Living in Wamego, KS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Wamego SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Wamego, KS Crime Report

122
Total Crimes
2,569.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
0.04%
Above National Average

Wamego, Kansas Info Snack

Population
4,811
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
14.9%
Median Home
$155,700
Median Income
$53,107
Median Rent
$767

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Rankings for Wamego in Kansas

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Map Of Wamego, KS

Population over time in Wamego

Year Population % Change
2017 4,811 0.1%
2016 4,805 6.5%
2015 4,511 3.7%
2014 4,349 -1.2%
2013 4,401 -1.2%
2012 4,455 1.9%
2011 4,370 -1.7%
2010 4,445 2.3%
2009 4,346 -
Crime/100k Wamego KS USA
Violent Crime 400.2 439.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.9 5.0
Robbery 21.1 53.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 358.0 328.3 246.8
Property Crime 2169.3 2633.9 2199.5
Burglary 273.8 430.6 376.0
Larceny 1706.0 1933.9 1594.6
Car Theft 189.6 269.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wamego

White
91.4% (4,396)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
2.7% (132)
Asian
1.8% (86)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (11)
Hispanic
3.9% (186)
Race Wamego KS USA
White 91.4% 76.1% 61.1%
African American 0.0% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 2.7% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.9% 11.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Wamego, Kansas

Less than $10,000
6.5% (31,407)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (13,086)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.9% (71,617)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (45,207)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (72,093)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.8% (109,686)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (58,769)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (47,348)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (27,838)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (4,044)
Income Wamego KS USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 5.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.9% 9.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 10.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.8% 18.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 14.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Wamego

Female
54.6% (2,628)
Male
45.4% (2,183)
Gender Wamego KS USA
Female 54.6% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 45.4% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wamego for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (48)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (240)
High School / GED
25.0% (1,202)
Some College
22.0% (1,058)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (529)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (1,347)
Master's Degree
6.0% (288)
Professional Degree
1.0% (48)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (48)
Education Wamego KS USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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