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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wahpeton is 7,943. Wahpeton, North Dakota is the 3,680th largest city in the US.
Wahpeton is located entirely in Richland County.
The peak population of Wahpeton was in 1990, when its population was 8,869. In 1990, Wahpeton was the 2,713th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,680th largest city in the US. Wahpeton is currently 10.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wahpeton has shrunk 7.2% since the year 2000. Wahpeton, North Dakota's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Wahpeton has a population density of 1,467.5 people per square mile. Wahpeton has the 10th highest population density in North Dakota.
|3674||Thompson's Station, Tennessee||7,960||418.9%|
|3676||North Bay Village, Florida||7,956||18.3%|
|3677||Three Rivers, Michigan||7,953||5.5%|
|3680||Wahpeton, North Dakota||7,943||-7.2%|
|3682||South Beloit, Illinois||7,932||45.7%|
|3683||South Boston, Virginia||7,932||-6.3%|
|3686||Santa Clara, Utah||7,924||67.2%|
The total voting age population of Wahpeton, North Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,321. The voting age population is 51.7% male and 48.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Wahpeton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wahpeton are 88.6% White, 4.6% Two or more races, 3.9% American Indian, 1.3% Black, 0.9% Other and 0.8% Asian. Additionally, 4.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wahpeton, 16.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.2%. On a per-household basis, 9.8% of families are below the poverty line in Wahpeton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.2% of Wahpeton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.9% of Wahpeton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.6% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wahpeton residents aged 5 and older, 3.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wahpeton is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wahpeton, 9.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wahpeton is $45,150.
In Wahpeton, 51.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.5% of housing units in Wahpeton.
Of all the housing units in Wahpeton, 12.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Wahpeton, 10.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 370 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wahpeton is $669.
In Wahpeton, 81.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.