Wathena is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,295, it is the 159th largest city in Kansas and the 9264th largest city in the United States. Wathena is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -5.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,364 in 2010. Wathena reached it's highest population of 1,361 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Wathena has a population density of 553 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wathena is $59,083 with a poverty rate of 12.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $110,000. The median age in Wathena is 39.8 years, 37.7 years for males, and 43.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.