Waite Park, Minnesota Population 2022

7,849
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Waite Park is a city located in Stearns County Minnesota. Waite Park has a 2020 population of 7,849. Waite Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 6.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,381 in 2010.

The average household income in Waite Park is $53,333 with a poverty rate of 22.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $877 per month, and the median house value is $160,700. The median age in Waite Park is 31.1 years, 29.4 years for males, and 31.7 years for females.

Waite Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waite Parkwas:

  • White: 66.29%
  • Black or African American: 22.02%
  • Two or more races: 4.87%
  • Asian: 4.56%
  • Other race: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waite Park, Minnesota is 7,849 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,849.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,381.

Waite Park, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,11766.29%
Black or African American1,70022.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.19%
Asian3524.56%
Some Other Race1592.06%
Two or More Races3764.87%
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Waite Park Population by Race

Waite Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Waite Park Median Age

35.5


Total

35


Male

37.3


Female

Waite Park Adults

There are 6,033 adults, (1,502 of whom are seniors) in Waite Park.

Waite Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Waite Park Sex Ratio

Female

3,997

51.78%

Male

3,722

48.22%

Waite Park Population by Age

Waite Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waite Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.2%32.8%
All43%57%
Male34.8%65.2%
Female31.8%68.2%
Non Family27.1%72.9%

43.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waite Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5152.1943
Married1,3052.967.2
Male2303.6434.8
Female3363.2231.8
Non Family1,6441.2127.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Waite Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51010.14%
9th to 12th Grade2895.75%
High School Graduate1,65632.92%
Some College1,15723.00%
Associates Degree70213.96%
Bachelors Degree58311.59%
Graduate Degree1332.64%
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Waite Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waite Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races18018058
White3,5713,405606
Hispanic20110633
Black81745319
Native American1515
Asian24672
Other Race958

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.22%.

Waite Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,792$35,365$29,167
Less Than 9th Grade$13,489$$11,687
High School Graduate$25,707$35,762$18,586
Some College$31,564$35,317$30,923
Bachelors Degree$41,250$50,263$34,643
Graduate Degree$26,125$16,200$52,955

$30,792

Average Earnings

$35,365

Average Male

$29,167

Average Female

Waite Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waite Park Language by Age

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Waite Park Language

75.30% of Waite Park residents speak only English, while 24.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 16.12% of the population.

Waite Park Language

Waite Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,70095956.41%
Multiple37620554.52%
Hispanic41713532.37%
White4,7824278.93%
Asian351205.70%
Other55NaN%

22.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.87%

Male Poverty Rate

28.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waite Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waite Park is Black, with 56.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waite Park is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.41%.

Waite Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.21%
High School20.96%
Some College7.10%
Bachelors or Greater10.53%

Waite Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed7.87%
Female Employed17.03%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waite Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waite Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,867$52,670
Families$58,750$65,672
Married Families$69,196-
Non Families$29,692$36,233
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Income by Household Type

Waite Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Waite Park Married by Age and Sex

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Waite Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Waite Park Marital Status by Race

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Waite Park Marital Status

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658

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War304
First Gulf War49
Vietnam151
Korea103
World War II20

Waite Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34271
35 to 5459
55 to 6464
65 to 7489
75+175

Waite Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4359.90%
Black17216.38%
2+ Races5125.63%

Waite Park Veterans by Race

Waite Park Veterans by Education

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2.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waite Park Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Waite Park Employment by Age

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Waite Park Employment by Race

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Waite Park 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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63.98%

Born in Waite Park

81.05%

Native Born

18.95%

Foreign Born

12.88%

Non Citizen

6.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.05% of Waite Park residents were born in the United States, with 63.98% having been born in Minnesota. 12.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Waite Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,8240.00%
19803,4966722.16%
19905,0201,5243.68%
20006,5681,5482.72%
20107,3818131.17%
20117,38760.08%
20127,399120.16%
20137,412130.18%
20147,5651532.06%
20157,635700.93%
20167,630-5-0.07%
20177,615-15-0.20%
20187,7411261.65%
20197,768270.35%
20207,795270.35%
20217,822270.35%
20227,849270.35%

Waite Park Population by Year