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Menahga, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Menahga had a population of 1,368 as of July 1, 2018. Menahga ranks in the lower quartile for 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 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Menahga: City of Menahga.

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Menahga, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,368
Population in Households 1,311
Population in Familes 964
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 370
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $38,003
Average Household Income $48,012
Per Capita Income $20,997


Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $134,615
Average Home Value $131,824


Total Households 599
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 324
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.56% 0.71%
Households 0.62% 0.72%
Families 0.9% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

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, 2018 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 # 318 65th
Population Density # 585 35th
Diversity Index # 687 24th
Median Household Income # 860 5th
Per Capita Income # 865 5th

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