C+ Wadena Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B Wadena Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% lower than Minnesota
928% less expensive than the US average
1044% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Wadena cost of living
B+ Wadena Crime Total crime is 11% lower than Minnesota
Total crime
1,96324% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5124% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-13%Year over year crime is down
Wadena crime
D- Wadena Employment Household income is 39% lower than Minnesota
Median household income
$38,63130% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,52331% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%3% higher than the US average
Wadena employment
B+ Wadena Housing Home value is 54% lower than Minnesota
Median home value
$88,20052% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$58239% lower than the US average
Home ownership
60%6% lower than the US average
Wadena real estate or Wadena rentals
B- Wadena Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than Minnesota
High school grad. rates
81%2% lower than the US average
School test scores
58%18% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:18% lower than the US average
Wadena K-12 schools

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