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The City of Menahga had a population of 1,392 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Menahga is located at latitude 46.7537 and longitude -95.1029 in Wadena County. The formal boundaries for the City of Menahga (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Wadena County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,401 feet.

The City of Menahga (GNIS ID: 2395093) 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 Menahga population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Menahga: City of Menahga.

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Menahga, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,392
Daytime Population: Workers 624
Daytime Population: Residents 926
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,550
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 1,335
Population in Familes 990
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 376
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $34,700
Average Household Income $48,781
Per Capita Income $21,337


Total Housing Units 678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $119,643
Average Home Value $130,049


Total Households 610
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 333
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 0.92%
Households 0.96% 0.93%
Families 1.4% 0.89%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Menahga, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Menahga to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 314 65th
Population Density # 580 36th
Diversity Index # 662 27th
Median Household Income # 881 3rd
Per Capita Income # 859 5th

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