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Wadena

Wadena County

Population

Total Population

14,248

Population
Growth Rate

0.31%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

12.900

Housing & Income

Households

5,881

Total Housing Units

7,127


Owner Occupied

4,532

Renter Occupied

1,349

Vacant

1,246

Median Home Value

$131,003


Average Home Value

$154,998

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.33%


Per Capita Income

2.37%

Income Projection

Median Household

$40,798 $44,591


Average Household

$55,478 $62,336


Per Capita

$22,946 $25,797

Workforce

Total Businesses

743

Total Employed

8,717

Workers 16+

5,949

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

18

Employed

38

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

49

Construction

Businesses

74

Employed

347

Manufacturing

Businesses

35

Employed

589

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

33

Employed

348

Some
High School

637

Graduated
High School

3,221

Associates
Degree

1,301

Bachelor's
Degree

962

Graduate
Degree

466

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

3,947

Non-Resident Commuters

1,927

Drive Alone

4,656

Carpooled

581

Public

29

Work At Home

337


financially independent

Thank you!  Without the help from CEP I would not be financially independent ~ RK

If it wasn't for RMCEP

I know if it wasn't for Rural Mn CEP I would not be in the positive situation that they helped me get to in my life.  I  am so grateful!  Thank you Rural Mn CEP! ~ TC

I work full time now

I work full time now, feel great about myself and setting a good example for my kids.  Staff helped me make a plan for my son who is disabled.  They made me feel like they really cared about what they were doing. ~ AN

I love my RN job

I love my RN job & couldn't have gotten here without the help of CEP!  Thank You! ~ CR

This program was awesome

This program was awesome and helped me get started in my nursing career, when I was unable to afford it.  Thank you so much! ~ SH

Re-Employment

Re-Employment presented many unforeseen challenges for me.  Rural Minnesota CEP provided much needed, and greatly appreciated support.  Thank You. ~ MM