Wamego

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Located at the junction of U.S. 24 and Kansas Highway 99, Wamego is home to a strong manufacturing base, retail variety, beautiful downtown, the historic Columbian Theatre and OZ Museum.

Manufactures including: Caterpillar Global Work Tools, R-Tech Tool and Machine and Dymax are all located in the Wamego Industrial Park.

Wamego has a great community spirit and is known for its festivals and events including their Wamego 4th of July Celebration, which drew a record 60,000 visitors last year.

City of the 2nd Class

Commission/Manager form of government

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Wamego Statistics

Source: U.S. Census (American Fact Finder)
Population (2010) 4,372
Population Estimate (2014) 4,715
Age (Median Age) 31.4
Education (Attainment) 95.9% High School Graduate or Higher
Housing (Total Units) 1,721
Median Household Income $52,311
Mean Household Income $64,350
Civilians employed 16 years and over 2,093
Private and salary workers 67.5%
Government workers 26.2%
Self-employed 5.7%
Unpaid family workers 0.6%
Poverty  3.3%
Foreign Born 102
Veterans  319
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Source: 2014 US Census Bureau retrieved from OnTheMap (2017).

Wamego Where Work

Source: 2014 US Census Bureau retrieved from OnTheMap (2017).

Wamego Workforce

Source: 2014 US Census Bureau retrieved from OnTheMap (2017).