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Wadena, MN (Minnesota) Houses and Residents

Wadena,MN index of house prices

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

Houses: 1,933 (1,864 occupied: 1,200 owner occupied, 646 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

29%

Housing density: 368 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $165,629.

Median contract rent in 2015: $258 (lower quartile is $320, upper quartile is $348)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $461


Median gross rent in Wadena, MN in 2015: $326

Housing units in Wadena with a mortgage: 611 (36 second mortgage, 27 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 465

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $48,956

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,597

Median monthly housing costs: $635


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Wadena, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $96,348 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Wadena:

$96,348
Minnesota:

$200,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,722 - $127,946
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,083
  • In family households: 3,218 (814 male householders, 252 female householders)
    800 spouses, 1,214 children (1,083 natural, 53 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 27 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 8 other relatives, 86 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 865 (284 male householders (215 living alone)), 501 female householders (494 living alone)), 80 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 174 (145 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 545 2-persons, 180 3-persons, 187 4-persons, 100 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 709 1-person, 76 2-persons.

666 married couples with children.
273 single-parent households (54 men, 219 women).

96.9% of residents of Wadena speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 63% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English well, 54% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 35 (0.8%)
(82.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

3.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 2592 bedrooms
  • 5473 bedrooms
  • 2914 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wadena, Minnesota:

  • 38no bedroom
  • 3331 bedroom
  • 2072 bedrooms
  • 1033 bedrooms
  • 04 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:

  • 84no vehicle
  • 4281 vehicle
  • 5112 vehicles
  • 1063 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population

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

  • 213no vehicle
  • 3581 vehicle
  • 1002 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wadena, Minnesota:

  • 01 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 293 rooms
  • 1204 rooms
  • 1865 rooms
  • 2646 rooms
  • 2347 rooms
  • 1878 rooms
  • 1569+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wadena, Minnesota:

  • 271 room
  • 1312 rooms
  • 1673 rooms
  • 1704 rooms
  • 1515 rooms
  • 266 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 400Less than $10,000
  • 174$10,000 to $14,999
  • 191$15,000 to $19,999
  • 120$20,000 to $24,999
  • 112$25,000 to $29,999
  • 118$30,000 to $34,999
  • 134$35,000 to $39,999
  • 102$40,000 to $44,999
  • 88$45,000 to $49,999
  • 153$50,000 to $59,999
  • 97$60,000 to $74,999
  • 108$75,000 to $99,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13$150,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Wadena, MN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Wadena, MN
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 42$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 24$40,000 to $49,999
  • 35$50,000 to $59,999
  • 89$60,000 to $69,999
  • 96$70,000 to $79,999
  • 208$80,000 to $89,999
  • 34$90,000 to $99,999
  • 265$100,000 to $124,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 58$150,000 to $174,999
  • 25$175,000 to $199,999
  • 108$200,000 to $249,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Wadena, MN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Wadena, MN
  • 56Less than $100
  • 30$150 to $199
  • 22$250 to $299
  • 92$300 to $349
  • 52$350 to $399
  • 45$400 to $449
  • 30$450 to $499
  • 30$500 to $549
  • 52$550 to $599
  • 72$600 to $649
  • 21$700 to $749
  • 12$750 to $799
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 29$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 61985 to 1989
  • 101980 to 1984
  • 61975 to 1979
  • 71970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 6Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Wadena population
Wadena commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 235
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 654
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 261
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 138
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 95
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 81
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 87
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 14
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 68
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 16
  • 90 or more minutes: 30
Wadena, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.9%
Number of people working at home: 75 (4.3% of all workers)

Wadena mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,312 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 240 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (1%)
  • Walked: 63 (4%)
  • Other means: 18 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 75 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,667
 Norwegian: 616
 United States or American: 241
 Swedish: 225
 Finnish: 153
 Other groups: 102
 Irish: 90
 Polish: 75
 English: 73
 Scotch-Irish: 49
 French (except Basque): 44
 Dutch: 34
 Scandinavian: 33
 European: 29
 Danish: 24
 Eastern European: 22
 Italian: 19
 Welsh: 17
 Scottish: 15
 Canadian: 11
 Icelander: 10
 Subsaharan African:: 8
 African: 8
 Slovak: 7
 Russian: 3
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 1
 Jamaican: 1

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

  • 29%Taiwan
  • 20%Korea
  • 17%Germany
  • 17%Vietnam
  • 17%Mexico

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

  • This state: 3,447
  • Northeast: 22
  • Midwest: 511
  • South: 95
  • West: 136

57% of Wadena residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Minnesota.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 122
  • 9th grade: 44
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 49
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 352
  • Less than 1 year of college: 103
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 155
  • Associate degree: 101
  • Bachelor's degree: 75
  • Master's degree: 77
  • Professional school degree: 48
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 124
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 54
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 33
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 543
  • Less than 1 year of college: 142
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 245
  • Associate degree: 103
  • Bachelor's degree: 161
  • Master's degree: 61
  • Professional school degree: 23
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 4.6%Females
Wadena marital status for males
Wadena marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,335
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 44
  • 3 or 4: 139
  • 5 to 9: 109
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 to 49: 42
  • 50 or more: 135
  • Mobile homes: 41

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,223

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

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:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 12.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 41.6%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

4.8%
Minnesota:

11.7%

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

0.0%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

24.6%

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)