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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Waseca is 9,370, which is 10.33% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 9.44% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Waseca population density is 1,805.44 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 61.93 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Waseca is white, which represent 91.25% of the total population. The average Waseca education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 9,370. #100

Population Growth Since 2000, #320

Waseca, MN

Population Density, #81

Waseca, MN
1,805.44 per square mile
61.93 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:8,550 (91.25%, #681)
Black:398 (4.25%, #80)
Hispanic:749 (7.99%, #129)
Asian:38 (0.41%, #348)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):101 (1.08%, #192)
One Race, Other:60 (0.64%, see rank)
Two or More Races:223 (2.38%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:600 (80.11%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:27 (3.60%, see rank)
Cuban:10 (1.34%, see rank)
Central American:60 (8.01%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

7,949 (84.83%) out of the total population of 9,370 reported first ancestry.

 Waseca, MN% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.37%0.56%
Czech1231.31%, see rank1.70%0.47%
Danish1201.28%, see rank1.38%0.42%
Dutch2272.42%, see rank1.81%1.40%
English2863.05%, see rank5.64%8.02%
French1982.11%, see rank4.51%3.34%
German4,01842.88%, see rank34.89%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish7898.42%, see rank10.75%10.80%
Italian410.44%, see rank2.33%5.52%
Norwegian1,58716.94%, see rank15.53%1.42%
Polish2062.20%, see rank4.66%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian720.77%, see rank0.79%0.92%
Scotch-Irish370.39%, see rank0.51%0.99%
Scottish1972.10%, see rank1.21%1.72%
Subsaharan African2002.13%, see rank2.11%0.95%
Swedish3974.24%, see rank8.46%1.27%
Swiss360.38%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.29%0.31%
American3023.22%, see rank3.57%7.12%
Welsh550.59%, see rank0.41%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 3,973 (42.40%, see rank)
Females: 5,397 (57.60%, see rank)

Waseca, MN
Male: 42.40%
Female: 57.60%
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Waseca, MN
35.90 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Waseca, MN
34.70 years old
36.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Waseca, MN
36.30 years old
38.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Waseca, MN% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Under 5 years6677.12%, see rank6.50%6.36%
5 to 9 years7287.77%, see rank6.66%6.51%
10 to 14 years4845.17%, see rank6.61%6.59%
15 to 19 years4624.93%, see rank6.74%6.85%
20 to 24 years5035.37%, see rank6.63%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,73818.55%, see rank13.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,21312.95%, see rank12.47%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,22713.09%, see rank14.59%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,11511.90%, see rank12.58%12.29%
65 to 74 years5275.62%, see rank7.28%7.64%
75 to 84 4765.08%, see rank4.26%4.25%
85 years and over2302.45%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Waseca, MNMinnesotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population6,526, 100%3,599,228209,056,129
Less Than High School561, 8.60%, see rank7.72%13.67%
High School Graduate2,361, 36.18%, see rank26.43%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,408, 36.90%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree897, 13.75%, see rank22.27%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree299, 4.58%, see rank10.90%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.26, see rank14.0013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Waseca, MN MinnesotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten40092.00%8.00%72.90%27.10%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)90693.82%, see rank6.18%, see rank88.70%11.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)43692.43%, see rank7.57%, see rank91.79%8.21%90.60%9.40%
College22667.26%, see rank32.74%, see rank75.47%24.53%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School28100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank57.33%42.67%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Waseca, MNMinnesotaU.S.
Total Households3,570, 100%2,115,337116,211,092
Average Household Size2.31, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households1,141, 31.96%, see rank28.24%27.57%
2 or More Person Households2,429, 68.04%, see rank71.76%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,251, 63.05%, see rank64.87%66.22%
Average Family Size2.99, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family1,710, 47.90%, see rank51.06%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,319, 36.95%, see rank35.13%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Waseca, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total7,491see rank4,319,213252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over3,053100%, see rank2,130,079123,281,364
Never Married1,00232.82%, see rank34.67%35.77%
Married1,77758.21%, see rank54.24%52.04%
Widowed792.59%, see rank2.18%2.57%
Divorced1956.39%, see rank8.91%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over4,438100%, see rank2,189,134129,692,771
Never Married1,30829.47%, see rank28.21%29.48%
Married2,08146.89%, see rank52.78%49.19%
Widowed3848.65%, see rank8.15%9.16%
Divorced66514.98%, see rank10.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Waseca, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
Native8,82894.22%, see rank92.50%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence6,46869.03%, see rank68.38%58.73%
Born in Different State2,24924.00%, see rank23.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1111.18%, see rank0.65%1.42%
Foreign Born5425.78%, see rank7.50%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1021.09%, see rank3.60%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4404.70%, see rank3.90%7.09%
Born In Europe530.57%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia360.38%, see rank2.85%3.82%
Born In Africa790.84%, see rank1.52%0.55%
Born In Oceania130.14%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America3613.85%, see rank2.02%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.23%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Waseca, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
English3,26691.48%, see rank88.66%79.39%
Spanish2055.74%, see rank3.88%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages601.68%, see rank2.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank2.60%3.36%
Other391.09%, see rank1.89%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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