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People

Total Population 323
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 45.2%
Employed Population 16+ 133
Age of the Population 63

Families

% of people married 65.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,750
% Above Poverty Level 98.1%
% Below Poverty Level 1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32%
Median Gross Rent $541
Median House Value $334,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wahpeton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Dickinson
Standard Zip Codes 51360
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.366
Longitude -95.171

Wahpeton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MILFORD 4 NW
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.5 inches
Station LAKE PARK
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wahpeton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Crandalls Lodge (51360)

Egralharve (51360)

Methodist Camp (51360)

Montgomery (51360)

Templar Park (51360)

Triboji Beach (51360)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arnolds Park 1,128 $55,208
Fostoria 163 $80,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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