Wapakoneta, Ohio Population 2022

9,599
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Wapakoneta is a city located in Auglaize County Ohio. Wapakoneta has a 2020 population of 9,599. It is also the county seat of Auglaize County. Wapakoneta is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,861 in 2010.

The average household income in Wapakoneta is $63,387 with a poverty rate of 13.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $107,900. The median age in Wapakoneta is 39 years, 35 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Wapakoneta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wapakonetawas:

  • White: 94.57%
  • Other race: 2.90%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wapakoneta, Ohio is 9,599 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,599.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,861.

Wapakoneta, Ohio Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202145,496-80-0.18%
202045,576-80-0.18%
201945,656-80-0.18%
201845,736-17-0.04%
201745,753-13-0.03%
201645,766320.07%
201545,734-3-0.01%
201445,737-64-0.14%
201345,801310.07%
201245,770290.06%
201145,741-157-0.34%
201045,8980.00%

Wapakoneta Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,15794.57%
Some Other Race2812.90%
Two or More Races1381.43%
Black or African American550.57%
Asian520.54%
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Wapakoneta Population by Race

Wapakoneta Population Pyramid $2022

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Wapakoneta Median Age

39


Total

35


Male

41.5


Female

Wapakoneta Adults

There are 7,395 adults, (1,794 of whom are seniors) in Wapakoneta.

Wapakoneta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wapakoneta Sex Ratio

Female

4,894

50.54%

Male

4,789

49.46%

Wapakoneta Population by Age

Wapakoneta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wapakoneta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male23.7%76.3%
Female37.9%62.1%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
All63.8%36.2%
Married89.8%10.2%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wapakoneta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2422.2363.8
Married1,7662.8389.8
Non Family1,5461.1553.1
Female5543.0437.9
Male3762.5723.7

2.71

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Wapakoneta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1171.79%
9th to 12th Grade5518.41%
High School Graduate2,87243.86%
Some College1,52023.21%
Associates Degree74811.42%
Bachelors Degree4727.21%
Graduate Degree2684.09%
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Wapakoneta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wapakoneta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,2195,625679
Hispanic25117732
Other Race114101
Asian52
2+ Races4040
Black383829

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 76.32%.

Wapakoneta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,470$44,927$31,500
Less Than 9th Grade$50,519$50,812$23,636
High School Graduate$41,267$43,787$27,824
Some College$35,425$45,000$30,946
Bachelors Degree$44,615$$45,000
Graduate Degree$50,966$52,422$43,971

$40,470

Average Earnings

$44,927

Average Male

$31,500

Average Female

Wapakoneta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wapakoneta Language by Age

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Wapakoneta Language

97.02% of Wapakoneta residents speak only English, while 2.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Wapakoneta Language

Wapakoneta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,7431,07712.32%
Hispanic49916633.27%
Multiple1303224.62%
Other25NaN%

13.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.22%

Male Poverty Rate

14.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wapakoneta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wapakoneta is White, with 12.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wapakoneta is Multiple, with 24.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.84%.

Wapakoneta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.33%
High School15.29%
Some College6.40%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wapakoneta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.76%
Female Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed6.76%

Wapakoneta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wapakoneta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,512$63,387
Families$66,225$76,272
Married Families$80,833-
Non Families$29,661$33,982
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Income by Household Type

Wapakoneta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wapakoneta Married by Age and Sex

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Wapakoneta 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.

Wapakoneta Marital Status by Race

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Wapakoneta Marital Status

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527

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam153
First Gulf War108
Second Gulf War106
Korea29
World War II5

Wapakoneta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+151
65 to 74147
35 to 54111
18 to 3467
55 to 6451

Wapakoneta Veterans by Age

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Wapakoneta Veterans by Race

Wapakoneta Veterans by Education

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2.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wapakoneta Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wapakoneta Employment by Age

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Wapakoneta Employment by Race

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Wapakoneta 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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87.55%

Born in Wapakoneta

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Wapakoneta residents were born in the United States, with 87.55% having been born in Ohio. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wapakoneta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20229,599-33-0.34%
20219,632-33-0.34%
20209,665-33-0.34%
20199,698-33-0.34%
20189,731-57-0.58%
20179,788-13-0.13%
20169,80120.02%
20159,799-6-0.06%
20149,805-14-0.14%
20139,81910.01%
20129,8180.00%
20119,818-43-0.44%
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%

Wapakoneta Population by Year