Waseca Waseca County, Minnesota

Waseca: City in Minnesota

About

Waseca is a city located in the county of Waseca in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,410 and a population density of 705 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,835 inhabitants.

The city was created 155 years ago in 1866.

Waseca Quick Facts

Population : 8,835 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Waseca County
Postal code : 56093
Phone Area Codes : 507
Area : 13.35 km2
Altitude : 1,152 feet / 351 meters
Capital city : Waseca is capital of Waseca County
Establishment : January 01, 1867 (155 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:45:13 (7th October 2022)
Density : 662 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.51% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Waseca is located at 44°4'40"N 93°30'27"W (44.0777400, -93.5074400).

Waseca map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Waseca decreased by 6.51% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,410 - census
2011 9,412 0.02% estimation process
2012 9,407 -0.05% estimation process
2013 9,318 -0.96% estimation process
2014 9,241 -0.83% estimation process
2015 9,223 -0.2% estimation process
2016 9,022 -2.23% estimation process
2017 8,959 -0.7% estimation process
2018 8,899 -0.67% estimation process
2019 8,865 -0.38% estimation process
2020 8,835 -0.34% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,248
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,100
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,374
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,138
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.5%
People over 65 (%) : 15.4%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 83.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 12.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 3.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 77.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 365
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.4%

Waseca zip code is 56093. County name: Waseca, County fips: 27161

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $166,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,175
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $387
2015-2019 median gross rent : $809
2015-2019 Households : 2,449
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 23,469
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,698
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 218,736
2012 total retail sales per capita : $35,475
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $60,485
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,211
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 835
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 355
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 368
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 152
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 626
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 50
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 748
2010 population per square mile : 984.9
2010 land area in square miles : 6.23

People born in Waseca (11)

People born in Waseca, including politician Ray John Madden, film producer Fred McConnell, baseball player and coach Gene Glynn, .

List

  • Glenn Odekirk (American engineer) he was born in 09/05/1905
  • Jerry Terrell (American baseball player) he was born in 13/07/1946
  • Robert Sheran (American lawyer, judge and politician) he was born in 02/01/1916
  • Jerry Krause (American aviator and missionary)
  • Sarah Cahill (American beauty pageant contestant) she was born in 26/11/1978
  • George Earl Resler (American artist (1882-1954)) he was born in 01/01/1882
  • Robert H. Staehlin (librarian) he was born in 16/11/1921
  • Leroy Shield (American film score and radio composer, pianist, session musician) he was born in 02/10/1893

Schools in Waseca

College & universities near Waseca, MN

Code Name City ZIP
173142 Bethany Lutheran College Mankato (MN) 56001
173920 Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato (MN) 56001
173911 South Central College North Mankato (MN) 56003-1920
173647 Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter (MN) 56082-1498
174844 St Olaf College Northfield (MN) 55057-1098

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waseca, MN

Code Name Address Type
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL

Post offices near Waseca

Post Office Name City ZIP
Waseca Post Office Waseca (MN) 56093

Other cities in Waseca County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Waseca County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Palmer 2,590 Human settlement in Iosco Township, Minnesota, United States of America
Otisco 601 Township in Waseca County, Minnesota
Janesville 520 Township in Waseca County, Minnesota
Saint Mary 458 Township in Waseca County, Minnesota
New Richland 441 City in Waseca County, Minnesota, United States
Waldorf 224 Human settlement in Waseca County, Minnesota, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Waseca distances to largest Minnesota cities