Wahpeton Richland County, North Dakota

Wahpeton: City in North Dakota, United States

About

Wahpeton is a city located in the county of Richland in the U.S. state of North Dakota. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,766 and a population density of 567 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,728 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1870.

Wahpeton Quick Facts

Population : 7,728 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Dakota (United States)
County : Richland County
Postal code : 58074–58076
Phone Area Codes : 701
Area : 13.71 km2
Altitude : 965 feet / 294 meters
Capital city : Wahpeton is capital of Richland County
Establishment : January 01, 1871 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:26:06 (27th May 2022)
Density : 564 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.49% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Wahpeton is located at 46°15'55"N 96°36'21"W (46.2652400, -96.6059100).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wahpeton decreased by 0.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,766 - census
2011 7,782 0.21% estimation process
2012 7,822 0.51% estimation process
2013 7,850 0.36% estimation process
2014 7,882 0.41% estimation process
2015 7,850 -0.41% estimation process
2016 7,822 -0.36% estimation process
2017 7,849 0.34% estimation process
2018 7,798 -0.65% estimation process
2019 7,734 -0.83% estimation process
2020 7,728 -0.08% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,747
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,618
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 15,131
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,665
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.6%
People over 65 (%) : 16.6%
Female persons, % : 49.1%
White only, percent : 92.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.3%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 874
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.7%

Wahpeton zip code is 58075. County name: Richland, County fips: 38077

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 50.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $76,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $950
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $490
2015-2019 median gross rent : $755
2015-2019 Households : 6,225
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 18.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,430
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 145,308
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 126,411
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,215
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,896
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,140
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 801
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 377
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 300
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 37
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 707
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 74
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 651
2010 population per square mile : 3,048.1
2010 land area in square miles : 5.14

People born in Wahpeton (8)

People born in Wahpeton, including actor Sam Anderson, academic Jerome G. Miller, biochemist Mary Shaw Shorb, .

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Schools in Wahpeton

College & universities near Wahpeton, ND

Code Name City ZIP
200305 North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton (ND) 58076-0002

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wahpeton, ND

Code Name Address Type
FAR Fargo 420 4th Street North RAIL
DLK Detroit Lakes 116 Pioneer Street RAIL

Post offices near Wahpeton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wahpeton Post Office Wahpeton (ND) 58075

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Richland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Richland County , ND.

City Name Population Title
Hankinson 880 City in Richland County, North Dakota, United States
Lidgerwood 616 City in North Dakota, United States
Dwight 321 City in Richland County
Walcott 313 City in Richland County, North Dakota
Abercrombie 264 Human settlement in Richland County, North Dakota, United States of America
Colfax 242 City in Richland County, North Dakota, United States
Barrie 191 Township in Richland County, North Dakota
Farmington 175 Township in Walsh County, North Dakota
Christine 169 City in Richland County, North Dakota, United States
Barney 133 City in Richland County, North Dakota, United States
Mooreton 112 Township in Richland County, North Dakota
Fairmount 104 City in North Dakota, United States
Wyndmere 86 Township in Richland County, North Dakota
Mantador 65 Human settlement in Richland County, North Dakota, United States of America
Great Bend 56 City in Richland County, North Dakota, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Wahpeton distances to largest North Dakota cities