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

32,010

Population
Growth Rate

0.49%

Median Age

44

Diversity Index

12.200

Housing & Income

Households

12,785

Total Housing Units

15,554


Owner Occupied

10,192

Renter Occupied

2,593

Vacant

2,769

Median Home Value

$139,067


Average Home Value

$172,574

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.48%


Per Capita Income

2.48%

Income Projection

Median Household

$45,663 $50,281


Average Household

$60,339 $68,210


Per Capita

$24,269 $27,430

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,293

Total Employed

13,549

Workers 16+

13,474

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

46

Employed

111

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Utilities

Businesses

5

Employed

51

Construction

Businesses

120

Employed

499

Manufacturing

Businesses

60

Employed

972

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

51

Employed

550

Some
High School

1,341

Graduated
High School

7,265

Associates
Degree

3,124

Bachelor's
Degree

2,334

Graduate
Degree

864

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

7,802

Non-Resident Commuters

5,458

Drive Alone

10,479

Carpooled

1,337

Public

42

Work At Home

855