Demographics

People

Total Population4,811
Male Share of the Population45.4%
Female Share of the Population54.6%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+2,416
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married51.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.9%
Median Earnings25+$33,076
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,919

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,750
% Above Poverty Level85.1%
% Below Poverty Level14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.8%
Median Gross Rent$767
Median House Value$155,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
English10.7%
Irish8.5%
French Except Basque6.5%
Scottish4.7%
Dutch3%
Italian1.8%
Norwegian1.5%
Swiss1.3%
Swedish1.3%
Polish1%
Welsh0.6%
West Indian0.4%
German0.4%
Jamaican0.4%
Czech0.3%
Belgian0.2%
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Wamego Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyPottawatomie 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
Alma953$74,375
Belvue384$73,571
McFarland358$59,375
Paxico262$68,125
St. George951$76,912
St. Marys2,653$71,696

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) 4587201

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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