State Demographics

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

31,919

Population
Growth Rate

0.37%

Median Age

44

Diversity Index

13.100

Housing & Income

Households

12,803

Total Housing Units

15,877


Owner Occupied

10,382

Renter Occupied

2,421

Vacant

3,074

Median Home Value

$167,505


Average Home Value

$195,636

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.41%


Per Capita Income

1.86%

Income Projection

Median Household

$51,087 $53,932


Average Household

$64,492 $70,632


Per Capita

$26,067 $28,578

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,289

Total Employed

12,600

Workers 16+

13,298

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

109

Employed

3,677

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

41

Employed

1,793

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

182

Employed

1,446

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

59

Employed

936

2021 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

232

Employed

747

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

64

Employed

640

Some
High School

1,391

Graduated
High School

7,436

Associates
Degree

3,313

Bachelor's
Degree

2,550

Graduate
Degree

799

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

7,480

Non-Resident Commuters

5,656

Drive Alone

10,386

Carpooled

1,246

Public

25

Work At Home

906