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Total population: 4,103 (Urban population: 4,053 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 204 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,079 (1,848 occupied: 1,105 owner occupied, 744 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

40%
State:

29%

Housing density: 396 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $187,649.

Median contract rent in 2016: $258 (lower quartile is $320, upper quartile is $348)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $481


Median gross rent in Wadena, MN in 2016: $326

Housing units in Wadena with a mortgage: 547 (20 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 559

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $54,312

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,626

Median monthly housing costs: $600


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Wadena, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,550 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Wadena:

$97,550
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,006 - $125,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $116,363
Here:

$116,363
State:

$258,834
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,130
  • In family households: 2,996 (506 male householders, 461 female householders)
    504 spouses, 1,144 children (1,131 natural, 0 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 0 other relatives, 355 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 967 (349 male householders (298 living alone)), 541 female householders (507 living alone)), 75 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 171

Size of family households: 527 2-persons, 229 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 77 5-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 806 1-person, 74 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

377 married couples with children.
525 single-parent households (174 men, 351 women).

97.4% of residents of Wadena speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 6 (0.1%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wadena, Minnesota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 2452 bedrooms
  • 4713 bedrooms
  • 2064 bedrooms
  • 1515+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wadena, Minnesota:

  • 24no bedroom
  • 2441 bedroom
  • 2572 bedrooms
  • 1873 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Wadena in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 79no vehicle
  • 3971 vehicle
  • 3972 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population

Cars and other vehicles available in Wadena in renter-occupied apartments

  • 186no vehicle
  • 3241 vehicle
  • 2022 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wadena, Minnesota:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 1664 rooms
  • 1925 rooms
  • 2236 rooms
  • 1017 rooms
  • 818 rooms
  • 3089+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wadena, Minnesota:

  • 241 room
  • 832 rooms
  • 1473 rooms
  • 1044 rooms
  • 1475 rooms
  • 1316 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Wadena, MN household income distribution

  • Wadena, MN household income distribution
  • 102Less than $10,000
  • 189$10,000 to $14,999
  • 162$15,000 to $19,999
  • 161$20,000 to $24,999
  • 98$25,000 to $29,999
  • 107$30,000 to $34,999
  • 99$35,000 to $39,999
  • 98$40,000 to $44,999
  • 108$45,000 to $49,999
  • 229$50,000 to $59,999
  • 255$60,000 to $74,999
  • 112$75,000 to $99,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • 33$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Wadena, MN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Wadena, MN
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 48$20,000 to $24,999
  • 43$35,000 to $39,999
  • 59$50,000 to $59,999
  • 107$60,000 to $69,999
  • 52$70,000 to $79,999
  • 179$80,000 to $89,999
  • 26$90,000 to $99,999
  • 258$100,000 to $124,999
  • 52$125,000 to $149,999
  • 41$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 52$200,000 to $249,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wadena, MN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wadena, MN
  • 77Less than $100
  • 17$150 to $199
  • 19$200 to $249
  • 21$250 to $299
  • 42$300 to $349
  • 86$350 to $399
  • 64$400 to $449
  • 44$450 to $499
  • 42$500 to $549
  • 80$550 to $599
  • 74$600 to $649
  • 21$700 to $749
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 27$800 to $899
  • 14$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population
Wadena commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 184
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 755
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 301
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 149
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 0
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 69
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 133
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 113
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 34
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 47
  • 90 or more minutes: 27
Wadena, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.6%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Wadena mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,239 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 383 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 20 (1%)
  • Taxi: 41 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0%)
  • Walked: 123 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 477
 American: 177
 European: 31
 Polish: 30
 Swedish: 24
 Scotch-Irish: 21
 Russian: 21
 English: 20
 Norwegian: 17
 Finnish: 7

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 83%Canada
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,126
  • Other state: 931
  • Northeast: 33
  • Midwest: 437
  • South: 157
  • West: 310

85% of Wadena residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 95% lived in Minnesota.

Wadena:

84.5%
State average:

85.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 113
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 557
  • Less than 1 year of college: 45
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 239
  • Associate degree: 98
  • Bachelor's degree: 109
  • Master's degree: 9
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 66
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 26
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 554
  • Less than 1 year of college: 149
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 217
  • Associate degree: 294
  • Bachelor's degree: 99
  • Master's degree: 8
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Females
Wadena marital status for males
Wadena marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,396
  • Two: 84
  • 3 or 4: 116
  • 5 to 9: 85
  • 10 to 19: 150
  • 20 to 49: 40
  • 50 or more: 94
  • Mobile homes: 102

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,241

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wadena:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wadena
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (54.3%)
  • Electricity (20.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.2%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (44.8%)
  • Electricity (43.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.7%)
  • Other fuel (5.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

22.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)