Wahpeton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3295591
Median age59.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)77%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1821%44%43%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Wahpeton, IA has a population of 394 and is the 20,963rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 329 per sq mi which is 503% higher than the Iowa average and 263% higher than the national average. The median age in Wahpeton is 60 which is approximately 57% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Wahpeton, 77% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 60% of Wahpeton residents were born in Iowa, 39% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Wahpeton is 503% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Wahpeton is 57% higher than Iowa.
  • In Wahpeton 90.36% of the population is White.
  • In Wahpeton 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wahpeton 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Wahpeton population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.51%1.97%3.06%
Other race9.14%1.27%4.75%
In Wahpeton, 10.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Wahpeton, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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