|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wamego is 4,860. Wamego, Kansas is the 4,891st largest city in the US.
The current population of Wamego (4,860) is it's peak population.
Wamego has grown 14.0% since the 2000. Wamego, Kansas is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|4885||Green Tree, Pennsylvania||4,866||1.2%|
|4889||Abbeville, South Carolina||4,860||-17.2%|
|4890||Keyser, West Virginia||4,860||-9.3%|
|4895||Indian Wells, California||4,846||20.1%|
|4896||Waterloo, New York||4,845||-6.3%|
The total voting age population of Wamego, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,473. The voting age population is 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.0% of the residents of Wamego are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wamego are 93.7% White, 2.9% Black, 2.0% American Indian and 1.4% Asian. Additionally, 3.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wamego, 13.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.9%. On a per-household basis, 14.2% of families are below the poverty line in Wamego.
Among those aged 16 and older, 72.8% of Wamego residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.0% of Wamego residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.1% have a bachelor's degree and 7.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wamego residents aged 5 and older, 3.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wamego is 5.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wamego, 24.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wamego is $58,017.
In Wamego, 61.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.3% of housing units in Wamego.
Of all the housing units in Wamego, 17.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Wamego, 14.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wamego is $890.
In Wamego, 89.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.