Waite Park Stearns County, Minnesota

Waite Park: City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States

About

Waite Park is a city located in the county of Stearns in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,715 and a population density of 264 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,796 inhabitants.

Waite Park Quick Facts

Population : 7,796 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Stearns County
Phone Area Codes : 320
Area : 25.43 km2
Altitude : 1,070 feet / 326 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:47:33 (4th October 2022)
Postal code : 56387
Density : 307 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.87% (2010-2020)
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Location of Waite Park on Minnesota map.
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Geography

Waite Park is located at 45°33'26"N 94°13'27"W (45.5571900, -94.2241600).

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Demographics

The population of Waite Park increased by 13.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,715 - census
2011 7,387 9.1% estimation process
2012 7,399 0.16% estimation process
2013 7,412 0.18% estimation process
2014 7,565 2.02% estimation process
2015 7,635 0.92% estimation process
2016 7,630 -0.07% estimation process
2017 7,615 -0.2% estimation process
2018 7,741 1.63% estimation process
2019 7,768 0.35% estimation process
2020 7,796 0.36% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,425
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 14,502
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 15,948
April 1, 2010 Population : 14,566
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.7%
People over 65 (%) : 15.4%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 60.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 35.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 58.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 648
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.0%

Waite Park zip code is 56387. County name: Stearns, County fips: 27145

City of Waite Park, Waite Park

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $166,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,181
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $339
2015-2019 median gross rent : $816
2015-2019 Households : 5,548
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.33
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,211
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 284,126
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 384,769
2012 total retail sales per capita : $26,452
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,269
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,383
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,814
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 977
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 506
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 280
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,447
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 146
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,523
2010 population per square mile : 2,417.1
2010 land area in square miles : 6.03

People born in Waite Park (1)

Donald Biliński was born in Waite Park

Schools in Waite Park

College & universities near Waite Park, MN

Code Name City ZIP
175014 Rasmussen College-Minnesota St. Cloud (MN) 56301-3713

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waite Park, MN

Code Name Address Type
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL
SPL Staples First & Fourth Aves RAIL
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL

Post offices near Waite Park

Post Office Name City ZIP
Center Pla Post Office Saint Cloud (MN) 56301

Other cities in Stearns County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Stearns County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Saint Cloud 68,510 City in Minnesota
Sartell 16,577 City in Minnesota, United States
Saint Joseph 7,763 City in Minnesota, United States
Cold Spring 4,350 City in Minnesota, United States
Saint Augusta 3,900 City in Minnesota, United States
Collegeville 3,478 Urban township in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Rockville 2,599 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Avon 2,508 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States of America
Saint Wendel 2,354 Human settlement in United States of America
Paynesville 1,527 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Sauk Centre 1,172 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
Farming 1,083 Human settlement in United States of America
Albany 1,052 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Saint Stephen 867 City in Minnesota, United States
Melrose 825 City in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Kimball 802 Human settlement in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Waite Park distances to largest Minnesota cities