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Wanda Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
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Population: 
 Wanda (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 124 118 103 103 84 -19 -18.45
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.30 0.33 0.25 0.25 0.25 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 413.3 357.6 412.0 410.7 336.0 -74.70 -18.19
Housing Units 47 49 47 47 41 -6 -12.77
Households -- 44 44 45 39 -6 -13.33
Persons Per Household -- 2.68 2.34 2.29 2.15 -0.14 -6.11

Geography:

Wanda is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota.. located 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. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,093 ft (333 m) above sea level.

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Demographics:

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

There were 45 households out 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.

In the city the population was spread out with 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 income for a household in the city was $36,250, and the median income for a family 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.

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History:  

WANDA, a city in section 19 of Willow Lake Township, platted in September 1899, incorporated as a village on April 12, 1901, and separated from the township on March 20, 1906, is named from "the Ojibway Indian word wanenda, and means 'to forget' or 'forgetfulness'" (Stennett, Place Names of the Chicago and Northwestern Railways, p. 135). The post office began in 1900.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Wanda City Hall
PO Box 293
Wanda, MN
56294
 
Mayor Dan Weber n/a
Clerk Janet Brown
PO Box 293
Wanda MN 56294
n/a
Treasurer Donna Schumacher
PO Box 278
Wanda MN 56294
n/a
Council Member Karen Weber n/a
Council Member Steve Frank n/a
Council Member Ken Hagert n/a
Council Member Pam Vogel n/a

Post Office:
US Post Office
201 W Main Street
Wanda, MN
56294-5000
Phone:
(507) 342-5664
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
                       
1:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Saturday           8:00 am - 9:45 am
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:00 pm
Saturday                3:45 pm


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity n/a n/a
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater City of Wanda (507) 752-7287
Water City of Wanda (507) 752-7287
Telephone Redwood County Telephone (507) 342-8000
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Wanda Country Steak and Drink Full-Service Restaurants 25
Wanda State Bank Monetary Authorities - Central Bank 12


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