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The City of Wabash had a population of 10,420 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wabash population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wabash: Wabash Town, Wabashtown.

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Wabash, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,420
Daytime Population: Workers 7,635
Daytime Population: Residents 5,338
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,973
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 10,111
Population in Familes 7,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 309
Population Density2 1,117
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $38,423
Average Household Income $48,004
Per Capita Income $20,536


Total Housing Units 5,020 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,814 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,547 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 659 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $86,272
Average Home Value $100,400


Total Households 4,361
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 2,716
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.35%
Households -0.32% -0.34%
Families -0.44% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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, 2017 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 # 411 40th
Diversity Index # 244 64th
Median Household Income # 588 14th
Per Capita Income # 556 18th

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