Wahpeton is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 7,943 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wahpeton is the tenth largest community in North Dakota.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Wahpeton, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Wahpeton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.66 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Wahpeton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Wahpeton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.86% of adults 25 and older in Wahpeton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wahpeton in 2018 was $27,826, 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 $111,304 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 Czech.
The most common language spoken in Wahpeton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.