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Wadena

Wadena County

Population

Total Population

14,124

Population
Growth Rate

0.20%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

14.400

Housing & Income

Households

5,845

Total Housing Units

7,257


Owner Occupied

4,481

Renter Occupied

1,364

Vacant

1,412

Median Home Value

$137,789


Average Home Value

$159,194

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.24%


Per Capita Income

1.87%

Income Projection

Median Household

$42,861 $45,511


Average Household

$57,449 $62,949


Per Capita

$23,823 $26,138

Workforce

Total Businesses

727

Total Employed

8,511

Workers 16+

5,924

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist SVG Graphic

Businesses

59

Employed

2,503

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

2020 Educational Services - Businesses SVG Graphic

Businesses

23

Employed

1,272

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

2020 Retail Trade Businesses SVG Graphic

Businesses

98

Employed

1,026

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

2020 Manufacturing Businesses SVG Graphic

Businesses

34

Employed

597

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin SVG Graphic

Businesses

125

Employed

443

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

2020 Accommodation/Food Service SVG Graphic

Businesses

36

Employed

418

Some
High School

629

Graduated
High School

3,205

Associates
Degree

1,482

Bachelor's
Degree

1,062

Graduate
Degree

400

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

3,932

Non-Resident Commuters

1,927

Drive Alone

4,581

Carpooled

611

Public

29

Work At Home

401


financially independent

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Re-Employment

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

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

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

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