Wahpeton employment information

IndexWahpetonNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$26,281$30,894$28,555
Median household income$50,000$55,579$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,625$72,034$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,769$32,305$33,219
Median earnings male$27,336$39,027$36,116
Median earnings female$21,675$24,504$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%2.2%5.8%
Poverty level14.4%11.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wahpeton is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wahpeton is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wahpeton is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wahpeton is 8% lower than the national average.

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Wahpeton median earnings by income bracket

Wahpeton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%0.5%
Manufacturing sector24.8%12.7%
Financial & insurance services1.7%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services18.4%11.2%
Public administration4.5%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.9%
Education, health & social services12.9%54.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Colfax, ND127$71,25033%
Abercrombie, ND251$62,32117%
Dwight, ND88$56,8756%
Mooreton, ND207$54,2501%
Kent, MN80$51,8753%
Wahpeton, ND7,804$50,0007%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ellsworth, ME7,804$46,43113%
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA7,804$67,23726%
Charlestown, IN7,802$43,04620%
Kalifornsky, AK7,806$76,84444%
Garden City Park, NY7,807$95,05778%
Wahpeton, ND7,804$50,0007%
Source: The Wahpeton, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.