Wadena County, Minnesota Population 2018

Wadena County, Minnesota's estimated population is 13,669 with a growth rate of 0.76% 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
201713,626-43-0.31%
201713,6691030.76%
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
White13,118
Two or More Races166
Black or African American154
American Indian and Alaska Native108
Asian53
Some Other Race27

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Wadena County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wadena County, Minnesota Median Age

41.7


Total

40.2


Male

43.4


Female

Wadena County, Minnesota Adults

There are 10,251 adults, (2,871 of whom are seniors) in Wadena County, Minnesota.

Wadena County, Minnesota Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wadena County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

6,869

50.41%

Male

6,757

49.59%

Wadena County, Minnesota Households and Families

Wadena County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Wadena County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.6%7.4%
All77.6%22.4%
Male72.7%27.3%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female57.6%42.4%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wadena County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7042.3177.6
Married2,6913.0592.6
Non Family2,1321.164.3
Female5072.9357.6
Male3743.0872.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade3523.81%
9th to 12th Grade6326.83%
High School Graduate3,41536.92%
Some College2,51527.19%
Associates Degree1,14312.36%
Bachelors Degree8198.85%
Graduate Degree3744.04%

Wadena County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8577,9971,173
Black12564
Hispanic11394
Native American93664
Multiple Races38233
Asian262613
Other Race145

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 50.00%.

Wadena County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,654$37,412$25,801
Less Than High School$21,250$20,923$23,125
High School Grad$27,092$35,118$19,125
Some College$30,615$39,531$26,064
Bachelors Degree$45,500$51,090$41,042
Graduate Degree$48,798$49,000$48,523

$30,654

Average Earnings

$37,412

Average Male

$25,801

Average Female

Wadena County, Minnesota Language

Wadena County, Minnesota Language by Age

Wadena County, Minnesota Language

97.02% of Wadena County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Wadena County, Minnesota Poverty

Wadena County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5201,66713.31%
Black14811376.35%
Multiple1648853.66%
Hispanic2386627.73%
Native1063936.79%
Asian53713.21%
Other27311.11%

14.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.36%

Male Poverty Rate

15.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wadena County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wadena County, Minnesota is Black, with 76.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wadena County, Minnesota is Other, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.95%.

Wadena County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.01%
High School14.01%
Some College10.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%

Wadena County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.34%
Female Unemployed28.21%
Female Employed7.72%
Male Employed6.60%

Wadena County, Minnesota Income

Wadena County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,018$57,925
Families$55,516$69,375
Married Families$66,100$
Non Families$24,477$34,289

Wadena County, Minnesota Marital Status

Wadena County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans by War

1,012

Number of Veterans

972

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam469
Korea154
World War II86
First Gulf War76
Second Gulf War34

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+351
65 to 74339
55 to 64192
35 to 54115
18 to 3415

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White99410.03%
Black107.69%
Hispanic86.11%
2 or More48.00%
Indian44.30%

Wadena County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

10.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wadena County, Minnesota Employment Status

Wadena County, Minnesota Employment by Age

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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