County Profile

Located in the Hoosier Heartland, Wabash County has a history of economic innovation and entrepreneurialism amidst a beautiful natural landscape of mature forest, open fields and refreshing rivers and reservoirs. The people of Wabash County take pride in developing their lifestyle, resulting in tremendous cultural and recreation scenes.

From the largest city in Wabash to the towns of LaFontaine, Lagro, North Manchester and Roann and numerous smaller communities, Wabash County is a close knit community in which the people and businesses work together for the betterment of all.

Wabash County

Population

Total Population

30,642

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

18.000

Housing & Income

Households

12,646

Total Housing Units

14,013


Owner Occupied

9,361

Renter Occupied

3,285

Vacant

1,367

Median Home Value

$135,626


Average Home Value

$157,846

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.55%

Income Projection

Median Household

$57,253 $62,659


Average Household

$76,466 $86,071


Per Capita

$31,716 $35,965

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,238

Total Employed

15,748

Workers 16+

14,208

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

125

Employed

3,273

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

68

Employed

2,448

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

32

Employed

2,011

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

160

Employed

1,377

2022 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

64

Employed

1,022

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

75

Employed

1,007

Some
High School

1,445

Graduated
High School

8,194

Associates
Degree

2,110

Bachelor's
Degree

2,543

Graduate
Degree

1,738

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

9,782

Non-Resident Commuters

4,259

Drive Alone

11,983

Carpooled

855

Public

64

Work At Home

660