Wapella, Illinois Population 2022

505
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Wapella is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 505, it is the 903rd largest city in Illinois and the 19089th largest city in the United States. Wapella is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 513 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Wapella has a population density of 917 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wapella is $64,416 with a poverty rate of 8.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $688 per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Wapella is 42 years, 44.2 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Wapella Demographics

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

  • White: 95.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wapella, Illinois is 505 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 513.

Wapella, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45495.78%
Two or More Races204.22%
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Wapella Population by Race

Wapella Population Pyramid 2022

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Wapella Median Age

43.6


Total

44.4


Male

43.1


Female

Wapella Adults

There are 387 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Wapella.

Wapella Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wapella Sex Ratio

Female

254

53.59%

Male

220

46.41%

Wapella Population by Age

Wapella Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wapella Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98.9%1.1%
Non Family96.4%3.6%
All91%9%
Female61.1%38.9%
Male55.6%44.4%

91.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wapella Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2102.2691
Married91398.9
Male183.1755.6
Female182.7261.1
Non Family831.1496.4

2.71

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Wapella Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.04%
9th to 12th Grade3710.79%
High School Graduate17651.31%
Some College6017.49%
Associates Degree236.71%
Bachelors Degree329.33%
Graduate Degree82.33%
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Wapella Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wapella Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races531
White33529639
Hispanic3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.00%.

Wapella Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,058$42,917$30,536
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,125$43,571$
Some College$44,688$46,250$44,375
Bachelors Degree$62,500$$62,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,058

Average Earnings

$42,917

Average Male

$30,536

Average Female

Wapella Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wapella Language by Age

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Wapella Language

98.47% of Wapella residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Wapella Language

Wapella Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White451388.43%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic33100.00%

8.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.00%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wapella

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wapella is White, with 8.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wapella is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.46%.

Wapella Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.45%
High School7.95%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wapella Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed3.52%
Female Unemployed80.00%

Wapella Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wapella Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,625$70,889
Families$73,125$81,569
Married Families$85,625-
Non Families$42,917$45,866
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Income by Household Type

Wapella Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wapella Married by Age and Sex

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Wapella Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wapella Marital Status by Race

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Wapella Marital Status

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23

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War2
Vietnam8
Korea
World War II

Wapella Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341
35 to 549
55 to 643
65 to 745
75+5

Wapella Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White225.80%
2+ Races112.50%

Wapella Veterans by Race

Wapella Veterans by Education

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17.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wapella Veterans by Education

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69.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wapella Employment by Age

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Wapella Employment by Race

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Wapella 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 Wapella

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of Wapella residents were born in the United States, with 87.55% having been born in Illinois. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wapella Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105580.00%
2011554-4-0.72%
2012550-4-0.72%
2013546-4-0.73%
2014542-4-0.73%
2015538-4-0.74%
2016534-4-0.74%
2017530-4-0.75%
2018526-4-0.75%
2019522-4-0.76%
2020513-9-1.72%
2021509-4-0.78%
2022505-4-0.79%

Wapella Population by Year