Wathena, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 577 housing units in Wathena. This represents a 20.5% growth from 479 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 577 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Wathena is about 71.7%. Wathena's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.9%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Wathena were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom13.30%
Two Bedrooms31.90%
Three Bedrooms38.30%
Four Bedrooms13.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.7
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$65,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$27,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.79
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$338

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.10%
Home Equity Loan1.80%
Simple Mortgage56.80%
Debt Free39.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.6%