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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

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

56

Employed

2,497

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

25

Employed

1,358

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

105

Employed

1,131

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

35

Employed

589

Other Service excl Pub Admin

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Businesses

128

Employed

470

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

37

Employed

422

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


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

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

I love my RN job

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

Re-Employment

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

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