Wabash Wabash County, Indiana

Wabash: County seat of Wabash County, Indiana, United States

About

Wabash is a city located in the county of Wabash in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,666 and a population density of 430 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,845 inhabitants.

The city was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Wabash Quick Facts

Population : 9,845 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Wabash County
Postal code : 46992
Phone Area Codes : 260
Area : 24.78 km2
Altitude : 712 feet / 217 meters
Capital city : Wabash is capital of Wabash County
Establishment : January 01, 1849 (173 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 05:54:23 (2nd October 2022)
Density : 397 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.34% (2010-2020)
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Location of Wabash on Indiana map.
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Geography

Wabash is located at 40°47'52"N 85°49'14"W (40.7978200, -85.8205400).

Wabash map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wabash decreased by 8.34% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,666 - census
2011 10,548 -1.12% estimation process
2012 10,487 -0.58% estimation process
2013 10,435 -0.5% estimation process
2014 10,362 -0.7% estimation process
2015 10,266 -0.94% estimation process
2016 10,155 -1.09% estimation process
2017 10,091 -0.63% estimation process
2018 10,019 -0.72% estimation process
2019 9,942 -0.77% estimation process
2020 9,845 -0.99% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,994
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,374
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,061
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,372
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.5%
People over 65 (%) : 18.5%
Female persons, % : 48.9%
White only, percent : 89.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 33.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 63.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 511
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.1%

Wabash zip code is 46992. County name: Wabash, County fips: 18169

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $108,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,057
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $531
2015-2019 median gross rent : $595
2015-2019 Households : 2,755
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,119
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 52,172
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 389,685
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 126,410
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,089
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,188
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,892
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 450
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 280
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 58
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 331
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 62
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 357
2010 population per square mile : 1,475.8
2010 land area in square miles : 5.00

People born in Wabash (22)

People born in Wabash, including racecar driver Jimmy Daywalt, actor Charles Dingle, Actress, model Margie Stewart, .

List

  • Ben Meek (American soccer player) he was born in 02/06/1981
  • C. Sherman King (American football coach) he was born in 14/09/1865
  • Charles Franklin Hildebrand (journalist) he was born in 19/11/1893
  • George P. Smith II (American legal scholar) he was born in 01/09/1939
  • Herbert Herff (American businessman) he was born in 18/10/1891
  • John P. Costas (electrical engineer) he was born in 01/01/1923
  • John W. Corso (art director) he was born in 01/01/1929
  • Keith Shepherd (American baseball player) he was born in 21/01/1968
  • Marie Webster (American quilter) she was born in 19/07/1859
  • Preston Holder (American archaeologist) he was born in 10/09/1907
  • Robert Wilhelm (Ohio politician) he was born in 05/11/1925
  • James Hilgemann (American basketball player) he was born in 22/12/1916
  • Paul K. Weimer (American electrical engineer) he was born in 05/11/1914
  • Michael Derrick Hudson (American poet and librarian) he was born in 01/01/1963
  • Lillian Gay Berry (American classical philologist) she was born in 14/07/1872
  • Philip Moore (American philosopher) he was born in 05/08/1900
  • Howard A. Howe (Howard's A. Howe work for poliomyelitis vaccine) he was born in 29/07/1901
  • Christopher Judy (American politician from Indiana) he was born in 24/05/1978

Schools in Wabash

College & universities near Wabash, IN

Code Name City ZIP
151777 Manchester University North Manchester (IN) 46962
150941 Huntington University Huntington (IN) 46750
488679 Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global Marion (IN) 46953
151801 Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Marion (IN) 46953-4974
462017 Summit Salon Academy-Kokomo Kokomo (IN) 46901-6248

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wabash, IN

Code Name Address Type
WTI Waterloo Lincoln and Center Street RAIL
EKH Elkhart station 131 Tyler Avenue RAIL
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL
SOB South Bend station 2702 West Washington Avenue RAIL
REN Rensselaer 619 North Cullen Street RAIL

Post offices near Wabash

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wabash Post Office Wabash (IN) 46992
Lagr Post Office Lagro (IN) 46941
Urbana Post Office Urbana (IN) 46990
Roann Post Office Roann (IN) 46974
Somer Post Office Somerset (IN) 46984

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Wabash , Ohio human settlement in United States of America with a population of 840 people.

Other cities in Wabash County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wabash County , IN.

City Name Population Title
North Manchester 5,712 City in Wabash County, Indiana, United States of America
Bolivar 1,216 Human settlement in United States of America
La Fontaine 810 Town in Indiana, United States
Roann 451 Town in Indiana
Lagro 388 Township in Wabash County, Indiana

Distance to Other Cities

Wabash distances to largest Indiana cities