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Demographics

People

Total Population4,805
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+2,342
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married51.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,752
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,021

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,552
% Above Poverty Level85%
% Below Poverty Level15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.3%
Median Gross Rent$773
Median House Value$142,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
English10.6%
Irish9.4%
French Except Basque8.6%
Scottish3.6%
Dutch2.3%
Italian2.1%
Norwegian1.7%
Swedish1.6%
Polish1.1%
Swiss1%
Czech1%
Welsh0.7%
Jamaican0.5%
West Indian0.5%
German0.4%
Belgian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Wamego Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pottawatomie County
Standard Zip Codes66547
Phone Area Codes785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.2
Approximate Longitude-96.3

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)

StationWAMEGO
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches
StationTUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp41 to 69 F
Annual Precip32 inches
StationMILFORD LAKE
Distance33.3 miles
Jan Temp15 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip32.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alma1,023$70,893
Belvue296$65,833
McFarland407$67,250
Paxico295$63,250
St. George812$75,556
St. Marys2,717$69,643

Wamego Public Libraries

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

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Wamego Hospitals

Wamego City Hospital
(Non-profit)
711 Genn Drive
(785) 458-7201

Wamego Public Schools

Central Elem
900 7th Street
ZIP: 66547
(785) 456-7278
Primary
Total Enrollment 428
Wamego High
801 N Lincoln
ZIP: 66547
(785) 456-2214
High
Total Enrollment 437
Wamego Middle School
1701 Kaw Valley Road
ZIP: 66547
(785) 456-7682
Middle
Total Enrollment 329
West Elem
1911 6th St
ZIP: 66547
(785) 456-8333
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
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