Who lives in Wadena?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 288 7.1%
5-9 years 203 5.0%
10-14 years 333 8.2%
15-17 years 155 3.8%
18-24 years 322 7.9%
25-34 years 614 15.2%
35-44 years 450 11.1%
45-54 years 347 8.6%
55-64 years 369 9.1%
65-74 years 358 8.8%
75-84 years 437 10.8%
85 years and older 175 4.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 1,808 44.6%
Female 2,243 55.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 3,914 96.6%
Of Color suppressed
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino 89 2.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 3,763 100.0%
English only 3,690 98.1%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 3,927 100.0%
Population with a disability 986 25.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 3,976 100.0%
Same residence 3,490 87.8%
Different residence in the U.S. 486 12.2%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Wadena's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 1,869 100.0%
Less than $35,000 747 40.0%
$35,000-$49,999 430 23.0%
$50,000-$74,999 359 19.2%
$75,000-$99,999 203 10.9%
$100,000 or more 130 7.0%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $41,678 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 3,835 100.0%
Less than $35,000 747 40.0%
With income below poverty 857 22.3%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 215 5.6%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 666 17.4%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 2,097 54.7%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 1,198 31.2%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 1,437 37.5%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 949 24.8%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 544 14.2%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 826 21.5%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 591 15.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 3,927 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 2,012 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) suppressed
Occupied housing units 1,869 92.9%
Average household size 2.1
Owner-occupied 1,203 59.8%
Average household size 2.2
Renter-occupied 666 33.1%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 129 6.4%
1970-1999 614 30.5%
1940-1969 815 40.5%
1939 or earlier 454 22.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 1,869 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 1,046 56.0%
With children under 18 years 595 31.8%
Married-couple family households 566 30.3%
With children under 18 years 176 9.4%
Single-person family households 480 25.7%
With children under 18 years 419 22.4%
Nonfamily households 823 44.0%
Householder living alone 732 39.2%
65 years and over 314 16.8%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 595 31.8%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 690 36.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 937 50.1%
Moved in 2000-2009 517 27.7%
Moved in 1990-1999 173 9.3%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 173 9.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 1,827 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 444 24.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,203 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 218 18.1%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 624 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 226 36.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 651
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $690
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 155 8.3%
1 vehicle available 808 43.2%
2 vehicles available 685 36.7%
3 or more vehicles available 221 11.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 1,657 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 1,408 85.0%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 228 13.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 1,573 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 646 41.1%
10-19 minutes 569 36.2%
20-29 minutes suppressed
30 minutes or longer 263 16.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 2,750 100.0%
Less than high school 343 12.5%
High school diploma or GED 990 36.0%
Some college or associate’s degree 1,074 39.1%
Bachelor’s Degree 291 10.6%
Graduate or professional Degree suppressed
High school graduate or higher 2,407 87.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 343 12.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 2,053 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 1,499 73.0%
Civilian labor force 1,650 100.0%
Unemployed 151 9.2%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 1,836 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 436 23.7%
Age 30 to 54 922 50.2%
Age 55 or older 479 26.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 529 28.8%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 719 39.2%
$40,000 or more per year 588 32.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 142 7.7%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 43 2.3%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 23 1.2%
Construction 87 4.8%
Educational services 199 10.8%
Finance and insurance 55 3.0%
Health care and social assistance 361 19.6%
Information 25 1.3%
Management of companies and enterprises 16 0.9%
Manufacturing 293 16.0%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 68 3.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 42 2.3%
Public administration 91 5.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing suppressed
Retail trade 197 10.7%
Transportation and warehousing 56 3.1%
Utilities 10 0.6%
Wholesale trade 105 5.7%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 1,756 95.6%
Black or African American alone 42 2.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone suppressed
Asian alone 11 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 17 0.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 109 5.9%
High school or equivalent, no college 478 26.0%
Some college or associate degree 538 29.3%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 276 15.0%