Wauneta is located in southwest Nebraska. Wauneta is between the Chase, Dundy, Hayes, Hitchcock county. Wauneta has 0.97 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Wauneta population is 770, which has grown 23.20% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Wauneta median household income is $35,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 17.40% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 33.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Wauneta median house value is $52,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.60% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 47.84% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Wauneta is close to the state average in quality. The Wauneta area code is 308.