Wanda, Minnesota

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Wanda, Minnesota
City
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Coordinates: 44°18′58″N 95°12′45″W / 44.31611°N 95.21250°W / 44.31611; -95.21250
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Redwood
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,093 ft (333 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 84
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 83
 • Density 323.1/sq mi (124.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56294
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-68008[4]
GNIS feature ID 0653760[5]
Location of Wanda, Minnesota

Wanda is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 84 at the 2010 census.[6]

Wanda is in the southwest quadrant of Minnesota.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Wanda is west of U.S. Highway 71 and north of U.S. Highway 14. County Highway 17 connects it to County Highway 4 less than a mile to the north, which in turn connects it to U.S. Highway 71 about four miles to the east.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 84 people, 39 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 323.1 inhabitants per square mile (124.7/km2). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 157.7 per square mile (60.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 39 households of which 20.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 50.5 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.8% were from 25 to 44; 39.3% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[4] there were 103 people, 45 households and 27 families residing in the city. The population density was 410.6 per square mile (159.1/km²). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 187.4 per square mile (72.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 45 households of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.04.

Age distribution was 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 23.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 114.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.6 males.

The median household income was $36,250, and the median family income was $41,250. Males had a median income of $29,444 versus $11,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,213. There were no families and 3.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.0% of those over 64.

Businesses[edit]

There are six businesses in Wanda:

  • Wanda State Bank
  • Riley's Tavern
  • Wanda Computer LLC
  • Brian's Auto Care
  • Casey's Collision Center
  • Wanda Post Office
  • Altermatt Construction
  • Frericks Construction

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 44°18′59″N 95°12′42″W / 44.31639°N 95.21167°W / 44.31639; -95.21167