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Wendell, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Wendell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 46.0359 and longitude -96.1008. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Wendell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wendell, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wendell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wendell: City of Wendell.

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Wendell, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 170
Population in Households 170
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 162
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 91 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $142,308
Average Home Value $197,794


Median Household Income $54,686
Average Household Income $68,872
Per Capita Income $30,791
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.58%
Households 0.92% 0.5%
Families 2.18% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 727 20th
Population Density1 # 739 19th
Diversity Index2 # 787 13th
Median Household Income # 338 63rd
Per Capita Income # 181 80th

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