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Waupun is a town in Dodge County, in the Beaver Dam metro area. (The community straddles Dodge and Fond du Lac counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community name is said to derive from Indian term for "dawn"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Waupun. For links to other places called Waupun, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Waupun is 43.633N. The longitude is -88.729W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,451.


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Median household income
Local
$40,597
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Waupun demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Madrid
Landmarks include eight bronze sculptures in several locations.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Horicon National Wildlife Refuge
Historic sites and museums: Marsh Haven Nature Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Waupun demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dodge County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53963 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

38% of Waupun residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waupun ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waupun was $16,947, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Waupun residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waupun, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $402.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $857.


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Libraries in Waupun include Waupun Public Library ... View libraries

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Dodge County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waupun political report.

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The average commute time for Waupun workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Waupun between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Waupun include Americinn Waupun.

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