Waconia, Minnesota Population 2021

12,382
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Waconia is a city located in Carver County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 12,382, it is the 88th largest city in Minnesota and the 2658th largest city in the United States . Waconia is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 15.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,697 in 2010. Waconia reached it's highest population of 12,382 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Waconia has a population density of 2,681 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waconia is $115,546 with a poverty rate of 2.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $962 per month, and the median house value is $303,700. 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 Waconia was:

  • White: 97.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waconia, Minnesota is 12,382 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,364.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,697.

Waconia, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,79997.26%
Two or More Races1321.09%
Black or African American800.66%
Asian740.61%
Some Other Race460.38%
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Waconia Population by Race

Waconia Population Pyramid $2021

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Waconia Median Age

37.5


Total

36.4


Male

38.9


Female

Waconia Adults

There are 8,457 adults, (1,605 of whom are seniors) in Waconia.

Waconia Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Waconia Sex Ratio

Female

6,050

49.87%

Male

6,081

50.13%

Waconia Population by Age

Waconia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waconia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.9%5.1%
All79.3%20.7%
Male58.3%41.7%
Female52.9%47.1%
Non Family51%49%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waconia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3232.7879.3
Married2,7523.494.9
Non Family1,1591.251
Female2973.1852.9
Male1152.958.3

3.3

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Waconia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1041.35%
9th to 12th Grade1301.69%
High School Graduate1,39218.08%
Some College1,31617.09%
Associates Degree81010.52%
Bachelors Degree2,75435.76%
Graduate Degree1,19515.52%
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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
White7,3947,1853,861
Hispanic17216045
Other Race464627
2+ Races454526
Asian443110
Black3939

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 58.70%.

Waconia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,575$76,378$48,830
Less Than 9th Grade$55,735$56,544$
High School Graduate$44,485$57,692$25,729
Some College$48,011$56,890$36,858
Bachelors Degree$75,560$96,250$56,037
Graduate Degree$78,825$86,875$74,883

$59,575

Average Earnings

$76,378

Average Male

$48,830

Average Female

Waconia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waconia Language by Age

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Waconia Language

95.54% of Waconia residents speak only English, while 4.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Waconia Language

Waconia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3702612.30%
Black801822.50%
Hispanic348123.45%
Multiple13210.76%

2.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.06%

Male Poverty Rate

3.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waconia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waconia is Black, with 22.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waconia is Multiple, with 0.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.42%.

Waconia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.37%
High School6.70%
Some College1.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.14%

Waconia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed77.14%
Female Employed2.61%
Male Employed0.55%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waconia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waconia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,602$115,546
Families$111,212$132,102
Married Families$123,191-
Non Families$41,595$65,707
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Income by Household Type

Waconia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Waconia Marital Status by Race

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Waconia Marital Status

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591

Number of Veterans

584

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam142
First Gulf War137
Second Gulf War51
World War II23
Korea15

Waconia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54179
75+172
65 to 74118
55 to 64102
18 to 3420

Waconia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5716.92%
Hispanic3115.05%
Other Race2043.48%

Waconia Veterans by Race

Waconia Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waconia Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

73.5%

Employment Rate

1.5%

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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71.30%

Born in Waconia

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Waconia residents were born in the United States, with 71.30% having been born in Minnesota. 0.49% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,38260.05%
202012,37660.05%
201912,37060.05%
201812,3641341.10%
201712,2302632.20%
201611,9672231.90%
201511,7441741.50%
201411,5702842.52%
201311,2862542.30%
201211,032640.58%
201110,9681441.33%
201010,8244,0104.74%
20006,8143,3166.90%
19903,4988602.86%
19802,6380.00%

Waconia Population by Year