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Wausa is a village in Knox County.

The community was named after the king of Sweden, Gustavus I Vasa, with the spelling changed to protect the Swedish pronunciation and to incorporate USA.

The latitude of Wausa is 42.499N. The longitude is -97.541W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,765 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 603.


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Median household income
Local
$28,929
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wausa demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Thorson
A Swedish settlement
Local festivals include:
  • BBQ Celebration - July 28, 2007
  • Wausa Smorgasbord - Oct. 27, 2007
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37% of Wausa residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wausa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wausa was $15,487, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Wausa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wausa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $215.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $621.


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Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wausa political report.

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The average commute time for Wausa workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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