|Unincorporated urban community|
|Municipality||Oakland – Wawanesa|
|• Total||2.28 km2 (0.88 sq mi)|
|• Density||261.1/km2 (676/sq mi)|
|• Change (2011-16)||5.7%|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central (CDT) (UTC-5)|
Wawanesa is an unincorporated urban community in the Municipality of Oakland – Wawanesa within the Canadian province of Manitoba that held village status prior to January 1, 2015. It is the birthplace of The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.
As of the 2016 Canadian census, the population of Wawanesa was 594, a 5.7% increase from its population of 562 in the 2011 census. The median age was 38.9 years old, 2.1 years younger than the national average of 41.0. There were 247 private dwellings, 237 of which were occupied by usual residents.
Of the census families in Wawanesa, 52.9% consist of two persons, 11.8% consist of three persons, 20.6% consist of four persons, and the remaining 11.8% consist of five or more persons. The average size of a census family in Wawanesa is 2.9 persons. 53.3% of couple census families live without children, 10.0% live with one child, 23.3% live with two children, and 13.3% live with three or more children.
- "Census Profile: Wawanesa (Unincorporated urban centre". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
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