Wadena employment information

Income per capita$16,044$27,621$28,555
Median household income$40,625$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,625$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,750$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$30,536$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$17,083$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate8.9%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level22.9%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wadena is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wadena is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wadena is 53% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wadena is 47% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Wadena median earnings by income bracket

Wadena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry32.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.4%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.4%9.0%
Public administration5.2%7.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.3%
Education, health & social services12.1%61.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monona, IA1,625$50,8335%
Maynard, IA541$47,81311%
Elkader, IA1,208$47,14312%
Stanley, IA97$45,00016%
West Union, IA2,642$44,10018%
Wadena, IA354$40,62524%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Omaha, AR354$42,50021%
Whiteash, IL354$43,43819%
Lamont, IA354$44,10718%
Slickville, PA354$40,04425%
Crab Orchard, IL354$40,00025%
Wadena, IA354$40,62524%
Source: The Wadena, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.