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

31,635

Population
Growth Rate

-0.34%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

14.400

Housing & Income

Households

12,452

Total Housing Units

14,171


Owner Occupied

8,720

Renter Occupied

3,732

Vacant

1,719

Median Home Value

$118,776


Average Home Value

$139,636

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.23%


Per Capita Income

1.79%

Income Projection

Median Household

$53,848 $56,189


Average Household

$67,174 $73,211


Per Capita

$26,584 $29,051

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,198

Total Employed

15,399

Workers 16+

14,341

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

124

Employed

3,298

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

65

Employed

2,424

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

32

Employed

1,959

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

156

Employed

1,356

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

72

Employed

1,105

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

64

Employed

1,068

Some
High School

1,586

Graduated
High School

8,117

Associates
Degree

1,939

Bachelor's
Degree

2,436

Graduate
Degree

1,694

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

10,043

Non-Resident Commuters

4,142

Drive Alone

12,359

Carpooled

785

Public

100

Work At Home

382