Waterville, Minnesota Population 2022

1,925
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Waterville is a city located in Le Sueur County Minnesota. Waterville has a 2020 population of 1,925. Waterville is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 2.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,872 in 2010.

The average household income in Waterville is $63,598 with a poverty rate of 7.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $135,300. The median age in Waterville is 45.6 years, 43.8 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Waterville Demographics

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

  • White: 94.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Asian: 1.58%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waterville, Minnesota is 1,925 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,925.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,872.

Waterville, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,74294.62%
Black or African American211.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.38%
Asian291.58%
Some Other Race40.22%
Two or More Races382.06%
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Waterville Population by Race

Waterville Population Pyramid 2022

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Waterville Median Age

43


Total

43.5


Male

41.5


Female

Waterville Adults

There are 1,470 adults, (343 of whom are seniors) in Waterville.

Waterville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterville Sex Ratio

Female

925

50.24%

Male

916

49.76%

Waterville Population by Age

Waterville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All70%30%
Male66.7%33.3%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female37.9%62.1%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waterville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8462.1270
Married3642.8585.7
Male183.5666.7
Female872.9937.9
Non Family3771.1562.3

2.8

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Waterville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.57%
9th to 12th Grade826.15%
High School Graduate50537.86%
Some College25719.27%
Associates Degree19814.84%
Bachelors Degree16512.37%
Graduate Degree1067.95%
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Waterville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian292929
Black141411
Hispanic332
White1,2811,185229
Other Race11
Native American7

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Waterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,846$47,550$31,276
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$31,771$41,618$28,790
Some College$38,333$42,321$37,212
Bachelors Degree$43,750$$41,250
Graduate Degree$85,694$90,833$68,393

$35,846

Average Earnings

$47,550

Average Male

$31,276

Average Female

Waterville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterville Language by Age

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Waterville Language

98.68% of Waterville residents speak only English, while 1.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Waterville Language

Waterville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native77100.00%
Black21733.33%
White1,7021307.64%
OtherNaN%

7.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterville is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.40%.

Waterville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.21%
High School4.48%
Some College5.05%
Bachelors or Greater6.44%

Waterville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.06%
Female Unemployed56.25%

Waterville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,900$70,375
Families$84,141$85,565
Married Families$87,344-
Non Families$42,019$49,809
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Income by Household Type

Waterville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterville Married by Age and Sex

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Waterville Marriage

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

Waterville Marital Status by Race

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Waterville Marital Status

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145

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War24
Vietnam61
Korea11
World War II14

Waterville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5425
55 to 6417
65 to 7465
75+38

Waterville Veterans by Age

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Waterville Veterans by Race

Waterville Veterans by Education

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1.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterville Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Waterville Employment by Age

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Waterville Employment by Race

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Waterville 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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82.84%

Born in Waterville

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

0.05%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.21% of Waterville residents were born in the United States, with 82.84% having been born in Minnesota. 0.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waterville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,8720.00%
20111,87420.11%
20121,862-12-0.64%
20131,858-4-0.21%
20141,86680.43%
20151,854-12-0.64%
20161,850-4-0.22%
20171,872221.19%
20181,88190.48%
20191,892110.58%
20201,903110.58%
20211,914110.58%
20221,925110.57%

Waterville Population by Year