Wadena is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 4,124, it is the 173rd largest city in Minnesota and the 5310th largest city in the United States. Wadena is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,088 in 2010. Wadena reached it's highest population of 4,699 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Wadena has a population density of 764 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wadena is $53,548 with a poverty rate of 22.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $690 per month, and the median house value is $100,300. The median age in Wadena is 37 years, 36.7 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.6 males.