Waconia, Minnesota Population 2020

12,905

Waconia is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 12,905, it is the 87th largest city in Minnesota and the 2578th largest city in the United States. Waconia is currently growing at a rate of 2.12% annually and its population has increased by 20.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,697 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Waconia has a population density of 2,794 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waconia is $110,386 with a poverty rate of 2.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $962 per month, and the median house value is $288,600. The median age in Waconia is 36.8 years, 35.5 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Waconia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waconia was:

  • White: 96.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Black or African American: 1.00%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waconia, Minnesota is 12,905, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,369.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,697.

Waconia, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,51296.09%
Two or More Races2171.81%
Black or African American1201.00%
Asian850.71%
Some Other Race440.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.03%

Waconia Population Pyramid 2020

Waconia Median Age

36.8


Total

35.5


Male

38.1


Female

Waconia Adults

There are 8,299 adults, (1,531 of whom are seniors) in Waconia.

Waconia Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waconia Sex Ratio

Female

6,046

50.46%

Male

5,935

49.54%

Waconia Households and Families

Waconia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waconia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95%5%
All79.3%20.7%
Male67.1%32.9%
Female55.4%44.6%
Non Family51.4%48.6%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2532.7979.3
Married2,6623.3895
Non Family1,1451.2351.4
Female3613.4355.4
Male852.5967.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waconia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1441.90%
9th to 12th Grade921.21%
High School Graduate1,44319.03%
Some College1,10314.55%
Associates Degree85711.30%
Bachelors Degree2,76936.52%
Graduate Degree1,17515.50%

Waconia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2467,0343,852
Hispanic12512526
Multiple Races757527
Black696918
Asian573513
Other Race282828
Native American31

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,833$73,615$44,646
Less Than High School$43,333$56,500$
High School Grad$41,343$49,722$19,402
Some College$43,523$53,750$35,786
Bachelors Degree$68,284$91,875$51,858
Graduate Degree$73,972$86,691$70,313

$56,833

Average Earnings

$73,615

Average Male

$44,646

Average Female

Waconia Language

Waconia Language by Age

Waconia Language

96.70% of Waconia residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Waconia Poverty

Waconia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0942161.95%
Hispanic280196.79%
Black1201310.83%

2.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.05%

Male Poverty Rate

3.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waconia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waconia is Black, with 10.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waconia is White, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.80%.

Name Poverty
High School5.49%
Less Than High School4.09%
Some College1.13%
Bachelors or Greater0.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed2.02%
Male Employed0.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waconia Income

Waconia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$94,797$110,386
Families$107,971$126,280
Married Families$120,918-
Non Families$43,563$61,718

Waconia Marital Status

Waconia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Waconia Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Waconia Marital Status by Race

Waconia Veterans

608

Number of Veterans

592

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War135
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War57
Korea34
World War II31
Age Group Veterans
75+198
35 to 54189
65 to 74101
55 to 64101
18 to 3419
Name Veterans % of Total
White5887.32%
Hispanic2013.51%
Other2071.43%

$Waconia Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waconia Employment Status

75.1%

Labor Force Participation

74%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Waconia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.04%

Born in Minnesota

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.60% of Waconia residents were born in the United States, with 73.04% having been born in Minnesota. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,9052682.12%
201912,6372682.17%
201812,3691331.09%
201712,2362682.24%
201611,9682211.88%
201511,7471761.52%
201411,5712832.51%
201311,2882552.31%
201211,033650.59%
201110,9681441.33%
201010,8244,0104.74%
20006,8143,3166.90%
19903,4988602.86%
19802,6380.00%