Waterville, Minnesota Population 2021

1,914
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Waterville is a city located in Le Sueur County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,914, it is the 264th largest city in Minnesota and the 7767th largest city in the United States . Waterville is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,868 in 2010. Waterville reached it's highest population of 1,914 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Waterville has a population density of 1,126 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waterville is $63,598 with a poverty rate of 7.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $133,300. 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 Waterville was:

  • White: 97.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.80%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Waterville, Minnesota is 1,914 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,881.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,868.

Waterville, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,82397.38%
Two or More Races281.50%
Black or African American150.80%
Asian60.32%
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Waterville Population by Race

Waterville Population Pyramid $2021

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Waterville Median Age

45.6


Total

43.8


Male

46.4


Female

Waterville Adults

There are 1,503 adults, (386 of whom are seniors) in Waterville.

Waterville Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterville Sex Ratio

Female

936

50.00%

Male

936

50.00%

Waterville Population by Age

Waterville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All65.9%34.1%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female48.3%51.7%
Male45.5%54.5%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waterville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8262.265.9
Non Family3981.2153.8
Married3353.0485.4
Female603.448.3
Male333.4845.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Waterville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade261.95%
9th to 12th Grade1138.49%
High School Graduate52239.22%
Some College23217.43%
Associates Degree16512.40%
Bachelors Degree17212.92%
Graduate Degree1017.59%
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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
White1,2851,167264
Hispanic36153
Asian666
Black44

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$36,976$48,207$28,902
Less Than 9th Grade$22,750$39,375$
High School Graduate$33,036$47,679$27,879
Some College$38,558$46,563$31,250
Bachelors Degree$39,271$$37,083
Graduate Degree$57,250$57,000$65,139

$36,976

Average Earnings

$48,207

Average Male

$28,902

Average Female

Waterville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterville Language by Age

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Waterville Language

95.70% of Waterville residents speak only English, while 4.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Waterville Language

Waterville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,7321196.87%
Black1515100.00%

7.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.56%

Male Poverty Rate

10.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterville is White, with 6.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.88%.

Waterville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.46%
High School10.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%
Some College0.51%

Waterville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.00%
Female Employed4.57%
Male Employed2.25%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waterville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,736$63,598
Families$69,375$82,095
Married Families$82,292-
Non Families$34,122$41,642
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Income by Household Type

Waterville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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 Over 65, 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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140

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
World War II14
First Gulf War11
Korea10
Second Gulf War2

Waterville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7458
75+37
35 to 5423
55 to 6422
18 to 34

Waterville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1409.44%
Hispanic25.56%

Waterville Veterans by Race

Waterville Veterans by Education

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1.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterville Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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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80.02%

Born in Waterville

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Waterville residents were born in the United States, with 80.02% having been born in Minnesota. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waterville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,914110.58%
20201,903110.58%
20191,892110.58%
20181,88190.48%
20171,872221.19%
20161,850-4-0.22%
20151,854-12-0.64%
20141,86680.43%
20131,858-4-0.21%
20121,862-12-0.64%
20111,87420.11%
20101,8720.00%

Waterville Population by Year