Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is a rural electric system in central Minnesota that is owned and controlled by the people to whom it supplies service. It is a non-profit, taxpaying, privately-owned and locally-managed utility operated by people working cooperatively to fulfill a common need.

Todd-Wadena, originally organized in 1940, now serves about 8,200 members with about 2,200 miles of line. Its service territory includes the majority of rural Todd and Wadena counties along with portions of Becker, Cass, Douglas, Hubbard, Ottertail and Morrison counties.

Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative

Population

Total Population

31,343

Population
Growth Rate

0.33%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

11.500

Housing & Income

Households

12,541

Total Housing Units

15,300


Owner Occupied

9,691

Renter Occupied

2,850

Vacant

2,759

Median Home Value

$137,843


Average Home Value

$164,715

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.35%


Per Capita Income

3.58%

Income Projection

Median Household

$44,449 $52,010


Average Household

$58,580 $69,899


Per Capita

$23,790 $28,361

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,286

Total Employed

13,749

Workers 16+

13,279

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

54

Employed

155

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Utilities

Businesses

5

Employed

52

Construction

Businesses

123

Employed

445

Manufacturing

Businesses

60

Employed

1,095

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

50

Employed

641

Some
High School

1,242

Graduated
High School

7,179

Associates
Degree

3,076

Bachelor's
Degree

2,204

Graduate
Degree

862

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

7,666

Non-Resident Commuters

5,402

Drive Alone

10,188

Carpooled

1,406

Public

65

Work At Home

846