The City of Wamego had a population of 4,768 as of July 1, 2017. Wamego ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Wamego is located at latitude 39.2053 and longitude -96.3101 in Pottawatomie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wamego (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Pottawatomie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.
The City of Wamego (GNIS ID: 2397188) 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 Wamego population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,067|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,547|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||4,614|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.97|
|Population in Households||4,709|
|Population in Familes||3,892|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||59|
|Median Household Income||$56,879|
|Average Household Income||$75,236|
|Per Capita Income||$29,921|
|Total Housing Units||2,046 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,320 (64.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||586 (28.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||141 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$163,505|
|Average Home Value||$169,617|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.93%|
|Per Capita Income||3.01%|
The table below compares Wamego 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||# 65||90th|
|Population Density||# 33||95th|
|Diversity Index||# 211||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 146||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 129||81st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.