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People

Total Population 4,349
Male Share of the Population 45.3%
Female Share of the Population 54.7%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,956
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 57.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,546
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $721
Median House Value $146,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
US/American 0%
English 14.1%
Irish 11%

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

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 837 $57,083
Belvue 241 $57,188
McFarland 364 $63,750
Paxico 309 $51,250
St. George 852 $66,875
St. Marys 2,797 $61,125

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

Wamego Public Libraries

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