Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wapato is 4,551. Wapato, Washington is the 5,073rd largest city in the US.
Wapato is located entirely in Yakima County.
The peak population of Wapato was in 2010, when its population was 4,997. In 2010, Wapato was the 4,641st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,073rd largest city in the US. Wapato is currently 8.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
Wapato has shrunk 1.0% since the year 2000. Wapato, Washington's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Wapato, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,283. The voting age population is 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.9% of the residents of Wapato are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wapato are 60.1% White, 17.8% American Indian, 16.4% Other, 4.5% Two or more races, 1.1% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 78.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wapato, 30.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.9%. On a per-household basis, 28.0% of families are below the poverty line in Wapato.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.3% of Wapato residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 50.6% of Wapato residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.0% have a bachelor's degree and 1.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wapato residents aged 5 and older, 64.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 62.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wapato is 14.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wapato, 14.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wapato is $40,772.
In Wapato, 49.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.2% of housing units in Wapato.
Of all the housing units in Wapato, 10.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Wapato, 18.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 250 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wapato is $687.
In Wapato, 83.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|5064||Mountain Lakes, New Jersey||4,565||7.1%|
|5068||Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania||4,560||-5.0%|
|5069||Lillington, North Carolina||4,558||56.3%|
|5074||North Kansas City, Missouri||4,548||-3.3%|
|5075||Newton Falls, Ohio||4,543||-9.0%|
|5080||Boiling Springs, North Carolina||4,536||16.6%|
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