Wahpeton Jobs

  • Midwest Regional OTR CDL-A Truck Driver

    Transport America - Wahpeton, ND

    TRANSPORT AMERICA IS HIRING OTR DRIVERS FOR OUR MIDWEST REGIONAL RUNS Solo drivers can enjoy weekly home time and the best pay in excellent equipment! Transport America is hiring...

    from Transport America - 30+ days ago
  • Class-A CDL Flatbed Company Truck Drivers

    E. W. Wylie - Wahpeton, ND

    Seeking PROFESSIONAL COMPANY DRIVERS and INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS for Over The Road, Regional Runs & Canadian Routes. Specialized Hauls earn even more! E.W. Wylie Corporation, in...

    from E. W. Wylie - 30+ days ago
  • Class A CDL Owner Operators! New Name. Same Great Trucking Carrier Our Drivers Have Trusted for Decades.

    CRST Specialized Transportation - Wahpeton, ND

    Specialized Transportation is unlike any other Owner Operator experience. We deliver high-value items, priceless art, high-end technology, and the pay is high-value too. Ask about...

    from CRST Specialized Transportation - 3 days ago
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Wahpeton, North Dakota

Wahpeton is a city in Richland County, North Dakota in the United States. It is the county seat of Richland County . The population was 8,586 at the 2000 census. Wahpeton was founded in 1871. Wahpeton's twin city is Breckenridge, Minnesota. The Bois de Sioux River and the Otter Tail River join at Wahpeton and Breckenridge to form the Red River of the North. The North Dakota State College of Science is located in Wahpeton. The local newspaper is the Wahpeton Daily News.

Wahpeton Economy

Economic Development is a program, group of policies, or activity that seeks to improve the economic well being and quality of life for a community, by creating and/or retaining jobs that facilitate growth, provide a stable tax base and create wealth. On May 14, 1991, City of Wahpeton voters approved a 1% city sales and use tax, the proceeds of which are to be dedicated solely to economic development of the City of Wahpeton and Richland County, North Dakota by means of business and industrial expansion including job creation, job retention, business and industrial diversification, and the creation, fostering and maintenance of business and trade activities and facilities. The tax would become effective July 1, 1991 and sunset in five years. On June 14, 1994, voters approved to extend the sales tax 10 years to June 30, 2006. And again on October 14, 2003, voters approved broadening the use and extending the 1 1/2% sales tax to June 30, 2026. In addition to strictly city sales tax...more

Wahpeton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Wahpeton are Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 20%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Wahpeton, North Dakota work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Wahpeton Industries

The leading industries in Wahpeton, North Dakota are Educational, health and social services, 26%; Manufacturing, 16%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Wahpeton job listings indicate that the following industries in Wahpeton are hiring the most workers:

Wahpeton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Wahpeton, North Dakota is $25,144, and the median income of households in Wahpeton was $33,471.

Average Salaries in Wahpeton, ND

Wahpeton, ND


According to our Wahpeton Trends data, the number of Wahpeton, North Dakota jobs has increased by 1240% since October 2013.
Wahpeton job trends

Wahpeton Employment Statistics

Population of Wahpeton
Total population 8,586
Male 52.34%
Female 47.66%
Median age 28.6
Wahpeton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 52.2%
Median cost of a home $76,500
Median mortgage payment $486
Renter-occupied homes 47.8%
Vacant housing 6.8%
Median monthly rent $383
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,199
Median for all female full-time $20,089
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 21%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 21%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 18%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 51%
Separated 1%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 6%
White 96%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
Other 3%
Wahpeton Commute
Carpool 9.9%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 15 minutes