Wadena County, Minnesota Population 2018

Wadena County, Minnesota's estimated population is 13,669 with a growth rate of -0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wadena County, Minnesota is the 60th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201713,669-86-0.63%
201613,7551891.39%
201613,566-102-0.75%
201513,668790.58%
201413,589-51-0.37%
201313,640340.25%
201213,606-43-0.32%
201113,649-167-1.21%
201013,8166625.03%
199013,154-1,038-7.31%
198014,1921,78014.34%
197012,4122131.75%
196012,199-607-4.74%
195012,806340.27%
194012,7721,78216.21%
193010,9902912.72%
192010,6992,04723.66%
19108,6527319.23%
19007,9213,86895.44%
18904,0531,97394.86%
18802,0802,07434566.67%
187060.00%

Wadena County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,260
Two or More Races202
American Indian and Alaska Native119
Black or African American111
Asian35
Some Other Race28

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wadena County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wadena County, Minnesota Median Age

43


Total

41.3


Male

44


Female

Wadena County, Minnesota Adults

There are 10,399 adults, (3,012 of which are seniors) in Wadena County, Minnesota.

Wadena County, Minnesota Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wadena County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

6,946

50.50%

Male

6,809

49.50%

Wadena County, Minnesota Households and Families

Wadena County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wadena County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All75.2%24.8%
Male73.4%26.6%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female49.4%50.6%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wadena County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6572.3675.2
Married2,5783.1291.2
Non Family2,1741.1163.5
Female5973.249.4
Male3083.1873.4

3

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wadena County, Minnesota Households

Wadena County, Minnesota Education

Wadena County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3924.19%
9th to 12th Grade6066.47%
High School Graduate3,58038.24%
Some College2,32424.82%
Associates Degree1,24413.29%
Bachelors Degree8318.88%
Graduate Degree3864.12%

Wadena County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0458,1271,207
Hispanic10689
Native American90472
Black6854
Multiple Races39354
Asian18184
Other Race125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 22.22%.

Wadena County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,698$35,007$23,711
Less Than High School$21,206$21,086$22,125
High School Grad$25,700$31,100$17,143
Some College$28,462$36,446$23,058
Bachelors Degree$45,700$49,167$45,109
Graduate Degree$47,188$47,212$47,143

$28,698

Average Earnings

$35,007

Average Male

$23,711

Average Female

Wadena County, Minnesota Language

Wadena County, Minnesota Language by Age

Wadena County, Minnesota Language

96.64% of Wadena County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Wadena County, Minnesota Poverty

Wadena County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7431,80214.14%
Multiple2009547.50%
Hispanic2336929.61%
Black1076157.01%
Native1174740.17%
Asian35925.71%

15.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.21%

Male Poverty Rate

17.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wadena County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wadena County, Minnesota is Black, with 57.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wadena County, Minnesota is White, with 14.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.87%.

Wadena County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.39%
High School15.30%
Some College12.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%

Wadena County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.36%
Female Unemployed35.85%
Female Employed10.89%
Male Employed4.45%

Wadena County, Minnesota Income

Wadena County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,689$52,352
Families$52,248$61,931
Married Families$61,723$
Non Families$24,482$34,123

Wadena County, Minnesota Marital Status

Wadena County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wadena County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Wadena County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Wadena County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans by War

1,101

Number of Veterans

1,050

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam498
Korea162
World War II94
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War35

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74368
75+346
55 to 64218
35 to 54164
18 to 345

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,08510.72%
Hispanic1813.74%
Black79.21%
Indian55.56%
2 or More46.45%

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

11.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wadena County, Minnesota Employment Status

Wadena County, Minnesota Employment by Age

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wadena County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Wadena County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wadena County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wadena 40884134461.13%
Staples 30122898-114-3.78%
Menahga13061326201.53%
Sebeka711683-28-3.94%
Verndale602574-28-4.65%
Nimrod6967-2-2.90%
Aldrich4847-1-2.08%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990