Wahpeton, ND-MN

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Population

22,731

0.338% decline

Median Age

40.1


Median Household Income

$58,051

4.43% growth

Poverty Rate

9.73%


Number of Employees

12,128

0.353% decline

Median Property Value

$115,500

5.38% growth

About

In 2017, Wahpeton, ND-MN had a population of 22.7k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $58,051. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wahpeton, ND-MN declined from 22,808 to 22,731, a -0.338% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,586 to $58,051, a 4.43% increase.

The population of Wahpeton, ND-MN is 92.5% White Alone, 2.61% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 2.16% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Wahpeton, ND-MN speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wahpeton, ND-MN are North Dakota State College of Science (607 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Wahpeton, ND-MN is $115,500, and the homeownership rate is 72.5%. Most people in Wahpeton, ND-MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wahpeton, ND-MN is 2 cars per household.

Wahpeton, ND-MN borders Fargo, ND-MN and Fergus Falls, MN.

Economy

The economy of Wahpeton, ND-MN employs 12.1k people. The largest industries in Wahpeton, ND-MN are Manufacturing (2,119 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,826 people), and Retail Trade (1,365 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,429), Construction ($49,167), and Public Administration ($47,813).

Median household income in Wahpeton, ND-MN is $58,051. Males in Wahpeton, ND-MN have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,424. The income inequality in Wahpeton, ND-MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,051

2017 value

± $2,724

4.43%

1 Year Growth

± 6.18%

Households in Wahpeton, ND-MN have a median annual income of $58,051, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,586 in 2016, which represents a 4.43% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,998

Average Male Salary

± $3,148

$42,424

Average Female Salary

± $2,091

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,817 ± $1,967

  2. Two or More Races

    $38,540 ± $11,502

  3. American Indian

    $36,702 ± $8,076

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wahpeton, ND-MN is from North Dakota.

0.431

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Dakota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wahpeton, ND-MN was Burleigh County, ND with a value of $71,172, followed by Ward County, ND and Cass County, ND, with respective values of $65,719 and $62,418.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wahpeton, ND-MN (2.08k out of 21.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,842 ± 216

  2. Two Or More

    110 ± 107

  3. Hispanic

    102 ± 98

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wahpeton, ND-MN is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.1k

2017 Value

± 494

-0.353%

1 Year decline

± 5.75%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wahpeton, ND-MN declined at a rate of -0.353%, from 12.2k employees to 12.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wahpeton, ND-MN, are Management Occupations (1,692 people), Production Occupations (1,434 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,206 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wahpeton, ND-MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wahpeton, ND-MN, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,692 people), Production Occupations (1,434 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,206 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Wahpeton, ND-MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.73 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.04 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.82 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wahpeton, ND-MN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,667), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($53,929), and Protective Service Occupations ($53,571).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.1k

2017 Value

± 494

-0.353%

1 Year decline

± 5.75%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wahpeton, ND-MN declined at a rate of -0.353%, from 12.2k employees to 12.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wahpeton, ND-MN, are Manufacturing (2,119 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,826 people), and Retail Trade (1,365 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wahpeton, ND-MN, though some of these residents may live in Wahpeton, ND-MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Wahpeton, ND-MN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,119 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,826 people), and Retail Trade (1,365 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Wahpeton, ND-MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (8.75 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.73 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wahpeton, ND-MN, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,429), Construction ($49,167), and Public Administration ($47,813).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $43.9B

  2. $11.7B

  3. $11B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $43.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($11.7B) and Other ag prods. ($11B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$118B

2020 Value

$123B

Projected 2045 Value

4.17% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $118B. This is expected to increase 4.17% to $123B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.1B

  2. $10B

  3. $8.77B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $13.1B, followed by Texas with $10B and Illinois and $8.77B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.3% of the population of Wahpeton, ND-MN has health coverage, with 55.7% on employee plans, 9.34% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 17.5% on non-group plans, and 0.963% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Wahpeton, ND-MN was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Primary care physicians in Wahpeton, ND-MN see 1333 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.22% increase from the previous year (1279 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1553 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 606 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,333 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see an average of 1,333 patients per year. This represents a 4.22% increase from the previous year (1,279 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,410

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,461

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.69%

Uninsured

55.7%

Employer Coverage

9.34%

Medicaid

11.8%

Medicare

17.5%

Non-Group

0.963%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wahpeton, ND-MN declined by 3.72% from 4.88% to 4.69%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wahpeton, ND-MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 13% prevalence

  3. 12.7% prevalence

Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Wahpeton, ND-MN is home to a population of 22.7k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.29% of Wahpeton, ND-MN residents were born outside of the country (293 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Wahpeton, ND-MN is composed of 21k White Alone residents (92.5%), 594 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.61%), 491 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.16%), 431 Two or More Races residents (1.9%), 111 Black or African American Alone residents (0.488%), 65 Asian Alone residents (0.286%), 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.022%), and 2 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0088%).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Wahpeton, ND-MN was 40.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Wahpeton, ND-MN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Wahpeton, ND-MN residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.29%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

293 people

1.15%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

263 people

As of 2017, 1.29% of Wahpeton, ND-MN residents (293 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wahpeton, ND-MN was 1.15%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,426 ± 1,434 people

  2. Canada

    2,477 ± 1,220 people

  3. Philippines

    2,077 ± 1,117 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,426 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,477 and Philippines with 2,077.

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Citizenship

99.5%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.5% of Wahpeton, ND-MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Wahpeton, ND-MN was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    21k ± 3

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    594 ± 140

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    491 ± 149

In 2017, there were 35.4 times more White Alone residents (21k people) in Wahpeton, ND-MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 594 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 491 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Wahpeton, ND-MN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    592 ± 83

  2. Korea

    183 ± 48

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    180 ± 66

Wahpeton, ND-MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Wahpeton, ND-MN awarded 607 degrees. The student population of Wahpeton, ND-MN is skewed towards men, with 1,689 male students and 1,296 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wahpeton, ND-MN are White (546 and 91%), followed by Black or African American (22 and 3.67%), Hispanic or Latino (12 and 2%), and Two or More Races (8 and 1.33%).

The largest universities in Wahpeton, ND-MN by number of degrees awarded are North Dakota State College of Science (607 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Wahpeton, ND-MN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (108 and 17.8%), Diesel Mechanics Technology (63 and 10.4%), and Welding Technology (36 and 5.93%).

The median tuition costs in Wahpeton, ND-MN are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 108 degrees awarded

  2. 53 degrees awarded

  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Wahpeton, ND-MN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 108 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Wahpeton, ND-MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

607 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Wahpeton, ND-MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Dakota State College of Science with 607 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

365

Degrees Awarded to Men

242

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 365 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wahpeton, ND-MN, which is 1.51 times more than the 242 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    546 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Wahpeton, ND-MN were to White students. These 546 degrees mean that there were 24.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 22 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wahpeton, ND-MN was $115,500 in 2017, which is 0.503 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $109,600 to $115,500, a 5.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Wahpeton, ND-MN is 72.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wahpeton, ND-MN have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wahpeton, ND-MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$115,500

2017 Median

± $5,209

$109,600

2016 Median

± $4,309

In 2017, the median property value in Wahpeton, ND-MN grew to to $115,500 from the previous year's value of $109,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wahpeton, ND-MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wahpeton, ND-MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$58,051

Median Household Income

± $2,724

9.68k

Number of Households

± 440

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.68k households in Wahpeton, ND-MN grew to $58,051 from the previous year's value of $55,586.

The following chart displays the households in Wahpeton, ND-MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Wahpeton, ND-MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wahpeton, ND-MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.5%

2017 Homeownership

72.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.5% of the housing units in Wahpeton, ND-MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Wahpeton, ND-MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wahpeton, ND-MN have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Wahpeton, ND-MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.1%

  2. Carpooled

    10.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Wahpeton, ND-MN was Drove Alone (78.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.8%) and those who Worked At Home (5.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wahpeton, ND-MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wahpeton, ND-MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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