occupied. Of those occupied, 81.4% were owner-occupied, 18.6% renter occupied. Vacant housing units were 4.1%.

The population 25 years and over was 127, 72.4% a high school graduate or higher, and 7.1% held a bachelor's degree or higher. Civilian veteran population was 20.6%. Disability status of the population 5 years and over was 21.6%. Married male, except separated, population 15 years and over was 59.4%. Married female, except separated, population 15 years and over was 58.3%.

The population, 16 and over, in the labor force was 61.7%. Mean travel time to work for workers 16 and over was 26.1 minutes. The median household income was $41,042, median family income was $48,750,and per capita income was $16,923. Families below the poverty level was 0%. Individuals below the poverty level were 4.2%.

Single-family owner-occupied homes was 41 with a median value of $81,400. The median of selected monthly owner costs with a mortgage was $781, not mortgaged was $233.

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