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People

Total Population 4,033
Male Share of the Population 44.5%
Female Share of the Population 55.5%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,721
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10%
Median Earnings25+ $23,913
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,935
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,920

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,782
% Above Poverty Level 76.2%
% Below Poverty Level 23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.4%
Median Gross Rent $566
Median House Value $102,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 9.5%

Wadena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles NW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Wadena
Standard Zip Codes 56482
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.442
Longitude -95.135

Wadena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WADENA 3 S
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 16 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Station OTTERTAIL
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station GULL LAKE DAM
Distance 36.7 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 15 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 53 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bertha 541 $50,962
Bluffton 202 $55,625
Deer Creek 224 $42,813
Hewitt 217 $43,750

Wadena Hospitals

TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
415 NORTH JEFFERSON STREET
(218) 631-3510
Emergency Service: Yes

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Wadena High Schools

WADENA-DEER CREEK SR.
600 COLFAX AVE. S.
218-632-2300
Serves 701 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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