Also See: Wadena, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Wadena had a population of 269 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Wadena is located at latitude 42.8428 and longitude -91.6568 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wadena 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 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.
|Total Population||269 (100%)|
|Population in Households||269 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||216 (80.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$63,579|
|Average Household Income||$81,115|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$34,502|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||131 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||91 (69.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||25 (19.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||14 (10.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$125,000|
|Average Home Value||$213,187|
|Housing Affordability Index3||297|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.69%|
|Per Capita Income||2.0%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.22%|
The table below compares Wadena to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 626||38th|
|Population Density||# 729||28th|
|Median Household Income||# 389||62nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 819||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 291||71st|
|Diversity Index||# 433||58th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.