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People

Total Population 325
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 116
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 62.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.9%
Median Earnings25+ $27,083
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,953
% Above Poverty Level 76.3%
% Below Poverty Level 23.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.5%
Median Gross Rent $529
Median House Value $76,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 22.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wadena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles NE of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Fayette
Standard Zip Codes 52169
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.842
Longitude -91.656

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 FAYETTE
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station ELKADER 5 SSW
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station NEW HAMPTON
Distance 36.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 520 $52,917
Clermont 653 $72,292
Elgin 785 $51,339
Fayette 1,137 $65,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Wadena Public Library
"136 S. MILL STREET, BOX 19"
Wadena, Iowa
(563) 774-2039

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