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Wamego, KS
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Living in Wamego



Wamego is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 4,880 people and two associated neighborhoods, Wamego is the 69th largest community in Kansas.

Also of interest is that Wamego has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.44% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

As is often the case in a small city, Wamego doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Wamego is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.40% of adults in Wamego have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Wamego in 2018 was $39,160, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,640 for a family of four. However, Wamego contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wamego is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wamego home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wamego residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wamego include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Wamego is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


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