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People

Total Population 4,401
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,093
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.4%
Median Earnings25+ $34,474
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,510

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,884
% Above Poverty Level 91.9%
% Below Poverty Level 8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $739
Median House Value $140,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 10.6%

Wamego Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles W of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Pottawatomie
Standard Zip Codes 66547
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.201
Longitude -96.304

Wamego 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 WAMEGO
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station TUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station MILFORD LAKE
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Louisvl (66547)

Louisvle (66547)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alma 826 $55,357
Belvue 205 $63,750
McFarland 326 $63,125
Paxico 239 $46,875
St. George 845 $71,563
St. Marys 2,808 $60,063

Wamego Public Libraries

Library
Wamego Public Library
431 LINCOLN
Wamego, Kansas
(785) 456-9181
Library Web Site

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Wamego Hospitals

WAMEGO CITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
711 GENN DRIVE
(785) 458-7117
Emergency Service: Yes

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Wamego High Schools

WAMEGO HIGH
801 N LINCOLN
785-456-2214
Serves 480 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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