Wabash, Indiana Population 2024

10,253

Wabash is a city located in Wabash County Indiana. Wabash has a 2024 population of 10,253. It is also the county seat of Wabash County.Wabash is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,422 in 2020.

The average household income in Wabash is $69,844 with a poverty rate of 11.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wabash is 41 years, 38.3 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Wabash Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wabash was:

  • White: 95.34%
  • Other race: 2.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
9.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,064.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.62% (-169)
The current population of Wabash, Indiana is 10,253 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,422.

Wabash, Indiana Population 2024

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Wabash Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,93295.34%
Other race2412.31%
Two or more races2061.98%
Black or African American200.19%
Asian180.17%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wabash Population by Race

Wabash Population Pyramid 2024

Wabash Median Age

41

Total

38.3

Male

42.2

Female

Wabash Adults

There are 8,111 adults, (2,177 of whom are seniors) in Wabash.

Wabash Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wabash Sex Ratio

Female5,22850.19%
Male5,18949.81%

Wabash Population by Age

Wabash Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5112.2271.928.1
Married2,0102.7388.311.7
Non Family1,7471.3257.942.1
Female4932.9666.933.1
Male2612.9749.450.6
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2.74

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wabash Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wabash Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wabash Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 30.53%.

Wabash Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,854

Average Earnings

$50,458

Average Male

$35,495

Average Female

Wabash Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wabash Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wabash Language

97.96% of Wabash residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Wabash Language

Wabash Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,2841,10911.95%
Multiple2065225.24%
Black33100%
Hispanic42120.48%
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11.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.08%

Male Poverty Rate

13.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wabash

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wabash is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wabash is Hispanic, with 0.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.21%.

Wabash Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.04%
High School13.25%
Some College7.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
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Wabash Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.19%
Male Unemployed33.61%
Female Employed9.5%
Male Employed4.07%
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Wabash Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wabash Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wabash Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wabash Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wabash Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wabash Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wabash Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

711

Number of Veterans

584

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

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Wabash Veterans by War

count

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Wabash Veterans by Age

count

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Wabash Veterans by Race

Wabash Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wabash Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wabash Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wabash Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wabash Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.68%

Born in Wabash

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Wabash residents were born in the United States, with 77.68% having been born in Indiana. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wabash Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,018-47-0.47%
202810,065-47-0.46%
202710,112-47-0.46%
202610,159-47-0.46%
202510,206-47-0.46%
202410,253-47-0.46%
202310,300-47-0.45%
202210,347-47-0.45%
202110,394-28-0.27%
202010,4224804.83%
20199,942-77-0.77%
201810,019-72-0.71%
201710,091-64-0.63%
201610,155-111-1.08%
201510,266-96-0.93%
201410,362-73-0.7%
201310,435-52-0.5%
201210,487-61-0.58%
201110,548-102-0.96%
201010,650-1,093-9.31%
200011,743-384-3.17%
199012,127-858-6.61%
198012,985-394-2.94%
197013,3797586.01%
196012,6212,00018.83%
195010,62196810.03%
19409,6538139.2%
19308,840-1,032-10.45%
19209,8721,18513.64%
19108,687690.8%
19008,6183,51368.81%
18905,1051,30534.34%
18803,80091931.9%
18702,881
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Wabash Population by Year