Wakarusa Shawnee County, Kansas

Wakarusa: Census-designated place in Shawnee County, Kansas

About

Wakarusa is a CDP located in the county of Shawnee in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,318 and a population density of 179 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,174 inhabitants.

Wakarusa Quick Facts

Population : 2,174 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Shawnee County
Area : 12.95 km2
Altitude : 3,133 feet / 955 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:03:26 (24th January 2022)
Postal code : 66546
Density : 168 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.62% (2010-2020)

Geography

Wakarusa is located at 38°53'9"N 95°41'45"W (38.8858400, -95.6958200).

Wakarusa map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wakarusa decreased by 6.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,318 - census
2011 2,097 -10.54% estimation process
2012 2,100 0.14% estimation process
2013 2,119 0.9% estimation process
2014 2,141 1.03% estimation process
2015 2,171 1.38% estimation process
2016 2,180 0.41% estimation process
2017 2,151 -1.35% estimation process
2018 2,178 1.24% estimation process
2019 2,187 0.41% estimation process
2020 2,174 -0.6% estimation process

Wakarusa zip code is 66546. County name: Shawnee, County fips: 20177

Wakarusa, Williamsport

Schools in Wakarusa

College & universities near Wakarusa, KS

Code Name City ZIP
156082 Washburn University Topeka (KS) 66621-0001

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wakarusa, KS

Code Name Address Type
TOP Topeka 500 SE Holliday Place RAIL
LRC Lawrence 413 East 7th Street RAIL
KCY Union Station 30 West Pershing Rd. RAIL
IDP Independence 600 South Grand Ave. RAIL
LEE Lee's Summit 217 SW Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Wakarusa

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wakarusa Post Office Wakarusa (KS) 66546

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Wakarusa , Indiana city in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States of America with a population of 1,848 people.

Other cities in Shawnee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Shawnee County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Tecumseh 7,777 Unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas
Menoken 1,613 Township in Shawnee County, Kansas
Dover 1,483 Unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas
Silver Lake 1,395 City in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States
Auburn 1,203 City in Kansas, USA
Rossville 1,115 Township in Shawnee County, Kansas
Topeka 873 Capital of the state of Kansas, United States; county seat of Shawnee County
Willard 88 City in Kansas, United States
Oakland 34 Human settlement (possibly historical)
Richland 27 Ghost town in Kansas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Wakarusa distances to largest Kansas cities