In 2009, the population of Wamego was estimated to be 4,680, almost evenly distributed between males and females. The median age is 33.6. Persons over 18 number 2997.
Wamegoans are highly educated compared to the general population. 87% of our adult population has a high school diploma or higher educational attainment.
Of the persons 15 years of age or older, 70% are in the civilian labor force, while 0.5% are serving in the military.
There are 1630 households occupying 1740 housing units, a total occupancy rate of 93.7 %. Of the 1630 occupied housing units, 1,135 are owner-occupied while renters occupy 495. The homeowner vacancy rate is only 1.6%. 110 housing units are reported vacant (6.3%) Most of these vacancies are rental housing.
The median household income in Wamego is $38,115. Median family income is $46,017. Median home value is $79,600.
Statistics courtesy of US Census Data. Download 2000 Census Report