Wadena, Saskatchewan Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Wadena, a town in Canada with a land area of 2.99 km2 and has a population density of 423.80 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Wadena is around 1,269 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Wadena in 2021 census have decreased -1.48% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,2881,269 --1.48%

Population By Genders

Of the 1,269 total population in Wadena, the largest gender is female with around 660 women within the population.

605660 -8.33%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 1,288 population in Wadena, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 9.90% of them are male and 6.10% female. While the median age of the whole population is 52.40.

0 to 4 years30 5.00%25 3.80% 16.67%55 4.30%
5 to 9 years40 6.60%30 4.50% 25.00%65 5.10%
10 to 14 years35 5.80%30 4.50% 14.29%70 5.50%
15 to 19 years25 4.10%30 4.50% 16.67%50 4.00%
20 to 24 years20 3.30%25 3.80% 20.00%45 3.60%
25 to 29 years40 6.60%35 5.30% 12.50%75 5.90%
30 to 34 years40 6.60%35 5.30% 12.50%75 5.90%
35 to 39 years30 5.00%35 5.30% 14.29%60 4.70%
40 to 44 years25 4.10%35 5.30% 28.57%60 4.70%
45 to 49 years25 4.10%20 3.00% 20.00%40 3.20%
50 to 54 years25 4.10%35 5.30% 28.57%60 4.70%
55 to 59 years60 9.90%40 6.10% 33.33%100 7.90%
60 to 64 years50 8.30%50 7.60% 0.00%95 7.50%
65 to 69 years45 7.40%55 8.30% 18.18%100 7.90%
70 to 74 years30 5.00%40 6.10% 25.00%75 5.90%
75 to 79 years25 4.10%40 6.10% 37.50%65 5.10%
80 to 84 years30 5.00%50 7.60% 40.00%80 6.30%
85 years and over30 5.00%60 9.10% 50.00%90 7.10%
85 to 89 years15 2.50%30 4.50% 50.00%45 3.60%
90 to 94 years10 1.70%20 3.00% 50.00%30 2.40%
95 to 99 years10 1.70%10 1.50% 0.00%15 1.20%
100 years and over0 0.00%5 0.80% 100.00%5 0.40%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Wadena are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years17.40%12.90%15.00%
15 to 64 years55.40%50.80%53.00%
65 years and over28.10%37.10%32.40%
Average age of the population46.00%51.20%48.70%
Median age of the population48.80%55.20%52.40%

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Population of Wadena by Ethnicity and Origin

In Wadena, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Wadena embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Wadena's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Wadena.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Wadena, which totals 1,288, the majority, consisting of 505 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 1 person.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person25521.05%
2 persons22018.20%
3 persons604.95%
4 persons403.30%
5 or more persons302.50%

Income in Wadena

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Wadena, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Wadena is $38,800 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Wadena is $57,600 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Wadena provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Wadena.

Education Levels in Wadena

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Wadena.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher50901459.70%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate33524058037.65%
No certificate, diploma or degree12011023012.50%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree32041074049.30%

Employment in Wadena

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Wadena's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 1.92% which is pretty low acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate53.85%
Unemployment rate1.92%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Wadena working as an employee. Most of them (71.80%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Wadena working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Wadena. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (21%) in Wadena are working in the retail trade sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting4009%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction10103%
Wholesale trade451010%
Retail trade556021%
Transportation and warehousing15103%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance10155%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services002%
Educational services10307%
Health care and social assistance106512%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services003%
Other services (except public administration)35107%
Public administration15155%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Wadena. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Wadena travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Wadena offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Wadena area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Wadena, the most used official language is English. Around 1,200 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
Neither English nor French0


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Wadena is Christian. Around 595 people in Wadena are Christian (280 males and 280 females).