Waconia, Minnesota Population 2022

12,388
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Waconia is a city located in Carver County Minnesota. Waconia has a 2020 population of 12,388. Waconia is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 14.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,824 in 2010.

The average household income in Waconia is $115,546 with a poverty rate of 2.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,059 per month, and the median house value is $321,500. The median age in Waconia is 37.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Waconia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waconiawas:

  • White: 96.89%
  • Two or more races: 1.51%
  • Black or African American: 1.11%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waconia, Minnesota is 12,388 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,388.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,824.

Waconia, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,89996.89%
Black or African American1361.11%
Asian130.11%
Some Other Race480.39%
Two or More Races1851.51%
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Waconia Population by Race

Waconia Population Pyramid 2022

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Waconia Median Age

36.9


Total

36.5


Male

37.7


Female

Waconia Adults

There are 8,628 adults, (1,614 of whom are seniors) in Waconia.

Waconia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Waconia Sex Ratio

Female

6,248

50.88%

Male

6,033

49.12%

Waconia Population by Age

Waconia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waconia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All79.1%20.9%
Female67.1%32.9%
Male60.3%39.7%
Non Family54.4%45.6%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waconia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5072.779.1
Married2,7973.492.3
Male1162.860.3
Female3742.5167.1
Non Family1,2201.1354.4

3.18

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Waconia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade951.20%
9th to 12th Grade1131.43%
High School Graduate1,24815.82%
Some College1,43718.22%
Associates Degree1,04713.28%
Bachelors Degree2,78635.32%
Graduate Degree1,16114.72%
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Waconia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waconia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race484835
2+ Races878756
White7,5577,3743,830
Hispanic20619486
Black4949
Asian13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 72.92%.

Waconia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,176$74,716$50,167
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,071$55,221$26,042
Some College$44,632$65,602$39,598
Bachelors Degree$80,137$97,688$59,375
Graduate Degree$78,295$86,797$74,669

$63,176

Average Earnings

$74,716

Average Male

$50,167

Average Female

Waconia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waconia Language by Age

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Waconia Language

95.14% of Waconia residents speak only English, while 4.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Waconia Language

Waconia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1362115.44%
White11,2922802.48%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic432276.25%
Multiple18510.54%

2.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.65%

Male Poverty Rate

3.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waconia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waconia is Black, with 15.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waconia is Multiple, with 0.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.74%.

Waconia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.40%
High School9.66%
Some College1.38%
Bachelors or Greater1.50%

Waconia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.46%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.71%
Female Unemployed63.04%

Waconia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waconia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,583$113,322
Families$117,313$130,556
Married Families$131,348-
Non Families$39,130$64,097
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Income by Household Type

Waconia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Waconia Married by Age and Sex

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Waconia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Waconia Marital Status by Race

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Waconia Marital Status

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604

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War112
First Gulf War109
Vietnam139
Korea17
World War II18

Waconia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3479
35 to 54149
55 to 64112
65 to 74110
75+154

Waconia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5877.01%
Other Race1735.42%
Hispanic2911.46%

Waconia Veterans by Race

Waconia Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waconia Veterans by Education

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73.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.9%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Waconia Employment by Age

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Waconia Employment by Race

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Waconia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.21%

Born in Waconia

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Waconia residents were born in the United States, with 67.21% having been born in Minnesota. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waconia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,6380.00%
19903,4988602.86%
20006,8143,3166.90%
201010,8244,0104.74%
201110,9681441.33%
201211,032640.58%
201311,2862542.30%
201411,5702842.52%
201511,7441741.50%
201611,9672231.90%
201712,2302632.20%
201812,3641341.10%
201912,37060.05%
202012,37660.05%
202112,38260.05%
202212,38860.05%

Waconia Population by Year