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Wabash, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Wabash had a population of 10,438 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Wabash is located at latitude 40.8048 and longitude -85.8312 in Wabash County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wabash (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Wabash County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The City of Wabash (GNIS ID: 2397155) 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 Wabash is located within Township of Noble, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wabash County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wabash: Wabash Town, Wabashtown.

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Wabash, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,438
Population in Households 10,129
Population in Familes 7,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 309
Population Density2 1,119
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,708
Average Household Income $50,456
Per Capita Income $21,697

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,783 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,613 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 666 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $87,372
Average Home Value $101,779
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,396
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,737
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.26% -0.47%
Households -0.19% -0.42%
Families -0.3% -0.55%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Wabash, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wabash to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 78 89th
Population Density # 414 39th
Diversity Index # 263 62nd
Median Household Income # 575 16th
Per Capita Income # 545 20th

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