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Wahpeton, ND
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Living in Wahpeton

Wahpeton is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 8,014 people and two associated neighborhoods, Wahpeton is the tenth largest community in North Dakota.

Wahpeton is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Wahpeton area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Wahpeton maintain a good economy.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Wahpeton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.95 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

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

The education level of Wahpeton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.76% of adults in Wahpeton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wahpeton in 2018 was $30,451, which is low income relative to North Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,804 for a family of four. However, Wahpeton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Wahpeton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wahpeton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Wahpeton include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Russian.

The most common language spoken in Wahpeton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Italian.

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