Wanatah, Indiana Population 2024

971

Wanatah is a city located in LaPorte County Indiana. Wanatah has a 2024 population of 971. Wanatah is currently declining at a rate of -1.12% annually and its population has decreased by -3.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,003 in 2020.

The average household income in Wanatah is $82,776 with a poverty rate of 14.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wanatah is 41 years, 37 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Wanatah Demographics

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

  • White: 96.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
683.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.19% (-32)
The current population of Wanatah, Indiana is 971 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,003.

Wanatah, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,09596.39%
Two or more races342.99%
Native American50.44%
Other race20.18%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wanatah Population by Race

Wanatah Population Pyramid 2024

Wanatah Median Age

41

Total

37

Male

42.4

Female

Wanatah Adults

There are 891 adults, (170 of whom are seniors) in Wanatah.

Wanatah Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Wanatah Sex Ratio

Female58851.76%
Male54848.24%

Wanatah Population by Age

Wanatah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4892.3282.817.2
Non Family2171.2274.225.8
Married2103.1893.86.2
Male342.471000
Female284.2946.453.6
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wanatah 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

Wanatah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wanatah 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 hispanic people with a rate of 25.71%.

Wanatah Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,607

Average Earnings

$57,273

Average Male

$40,064

Average Female

Wanatah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wanatah Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wanatah Language

97.83% of Wanatah residents speak only English, while 2.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Wanatah Language

Wanatah Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,08416014.76%
Multiple34617.65%
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14.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.5%

Male Poverty Rate

15.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wanatah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wanatah is Multiple, with 17.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wanatah is White, with 14.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.15%.

Wanatah Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.56%
Some College11.83%
Less Than 9th Grade5%
Bachelors or Greater1.67%
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Wanatah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.71%
Male Employed14.06%
Female Employed8.76%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wanatah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wanatah Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wanatah Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wanatah Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wanatah 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.

Wanatah Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wanatah Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wanatah Veterans by War

count

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Wanatah Veterans by Age

count

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Wanatah Veterans by Race

Wanatah Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wanatah Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.2%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wanatah Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wanatah Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wanatah 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

85.48%

Born in Wanatah

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.33% of Wanatah residents were born in the United States, with 85.48% having been born in Indiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wanatah Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029916-11-1.19%
2028927-11-1.17%
2027938-11-1.16%
2026949-11-1.15%
2025960-11-1.13%
2024971-11-1.12%
2023982-11-1.11%
2022993-11-1.1%
20211,00410.1%
20201,003-3-0.3%
20191,006-5-0.49%
20181,011-4-0.39%
20171,015-4-0.39%
20161,019-5-0.49%
20151,024-6-0.58%
20141,030-1-0.1%
20131,031-6-0.58%
20121,037-2-0.19%
20111,039-8-0.76%
20101,047
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Wanatah Population by Year