Wapakoneta is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 9,823 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wapakoneta is the 179th largest community in Ohio.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wapakoneta is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.68% of the Wapakoneta workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wapakoneta is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wapakoneta who work in office and administrative support (14.11%), food service (6.43%), and sales jobs (5.70%).
The percentage of adults in Wapakoneta with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.61% of adults in Wapakoneta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wapakoneta in 2010 was $22,353, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,412 for a family of four. However, Wapakoneta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wapakoneta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wapakoneta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wapakoneta include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Wapakoneta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.