Waite Park, Minnesota Population 2020

7,678

Waite Park is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 7,678, it is the 122nd largest city in Minnesota and the 3723rd largest city in the United States. Waite Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually but its population has increased by 14.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,715 in 2010. Waite Park reached it's highest population of 7,718 in 2018. Spanning over 13 miles, Waite Park has a population density of 608 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waite Park is $51,250 with a poverty rate of 19.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $150,300. The median age in Waite Park is 29.8 years, 29.6 years for males, and 30.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.1 males.

Waite Park Demographics

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

  • White: 69.99%
  • Black or African American: 17.97%
  • Other race: 5.54%
  • Asian: 4.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waite Park, Minnesota is 7,678, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,718.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,715.

Waite Park, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,33569.99%
Black or African American1,37017.97%
Some Other Race4225.54%
Asian3094.05%
Two or More Races1772.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.13%

Waite Park Population Pyramid 2020

Waite Park Median Age

29.8


Total

29.6


Male

30.1


Female

Waite Park Adults

There are 5,958 adults, (1,223 of whom are seniors) in Waite Park.

Waite Park Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Waite Park Sex Ratio

Female

4,010

52.60%

Male

3,613

47.40%

Waite Park Households and Families

Waite Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waite Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.5%33.5%
All40.3%59.7%
Male32.6%67.4%
Non Family30.3%69.7%
Female24%76%

40.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4972.1740.3
Non Family1,7411.2630.3
Married1,0342.9966.5
Female4553.1224
Male2673.2832.6

2.88

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

14.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waite Park Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4249.36%
9th to 12th Grade3006.62%
High School Graduate1,31128.93%
Some College97321.47%
Associates Degree72115.91%
Bachelors Degree58112.82%
Graduate Degree2224.90%

Waite Park Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3373,179674
Black61738996
Hispanic2977928
Asian2181005
Other Race176
Multiple Races6159
Native American1010

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 white people with a rate of 20.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,709$34,703$29,534
Less Than High School$28,603$30,962$20,518
High School Grad$30,273$38,343$18,070
Some College$32,428$36,303$30,385
Bachelors Degree$37,143$28,264$47,316
Graduate Degree$64,583$$64,226

$31,709

Average Earnings

$34,703

Average Male

$29,534

Average Female

Waite Park Language

Waite Park Language by Age

Waite Park Language

75.90% of Waite Park residents speak only English, while 24.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 13.00% of the population.

Waite Park Poverty

Waite Park Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,37063646.42%
White5,0144959.87%
Hispanic66020731.36%
Other42212329.15%
Multiple1776637.29%
Asian3084614.94%

19.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

25.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waite Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waite Park is Black, with 46.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waite Park is White, with 9.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.82%
High School14.61%
Bachelors or Greater9.00%
Some College6.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.22%
Male Unemployed27.93%
Female Employed17.45%
Male Employed5.18%

Waite Park Income

Waite Park Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,685$51,250
Families$46,406$60,612
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$35,607$38,892

Waite Park Marital Status

Waite Park Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Waite Park Married by Age and Sex

Waite Park 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.

Waite Park Marital Status by Race

Waite Park Veterans

684

Number of Veterans

670

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War253
Vietnam186
Korea91
First Gulf War59
World War II52
Name Veterans % of Total
White51011.27%
Black10511.53%
2 or More5976.62%
Hispanic164.73%
Indian10100.00%

$Waite Park Veterans by Education

5.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waite Park Employment Status

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Waite Park 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

63.65%

Born in Minnesota

81.62%

Native Born

18.38%

Foreign Born

11.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.62% of Waite Park residents were born in the United States, with 63.65% having been born in Minnesota. 11.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,678-20-0.26%
20197,698-20-0.26%
20187,7181261.66%
20177,592-20-0.26%
20167,612-7-0.09%
20157,619640.85%
20147,5551552.09%
20137,400130.18%
20127,387140.19%
20117,37380.11%
20107,3657971.15%
20006,5681,5482.72%
19905,0201,5243.68%
19803,4966722.16%
19702,8240.00%