Wataga demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)93822891
Median age40.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%
Wataga, IL has a population of 778 and is the 16,797th largest city in the United States. The population density is 938 per sq mi which is 311% higher than the Illinois average and 935% higher than the national average. The median age in Wataga is 41 which is approximately 9% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Wataga, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 83% of Wataga residents were born in Illinois, 17% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Wataga is 311% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Wataga is 9% higher than Illinois.
  • In Wataga 94.73% of the population is White.
  • In Wataga 0.39% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wataga 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Wataga population breakdown by race

      Black or African American0.39%14.30%12.63%
      American Indian0.90%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.80%2.34%3.06%
      Other race2.19%5.86%4.75%
      In Wataga, 3.7% 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 Wataga, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).