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Wadena

Demographics

Total Population

14,222

Households

5,876

Median Age

45

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-10-23

Housing

Total Housing Units

7,132

Owner Occupied

4,286

Renter Occupied

1,590

Vacant

1,256

Median Home Value

$132,284


Average Home Value

$155,430

Source:

ESRI, 2017-10-23

Income

Median Household

2017

$42,432

2022

$50,112

Average Household

2017

$56,636

2022

$67,236

Per Capita

2017

$23,770

2022

$28,185

Cost of living

86.50%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-10-23

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Commute

Average Commute Time

21 min.

Drive Alone

4,548

Carpooled

643

Public

44

Work At Home

271

Source:

ESRI, 2017-10-23

Workforce

Workers 16+

5,814

Graduates

High School

3,399

Associates

1,363

Bachelor's

918

Graduate

423

Total Employed

8,795

Total Businesses

715

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

20

Employed

38

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

49

Construction

Businesses

70

Employed

280

Manufacturing

Businesses

33

Employed

667

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

33

Employed

417

Source:

ESRI, 2017-10-23

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