Population: 7,380

Male 52% Female 48%
Married 52%
Single 48%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Wahpeton has a very low population density. Wahpeton is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,477 Wahpeton
27,441 New York

City Info

Wahpeton, ND is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Wahpeton has a population density of 1,477, with 7,380 current residents.

Out of the 7,380 current residents, 52% are male and 48% are female. 52% of the residents are married and 48% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 54% Sun
  • 21% Rain
  • 29% Snow


42°F average temperature

  • 36 years Median home age
  • $74,650 Median home price
  • 1.64% Home appreciation rate
  • 16% Annual property tax
  • 46.4%
    Homes owned
  • 42.7%
    Homes rented
  • 10.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Wahpeton, the air quality is 96% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 21% rainy, and 29% snowy. The average temperature is 42°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Wahpeton, you should know that 46.4% of homes are owned while 42.7% of homes are rented, and 10.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $74,650, the median age of homes is 36 years, the annual home appreciation is 1.64% and the annual property tax is 16.00%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Wahpeton, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Wahpeton’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Wahpeton is 33 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 46.45% Democratic, 51.57% Republican, and 1.98% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 85%
    High school diploma
  • 18%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 14%
    Bachelors degree
  • 6%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Wahpeton, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 4.20% of residents are unemployed in Wahpeton (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Wahpeton residents: 10.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 16.81% are in the arts and sciences field, 20.4% are in the customer service field, 22.3% are in the sales field, 2.43% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 18.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 85.09%, 17.72% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.08% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 5.76% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Wahpeton, you should be aware that the average commute time is 15 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Wahpeton have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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