Wathena is a city located in Doniphan County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 1,270, it is the 161st largest city in Kansas and the 9338th largest city in the United States . Wathena is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -6.89% 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 542 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wathena is $62,556 with a poverty rate of 9.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $710 per month, and the median house value is $107,300. The median age in Wathena is 42.9 years, 42.2 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.