Wahpeton, Iowa Population 2024

344

Wahpeton is a city located in Dickinson County Iowa. Wahpeton has a 2024 population of 344. Wahpeton is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 347 in 2020.

The average household income in Wahpeton is $128,406 with a poverty rate of 4.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wahpeton is 60 years, 46.8 years for males, and 62.8 years for females.

Wahpeton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
287.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.86% (-3)
The current population of Wahpeton, Iowa is 344 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 347.

Wahpeton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39497.77%
Two or more races51.24%
Asian30.74%
Native American10.25%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wahpeton Population by Race

Wahpeton Population Pyramid 2024

Wahpeton Median Age

60

Total

46.8

Male

62.8

Female

Wahpeton Adults

There are 337 adults, (164 of whom are seniors) in Wahpeton.

Wahpeton Age Dependency

132.9

Age Dependency Ratio

94.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wahpeton Sex Ratio

Female18946.9%
Male21453.1%

Wahpeton Population by Age

Wahpeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1902.1283.716.3
Married1132.28928
Non Family511.3564.735.3
Male173.121000
Female92.5655.644.4
showing: 5 rows

2.4

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wahpeton 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

Wahpeton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wahpeton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.49%.

Wahpeton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$72,500

Average Earnings

$87,500

Average Male

$51,250

Average Female

Wahpeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wahpeton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wahpeton Language

97.93% of Wahpeton residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Wahpeton Language

Wahpeton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White394164.06%
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4.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

3.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wahpeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wahpeton is White, with 4.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wahpeton is White, with 4.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.61%.

Wahpeton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.77%
Some College2.25%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Wahpeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.87%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wahpeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wahpeton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wahpeton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

71.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wahpeton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wahpeton 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 45-54.

Wahpeton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wahpeton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wahpeton Veterans by War

count

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Wahpeton Veterans by Age

count

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Wahpeton Veterans by Race

Wahpeton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wahpeton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wahpeton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wahpeton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wahpeton 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

62.28%

Born in Wahpeton

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.01% of Wahpeton residents were born in the United States, with 62.28% having been born in Iowa. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wahpeton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029339-1-0.29%
2028340-1-0.29%
2027341-1-0.29%
2026342-1-0.29%
2025343-1-0.29%
2024344-1-0.29%
2023345-1-0.29%
2022346-1-0.29%
2021347
202034720.58%
201934510.29%
2018344-3-0.86%
2017347-5-1.42%
201635210.28%
2015351
2014351-2-0.57%
2013353-2-0.56%
201235592.6%
201134641.17%
2010342
showing: 20 rows

Wahpeton Population by Year