Wanatah, Indiana Population 2021

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Wanatah is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 992, it is the 308th largest city in Indiana and the 10324th largest city in the United States . Wanatah is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -5.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,048 in 2010. Wanatah reached it's highest population of 1,047 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Wanatah has a population density of 698 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wanatah is $71,924 with a poverty rate of 13.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,063 per month, and the median house value is $135,900. The median age in Wanatah is 41.8 years, 37.5 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Wanatah Demographics

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

  • White: 98.87%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wanatah, Indiana is 992 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,010.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,048.

Wanatah, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,22198.87%
Two or More Races60.49%
Some Other Race60.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.16%
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Wanatah Population by Race

Wanatah Population Pyramid $2021

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Wanatah Median Age

41.8


Total

37.5


Male

43.8


Female

Wanatah Adults

There are 989 adults, (212 of whom are seniors) in Wanatah.

Wanatah Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wanatah Sex Ratio

Female

619

50.12%

Male

616

49.88%

Wanatah Population by Age

Wanatah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wanatah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.3%8.7%
All84.5%15.5%
Female77.4%22.6%
Non Family72.2%27.8%

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wanatah Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4782.5884.5
Married2643.1291.3
Non Family1331.2672.2
Female623.1577.4
Male192.58100

3.01

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Wanatah Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade212.39%
9th to 12th Grade414.66%
High School Graduate37742.89%
Some College18420.93%
Associates Degree11813.42%
Bachelors Degree10612.06%
Graduate Degree323.64%
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Wanatah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wanatah Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White832782133
Hispanic43335
Other Race66
2+ Races42
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.99%.

Wanatah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,053$47,115$21,932
Less Than 9th Grade$$26,667$
High School Graduate$28,750$45,972$23,182
Some College$36,667$64,688$23,194
Bachelors Degree$27,813$43,750$
Graduate Degree$64,583$$

$31,053

Average Earnings

$47,115

Average Male

$21,932

Average Female

Wanatah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wanatah Language by Age

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Wanatah Language

98.16% of Wanatah residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Wanatah Language

Wanatah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,15014412.52%
Hispanic812024.69%
Multiple6466.67%

13.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.04%

Male Poverty Rate

15.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wanatah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wanatah is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wanatah is White, with 12.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.

Wanatah Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.97%
High School17.77%
Some College8.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wanatah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed55.26%
Female Employed10.73%
Male Employed5.54%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wanatah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wanatah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,000$71,924
Families$84,688$83,654
Married Families$90,833-
Non Families$29,904$35,844
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Income by Household Type

Wanatah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wanatah Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Wanatah Marital Status by Race

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Wanatah Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Korea11
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War9
World War II3

Wanatah Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5427
75+23
65 to 7417
55 to 6413
18 to 342

Wanatah Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White808.19%
Hispanic1225.53%
2+ Races250.00%

Wanatah Veterans by Race

Wanatah Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wanatah Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wanatah Employment by Age

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Wanatah Employment by Race

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Wanatah Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.89%

Born in Wanatah

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Wanatah residents were born in the United States, with 77.89% having been born in Indiana. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wanatah Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021992-6-0.60%
2020998-6-0.60%
20191,004-6-0.59%
20181,010-3-0.30%
20171,013-5-0.49%
20161,018-2-0.20%
20151,020-12-1.16%
20141,03210.10%
20131,031-6-0.58%
20121,037-2-0.19%
20111,039-8-0.76%
20101,0470.00%

Wanatah Population by Year