Community Profile

Known as the first electrically lit city in the world in 1880, Wabash has historically drawn entrepreneurs and small business owners to its location on the Wabash River.

Wabash

Population

Total Population

709

Population
Growth Rate

-1.85%

Median Age

49

Diversity Index

7.100

Housing & Income

Households

260

Total Housing Units

304


Owner Occupied

181

Renter Occupied

79

Vacant

44

Median Home Value

$81,982


Average Home Value

$115,694

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-2.04%


Per Capita Income

1.86%

Income Projection

Median Household

$53,817 $56,965


Average Household

$61,385 $67,636


Per Capita

$22,515 $24,690

Workforce

Total Businesses

18

Total Employed

174

Workers 16+

478

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

115

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

18

2021 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

1

Employed

13

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

8

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

7

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

7

Some
High School

35

Graduated
High School

224

Associates
Degree

28

Bachelor's
Degree

69

Graduate
Degree

17

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

262

Non-Resident Commuters

216

Drive Alone

441

Carpooled

19

Public

0

Work At Home

4