The City of Wathena had a population of 1,428 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Wathena is located at latitude 39.7609 and longitude -94.9277 in Doniphan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wathena (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Doniphan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.
The City of Wathena (GNIS ID: 2397215) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wathena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wathena: Petersburg.
|Population in Households||1,395|
|Population in Familes||1,148|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||33|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||606 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||413 (68.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||164 (27.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||30 ( 5.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$108,333|
|Average Home Value||$145,874|
|Median Household Income||$49,594|
|Average Household Income||$62,270|
|Per Capita Income||$25,463|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.36%|
|Per Capita Income||3.54%|
The table below compares Wathena to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 156||77th|
|Population Density1||# 424||37th|
|Diversity Index2||# 390||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 356||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 377||44th|
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