Wendell, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wendell, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Wendell had a population of 171 as of July 1, 2015. Wendell ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wendell is located at latitude 46.0359 and longitude -96.1008 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wendell (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

The City of Wendell has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 Wendell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wendell: City of Wendell.

City of Wendell, MN Boundary Map

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Wendell, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 171
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 163
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $195,455
Average Home Value $249,632
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,476
Average Household Income $71,886
Per Capita Income $31,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.58%
Households 0.5% 0.76%
Families 1.42% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Wendell, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wendell to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 728 20th
Population Density1 # 738 19th
Diversity Index2 # 706 23rd
Median Household Income # 301 67th
Per Capita Income # 173 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.