The municipality had a population of 68,201 at the 2010 Census. It is divided into two main neighborhoods, Alnowaima and Alkhamaseen.
It is a small town and the economy is agriculture based. There is a huge pumping of money into Wadi to develop Educational infrastructure and road network in wadi. The highway that goes through Wadi connects Riyadh and Makkah. Wadi is slightly expensive than Abha. You will not be able to find much for recreation in Wadi as there are only two parks and one hot spring. Wadi airport has regular flights to and from Riyadh and Jeddah. Literacy rate is low in wadi. Recently there has been opening of three stores in Wadi namely otthain, City Max and Red tag. Transport facilities are poor in Wadi. You need your own car to go around in Wadi. Women cannot move alone in Wadi. They have to be accompanied by a Mahram to move around in Wadi.== References ==