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Wadena is a city in Fayette County.
The community was named for Ojibwa chief
The latitude of Wadena is 42.842N. The longitude is -91.656W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 231.
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41% of Wadena residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wadena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wadena was $13,861, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Wadena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wadena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $231. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $579.
Libraries in Wadena include Wadena Public Library ... View libraries
Fayette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wadena political report.
The average commute time for Wadena workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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