The City of Wadena had a population of 274 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Wadena is located at latitude 42.8398 and longitude -91.6594 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wadena (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 886 feet.
The City of Wadena (GNIS ID: 2397161) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wadena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.
|Population in Households||274|
|Population in Familes||219|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$45,554|
|Average Household Income||$56,493|
|Per Capita Income||$23,389|
|Total Housing Units||131 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||91 (69.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||26 (19.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||14 (10.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$100,000|
|Average Home Value||$223,098|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.54%|
|Per Capita Income||2.25%|
The table below compares Wadena to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 622||39th|
|Population Density||# 725||28th|
|Diversity Index||# 446||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 862||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 929||8th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.