Wenden is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in La Paz County, Arizona, United States. The population was 728 at the 2010 census, up from 556 in 2000.
Wenden is located in eastern La Paz County at 33°49′32″N 113°32′17″W (33.825571, -113.538062). U.S. Route 60 passes through the town, leading northeast 48 miles (77 km) to Wickenburg and southwest 30 miles (48 km) to Interstate 10 between Brenda and Quartzsite.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Wenden CDP has a total area of 14.9 square miles (38.7 km2), all land.
Wenden has experienced two 100-year floods in recent history due to the flooding of the Centennial Wash. Residents were forced to evacuate to higher ground in the nearby town of Salome during these extreme rainfall events, in 2000 and 2010.
As of the census of 2000, there were 556 people, 207 households, and 150 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 37.4 people per square mile (14.5/km2). There were 309 housing units at an average density of 20.8 per square mile (8.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 84.0% White, 1.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 12.6% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 44.2% of the population.
There were 207 households, out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families.