Wauseon, Ohio Population 2020

7,403
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Wauseon is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 7,403, it is the 204th largest city in Ohio and the 3811th largest city in the United States. Wauseon is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually but its population has increased by 0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,332 in 2010. Wauseon reached it's highest population of 7,417 in 2018. Spanning over 5 miles, Wauseon has a population density of 1,392 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wauseon is $64,531 with a poverty rate of 8.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $813 per month, and the median house value is $127,800. The median age in Wauseon is 37.3 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males.

Wauseon Demographics

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

  • White: 87.05%
  • Other race: 7.92%
  • Two or more races: 3.75%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wauseon, Ohio is 7,403, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,417.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,332.

Wauseon, Ohio Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,45387.05%
Some Other Race5877.92%
Two or More Races2783.75%
Asian781.05%
Black or African American170.23%
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Wauseon Population by Race

Wauseon Population Pyramid 2020

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Wauseon Median Age

37.3


Total

36.2


Male

38.5


Female

Wauseon Adults

There are 5,461 adults, (1,108 of whom are seniors) in Wauseon.

Wauseon Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wauseon Sex Ratio

Female

3,903

52.65%

Male

3,510

47.35%

Wauseon Population by Age

Wauseon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wauseon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All64.2%35.8%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Male46.1%53.9%
Female13.7%86.3%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wauseon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7932.6164.2
Married1,4223.1979.5
Non Family8981.260.5
Female3063.4713.7
Male1673.5546.1

3.17

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Wauseon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1002.11%
9th to 12th Grade4248.93%
High School Graduate2,04142.98%
Some College88318.59%
Associates Degree4399.24%
Bachelors Degree70814.91%
Graduate Degree1543.24%
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Wauseon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wauseon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0883,656726
Hispanic579496113
Other Race26124369
Multiple Races6767
Asian656523
Black178

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.38%.

Wauseon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,413$43,621$26,672
Less Than High School$21,786$43,348$20,842
High School Grad$33,553$40,392$25,728
Some College$38,671$44,018$34,435
Bachelors Degree$47,917$49,250$32,679
Graduate Degree$63,214$62,583$63,942

$36,413

Average Earnings

$43,621

Average Male

$26,672

Average Female

Wauseon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wauseon Language by Age

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Wauseon Language

94.28% of Wauseon residents speak only English, while 5.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.65% of the population.

Wauseon Language

Wauseon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8994397.44%
Hispanic1,15712010.37%
Asian782228.21%

8.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wauseon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wauseon is Asian, with 28.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wauseon is White, with 7.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.52%.

Wauseon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.48%
High School11.42%
Some College4.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%

Wauseon Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed7.16%
Male Employed4.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wauseon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wauseon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,774$64,531
Families$66,661$70,640
Married Families$77,813-
Non Families$35,745$41,238
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Income by Household Type

Wauseon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wauseon Married by Age and Sex

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Wauseon 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.

Wauseon Marital Status by Race

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Wauseon Marital Status

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580

Number of Veterans

518

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam186
First Gulf War163
Second Gulf War93
Korea50
World War II44

Wauseon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54189
55 to 64134
75+129
65 to 74111
18 to 3417

Wauseon Veterans by Age

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Wauseon Veterans by Race

Wauseon Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wauseon Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Wauseon Employment by Age

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Wauseon Employment by Race

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Wauseon 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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76.77%

Born in Ohio

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.34% of Wauseon residents were born in the United States, with 76.77% having been born in Ohio. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wauseon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,403-7-0.09%
20197,410-7-0.09%
20187,41790.12%
20177,408-5-0.07%
20167,413640.87%
20157,349-11-0.15%
20147,360430.59%
20137,317-29-0.39%
20127,346-10-0.14%
20117,356-46-0.62%
20107,4023110.43%
20007,0917691.15%
19906,3221490.24%
19806,1731,2412.27%
19704,9326211.35%
19604,3118172.12%
19503,4944781.48%
19403,0161270.43%
19302,889-146-0.49%
19203,0353851.37%
19102,6500.00%

Wauseon Population by Year