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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wauneta is 533. Wauneta, Nebraska is the 12,916th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wauneta was in 1990, when its population was 675. In 1990, Wauneta was the 11,618th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,916th largest city in the US. Wauneta is currently 21.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wauneta has shrunk 14.1% since the year 2000. Wauneta, Nebraska's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12913||Masontown, West Virginia||533||-17.3%|
|12915||Robbinsville, North Carolina||533||-28.6%|
|12921||White River, South Dakota||532||-11.1%|
The total voting age population of Wauneta, Nebraska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 495. The voting age population is 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.6% of the residents of Wauneta are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wauneta are 100.0% White. Additionally, 6.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wauneta, 13.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.8%. On a per-household basis, 7.3% of families are below the poverty line in Wauneta.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.3% of Wauneta residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.2% of Wauneta residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.2% have a bachelor's degree and 5.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wauneta residents aged 5 and older, 6.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wauneta is 1.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wauneta, 6.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wauneta is $48,750.
In Wauneta, 77.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.8% of housing units in Wauneta.
Of all the housing units in Wauneta, 38.7% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wauneta is $561.
In Wauneta, 73.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.