The City of Wathena had a population of 1,422 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wathena: Petersburg.
|Population in Households||1,389|
|Population in Familes||1,147|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||33|
|Median Household Income||$50,758|
|Average Household Income||$63,551|
|Per Capita Income||$25,967|
|Total Housing Units||615 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||408 (66.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||165 (26.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||41 ( 6.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$125,000|
|Average Home Value||$155,576|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.4%|
|Per Capita Income||3.71%|
The table below compares Wathena to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 158||77th|
|Population Density||# 420||38th|
|Diversity Index||# 365||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 311||54th|
|Per Capita Income||# 308||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.