Wadena, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 4,133 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 1,938  (46.9%)
Females: 2,195  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56482.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,486 (it was $26,947 in 2000)
Wadena:

$29,486
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,758 (it was $15,452 in 2000)

Wadena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,232 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Wadena:

$96,232
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $562.

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  • Races in Wadena, MN (2013)

    Wadena races chart
    • 3,82292.9%White alone
    • 1263.1%American Indian alone
    • 771.9%Hispanic
    • 360.9%Two or more races
    • 180.4%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Black alone

Races in Wadena detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wadena: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.4%), Norwegian (17.1%), Swedish (6.7%), Irish (6.5%), English (6.5%), Dutch (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 5.25 square miles.

Population density: 788 people per square mile   (low).

Wadena,MN real estate house value index trend

Wadena, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Wadena:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wadena city:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

44 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Minnesota:

7.4%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wadena, Minnesota as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wadena to the number of sex offenders is 1,023 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,125 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,130 (1.3%)

Wadena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (76.7 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (136.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (487.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bluffton, MN (2.2 miles ), Verndale, MN (2.6 miles ), Hewitt, MN (2.9 miles ), Deer Creek, MN (3.1 miles ), Aldrich, MN (3.2 miles) , Bertha, MN (3.5 miles ), New York Mills, MN (3.5 miles ), Sebeka, MN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $56,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.44 N, Longitude: 95.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,964 (+47.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,156 (64.2%)

Area code: 218

Wadena household income distribution Wadena home values distribution

Crime rates in Wadena by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 68712N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
per 100,000 138.2182.6165.623.848.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A48.9
Robberies 02000001000
per 100,000 0.045.60.00.00.00.00.025.30.00.00.0
Assaults 99388968832
per 100,000 207.4205.471.0190.1192.6226.1152.1202.7204.172.848.9
Burglaries 112412201317812110
per 100,000 253.5547.7283.8475.2313.025.1177.4202.7306.1267.00.0
Thefts 20119511913413593100100989422
per 100,000 4,631.34,450.02,814.63,183.73,249.92,336.12,534.22,533.62,500.02,281.6537.6
Auto thefts 20151745152441
per 100,000 460.8342.3402.195.0120.425.1126.750.7102.097.124.4
Arson 01000000000
per 100,000 0.022.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.5) 363.8412.6288.9209.1221.4169.5180.9193.3196.1158.867.1

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Crime rate in Wadena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Minnesota average:

1.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Wadena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wadena, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wadena-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Wadena city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wadena-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from Wadena center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 258.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 762.1 miles away from Wadena center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wadena County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wadena topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert F. Yonash - Businessman, Forrest Mars, Sr. - Food industry businessman, Jim Christopherson - Football player and coach, John Campbell (American football) - Football player, Pat Porter - Athletics competitor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Wadena:

  • OAKRIDGE HOMES OF WADENA (739 SUNNYBROOK ROAD)
  • TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 415 JEFFERSON STREET NORTH)
  • TRI COUNTY HOSP HOME HLTH CARE (418 NORTH JEFFERSON)
  • FAIR OAKS LODGE (201 SHADY LANE DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Wadena:

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Amtrak station near Wadena:

  • 18 miles: STAPLES (1ST AVE. N & 4TH ST. NE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wadena:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 42 miles; Alexandria, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,324)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 45 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 72 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 73 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Bemidji State University (about 74 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 76 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)

Public high school in Wadena:

  • WDC High (Location: 600 COLFAX AVE. S.; Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wadena:

Private elementary/middle school in Wadena:

  • ST ANN'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 519 2ND ST SE; Grades: KG - 6)
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Notable locations in Wadena: Wadena Country Club (A), Wadena Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wadena: Southbrook Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Anns Cemetery (1), Wadena Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Whisky Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Wadena: Sunnybrook Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Brookside Motel (1410 Jefferson Street North), Americinn - Wadena- Mn (695 Jefferson St N).

Court: Wadena County - Court Administrator (Court House).

Wadena County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Wadena that have no violations reported:

  • BELL HILL RECOVERY CENTER (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.4%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.5% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Wadena in 2010:

  • 87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Wadena in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Wadena, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Wadena compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Wadena (2011 data):

  • Wadena State Bank: Wadena State Express Bank Branch at 301 First Street Se, branch established on 2003/06/09; at 304 Southeast First, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.8 mil, Deposits: $99.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wadena Bankshares, Inc.
  • Mid-Central Federal Savings Bank: at 520 South Jefferson St, branch established on 1957/03/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $97.1 mil, Deposits: $82.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • The First National Bank in Wadena: The First National Bank In Wadena at 25 Bryant Avenue, S.W., branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $54.6 mil, Deposits: $49.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank In Wadena Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Minnesota average:

10.7

Wadena travel time to work - commute Wadena mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wadena city (based on Wadena County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,63726
Mainline Protestant2,79913
Catholic1,8124
Other1262
None5,469-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Wadena County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Wadena County:

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wadena County:

27.0%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$17,999$71,9962$2,612
Police Protection - Officers 7$31,012$53,1637$3,031
Firefighters 0$0 22$2,777
Streets and Highways 7$27,357$46,8980$0
Sewerage 2$7,781$46,6860$0
Water Supply 1$4,587$55,0440$0
Electric Power 10$42,321$50,7850$0
Other and Unallocable 6$23,217$46,43410$5,180
Totals for Government 36$154,274$51,42541$13,600

Wadena government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,715,000 ($656.91)
    Liquor Stores: $958,000 ($231.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $533,000 ($128.96)
    General - Other: $517,000 ($125.09)
    Police Protection: $494,000 ($119.53)
    Sewerage: $452,000 ($109.36)
    Regular Highways: $374,000 ($90.49)
    Water Utilities: $226,000 ($54.68)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($18.87)
    Air Transportation: $75,000 ($18.15)
    Fire Protection: $71,000 ($17.18)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($10.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($7.26)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($5.81)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $630,000 ($152.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $656,000 ($158.72)
    Sewerage: $328,000 ($79.36)
    Electric Utilities: $156,000 ($37.74)
    Air Transportation: $72,000 ($17.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $52,000 ($12.58)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($11.86)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($10.16)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($9.19)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($4.84)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($4.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $790,000 ($191.14)

Wadena government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $29,000 ($7.02)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $440,000 ($106.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $337,000 ($81.54)
    All Other: $35,000 ($8.47)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($3.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $354,000 ($85.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $338,000 ($81.78)
    Interest Earnings: $174,000 ($42.10)
    Special Assessments: $173,000 ($41.86)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,310,000 ($800.87)
    Liquor Stores: $1,076,000 ($260.34)
    Water Utilities: $391,000 ($94.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $878,000 ($212.44)
    All Other: $133,000 ($32.18)
  • Tax - Property: $999,000 ($241.71)
    NEC: $35,000 ($8.47)
    Public Utilities: $32,000 ($7.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $29,000 ($7.02)

Wadena government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $2,431,000 ($588.19)
    Electric Utilities: $85,000 ($20.57)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,850,000 ($1657.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,349,000 ($1536.17)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,257,000 ($546.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $174,000 ($42.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $501,000 ($121.22)
    Electric Utilities: $85,000 ($20.57)

Wadena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $72,000 ($17.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,723,000 ($3078.39)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,138,000 ($759.25)

6.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.92% ($24,191 average AGI)
from Hubbard County, MN  0.81% ($22,951)
from Todd County, MN  0.61% ($25,742)


7.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.93% ($32,688 average AGI)
to Todd County, MN  0.74% ($29,474)
to Hubbard County, MN  0.58% ($26,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wadena:

  • KWAD (920 AM; 1 kW; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNSP (1430 AM; 1 kW; STAPLES, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Wadena:

  • K252BK (98.3 FM; WADENA, ETC., MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, IN)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPRW (99.5 FM; PERHAM, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KDKK (97.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DELAHUNT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K272CR (102.3 FM; NEW YORK MILLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wadena:

  • K17FE (Channel 17; WADENA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DX (Channel 63; WADENA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K45AR (Channel 45; EAGLE BEND, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 790)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
Wadena fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Wadena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wadena)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wadena, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wadena)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wadena)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Wadena

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Most common first names in Wadena, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6379.5 years
William4776.4 years
Mary3782.1 years
Anna3688.3 years
George3479.0 years
Robert3172.1 years
Arthur2977.4 years
Margaret2785.7 years
Joseph2677.9 years
Frank2681.8 years
Most common last names in Wadena, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5978.8 years
Anderson3581.1 years
Smith2282.5 years
Olson2076.2 years
Nelson1971.8 years
Erickson1882.5 years
Kern1782.2 years
Uselman1677.6 years
Larson1580.4 years
Hanson1584.8 years
Businesses in Wadena, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
AmericInn1Quiznos1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gerald L. Kern (2)
  • Leonard E. Anderson (1)
  • Donald L. Bottemiller (1)
  • Aaron Daniel Spicer (1)
  • Darryl Nelson (1)
  • Daniel R. Lorentz (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2015.