Wapakoneta, Ohio Population 2020

9,707

Wapakoneta is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 9,707, it is the 178th largest city in Ohio and the 3165th largest city in the United States. Wapakoneta is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,867 in 2010. Wapakoneta reached it's highest population of 9,861 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Wapakoneta has a population density of 1,518 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wapakoneta is $61,636 with a poverty rate of 12.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $653 per month, and the median house value is $105,000. The median age in Wapakoneta is 36.1 years, 33.9 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Wapakoneta Demographics

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

  • White: 95.24%
  • Other race: 2.30%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wapakoneta, Ohio is 9,707, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,733.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,867.

Wapakoneta, Ohio Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202045,830130.03%
201945,817130.03%
201845,804130.03%
201745,791-9-0.02%
201645,800390.09%
201545,761-5-0.01%
201445,766-62-0.14%
201345,828310.07%
201245,797300.07%
201145,767-163-0.36%
201045,9300.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,26995.24%
Some Other Race2242.30%
Two or More Races1301.34%
Asian560.58%
Black or African American530.54%

Wapakoneta Population Pyramid 2020

Wapakoneta Median Age

36.1


Total

33.9


Male

39.6


Female

Wapakoneta Adults

There are 7,356 adults, (1,633 of whom are seniors) in Wapakoneta.

Wapakoneta Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wapakoneta Sex Ratio

Female

4,881

50.15%

Male

4,851

49.85%

Wapakoneta Households and Families

Wapakoneta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wapakoneta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All66.1%33.9%
Non Family53.3%46.7%
Female37.9%62.1%
Male32.3%67.7%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1072.3166.1
Married1,8063.0489.7
Non Family1,5301.1653.3
Female5542.9537.9
Male2172.7732.3

2.87

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

10%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wapakoneta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1452.25%
9th to 12th Grade4246.57%
High School Graduate2,91845.21%
Some College1,51123.41%
Associates Degree6189.57%
Bachelors Degree5388.33%
Graduate Degree3014.66%

Wapakoneta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1675,670779
Hispanic21914733
Other Race9283
Asian56
Black363627
Multiple Races3333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,889$42,222$28,513
Less Than High School$35,139$36,528$22,917
High School Grad$37,125$41,494$25,913
Some College$32,093$37,951$24,881
Bachelors Degree$55,268$64,574$41,786
Graduate Degree$48,833$62,778$44,519

$36,889

Average Earnings

$42,222

Average Male

$28,513

Average Female

Wapakoneta Language

Wapakoneta Language by Age

Wapakoneta Language

96.98% of Wapakoneta residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Wapakoneta Poverty

Wapakoneta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8551,04111.76%
Hispanic44416737.61%
Other2243816.96%
Multiple1212117.36%

12.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.23%

Male Poverty Rate

13.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wapakoneta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wapakoneta is Hispanic, with 37.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wapakoneta is White, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.80%
High School15.53%
Some College6.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.32%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.30%
Female Unemployed19.12%
Female Employed6.76%
Male Employed5.12%

Wapakoneta Income

Wapakoneta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,818$61,636
Families$65,131$73,483
Married Families$76,595-
Non Families$29,118$34,869

Wapakoneta Marital Status

Wapakoneta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wapakoneta Married by Age and Sex

Wapakoneta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wapakoneta Marital Status by Race

Wapakoneta Veterans

526

Number of Veterans

474

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam186
First Gulf War107
Second Gulf War95
Korea41
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74190
35 to 54131
75+128
18 to 3451
55 to 6426

$Wapakoneta Veterans by Education

0.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wapakoneta Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wapakoneta Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.48%

Born in Ohio

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.70% of Wapakoneta residents were born in the United States, with 86.48% having been born in Ohio. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,707-13-0.13%
20199,720-13-0.13%
20189,733-52-0.53%
20179,785-13-0.13%
20169,79830.03%
20159,795-5-0.05%
20149,800-17-0.17%
20139,8170.00%
20129,81730.03%
20119,814-47-0.48%
20109,8613870.40%
20009,4742600.28%
19909,2148120.93%
19808,4021,0781.38%
19707,3245680.81%
19606,7569591.54%
19505,7975721.04%
19405,225-153-0.29%
19305,378830.16%
19205,295-54-0.10%
19105,3491,4343.17%
19003,9152990.80%
18903,6168512.72%
18802,7650.00%