Wamego, KS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Wamego, Kansas Info Snack

Population
4,876
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
13.1%
Median Home
$160,700
Median Income
$58,017
Median Rent
$890

Wamego SnackAbility

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

Wamego, KS Crime Report

90
Total Crimes
1,871.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-24.42%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wamego
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 90 1,871.9 2,725.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 14 291.2 410.8 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.6 5.0
Robbery 3 62.4 44.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 10 208.0 314.2 250.2
Property Crime 76 1,580.7 2,314.5 2,109.9
Burglary 6 124.8 342.7 340.5
Larceny 61 1,268.7 1,721.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 187.2 249.9 219.9

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Population over time in Wamego

Year Population % Change
2019 4,876 1.4%
2018 4,811 0.1%
2017 4,805 6.5%
2016 4,511 3.7%
2015 4,349 -1.2%
2014 4,401 -1.2%
2013 4,455 1.9%
2012 4,370 -1.7%
2011 4,445 2.3%
2010 4,346 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wamego

White
90.0% (4,387)
African American
2.9% (141)
American Indian
2.0% (97)
Asian
1.4% (70)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
3.7% (181)
Race Wamego KS USA
White 90.0% 75.9% 60.7%
African American 2.9% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 2.0% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 2.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.7% 11.9% 18.0%

Gender in Wamego

Female
54.0% (2,635)
Male
46.0% (2,241)
Gender Wamego KS USA
Female 54.0% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 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% (243)
High School / GED
26.0% (1,267)
Some College
23.0% (1,121)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (536)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (1,267)
Master's Degree
6.0% (292)
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% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 21.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Wamego, Kansas

Less than $10,000
1.6% (7,666)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (15,077)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.2% (69,255)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (39,866)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (77,688)
$50,000 to $74,999
26.6% (129,822)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (53,155)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.3% (55,200)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (32,200)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (7,666)
Income Wamego KS USA
Less than $10,000 1.6% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.2% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 9.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 26.6% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.3% 14.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 5.3% 7.7%

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