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Wahpeton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Wahpeton had a population of 385 as of July 1, 2019. Wahpeton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wahpeton is located at latitude 43.3661 and longitude -95.1719 in Dickinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wahpeton encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dickinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,398 feet.

The City of Wahpeton (GNIS ID: 2397164) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Wahpeton is located within Township of Lakeville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickinson County.


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Wahpeton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wahpeton, IA Housing Affordability Index is 93
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wahpeton, IA Wealth Index is 169
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 385
Population in Households 385
Population in Familes 290
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 321
Diversity Index1 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,108
Average Household Income $93,426
Per Capita Income $49,443
Wealth Index3 169

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (17.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 ( 4.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 691 (77.5%)
Median Home Value $374,000
Housing Affordability Index2 93
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 201
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.32% 1.12%
Households 1.26% 1.07%
Families 0.27% 0.96%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   0.1%

Wahpeton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wahpeton to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 535 47th
Population Density # 767 24th
Diversity Index # 976 3rd
Median Household Income # 342 66th
Per Capita Income # 10 99th

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