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People

Total Population 313
Male Share of the Population 54.6%
Female Share of the Population 45.4%
Senior Citizens 26.8%
Employed Population 16+ 142
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 52%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,563
% Above Poverty Level 95.7%
% Below Poverty Level 4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 53.2%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $31,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
US/American 0%
English 11.8%
Irish 14.1%

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

Wakita Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 64 miles SW of Wichita, Kansas
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 73771
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.883
Longitude -97.921

Wakita 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 JEFFERSON
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 46 to 75 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station GREAT SALT PLAINS DAM
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station ANTHONY
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Deer Creek 143 $60,625
Jet 227 $43,333
Manchester 66 $61,250
Medford 1,015 $51,563
Nash 219 $77,292
Pond Creek 941 $50,000

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

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WAKITA HS
200 S. SPRUCE
580-594-2262
Serves 38 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 38

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