Waseca County, Minnesota Population 2021

Waseca County, Minnesota's estimated population is 18,508 with a growth rate of -0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Waseca County, Minnesota is the 51st largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 19,145 and has seen a growth of -3.33% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202118,508-52-0.28%
202018,560-52-0.28%
201918,612-52-0.28%
201818,664-49-0.26%
201718,713-70-0.37%
201618,783-143-0.76%
201518,92610.01%
201418,925-111-0.58%
201319,036-140-0.73%
201219,176-9-0.05%
201119,185400.21%
201019,1451,0665.90%
199018,079-369-2.00%
198018,4481,78510.71%
197016,6636223.88%
196016,0411,0847.25%
195014,957-229-1.51%
194015,1867745.37%
193014,4122791.97%
192014,1336674.95%
191013,466-1,294-8.77%
190014,7601,44710.87%
189013,3139287.49%
188012,3854,53157.69%
18707,8545,253201.96%
18602,6010.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.28%
County Website
Founded
February 27, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
19,145
Growth Since 2010
-3.33%
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Waseca County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,40992.90%
Black or African American4442.37%
Two or More Races3251.73%
Some Other Race3141.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native1310.70%
Asian1130.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%
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Waseca County, Minnesota Population by Race

Waseca County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Waseca County, Minnesota Median Age

40.5


Total

40


Male

40.9


Female

Waseca County, Minnesota Adults

There are 14,365 adults, (3,259 of whom are seniors) in Waseca County, Minnesota.

Waseca County, Minnesota Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waseca County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

9,735

51.95%

Male

9,005

48.05%

Waseca County, Minnesota Population by Age

Waseca County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waseca County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Male51.9%48.1%
Female43.6%56.4%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waseca County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4252.3877.5
Married3,8223.0293
Non Family2,5201.1767.3
Female7092.7243.6
Male3743.4351.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Waseca County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3893.01%
9th to 12th Grade5174.00%
High School Graduate4,70436.42%
Some College2,80621.73%
Associates Degree1,73413.43%
Bachelors Degree1,95615.15%
Graduate Degree8096.26%
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Waseca County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waseca County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,77811,1802,640
Hispanic68144877
Black26020614
Other Race23012241
Native American104978
Asian685420
2+ Races483211
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.41%.

Waseca County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,389$43,101$30,580
Less Than 9th Grade$25,461$21,705$28,750
High School Graduate$31,621$40,237$25,498
Some College$37,673$46,000$28,112
Bachelors Degree$50,752$55,114$45,392
Graduate Degree$59,297$63,065$57,734

$38,389

Average Earnings

$43,101

Average Male

$30,580

Average Female

Waseca County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waseca County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Waseca County, Minnesota Language

94.90% of Waseca County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Waseca County, Minnesota Language

Waseca County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,0821,2057.49%
Hispanic93426828.69%
Black31318960.38%
Other26813349.63%
Multiple3126821.79%
Asian1111917.12%
Native4712.13%

9.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.93%

Male Poverty Rate

11.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waseca County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waseca County, Minnesota is Black, with 60.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waseca County, Minnesota is Native, with 2.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.17%.

Waseca County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School11.76%
Less Than 9th Grade11.36%
Some College7.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%

Waseca County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.23%
Male Unemployed31.28%
Female Employed7.24%
Male Employed4.18%

Waseca County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waseca County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,762$73,285
Families$71,143$87,580
Married Families$81,916-
Non Families$31,812$41,946
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Income by Household Type

Waseca County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Waseca County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Waseca County, Minnesota 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 55-64.

Waseca County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Waseca County, Minnesota Marital Status

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1,112

Number of Veterans

1,008

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam480
First Gulf War184
Korea175
Second Gulf War164
World War II36

Waseca County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74355
75+286
35 to 54233
55 to 64153
18 to 3485

Waseca County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0898.09%
Hispanic192.51%
Native American1411.76%
2+ Races55.38%
Asian45.13%

Waseca County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Waseca County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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8.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waseca County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Waseca County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Waseca County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Waseca County, Minnesota 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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77.96%

Born in Waseca County, Minnesota

96.41%

Native Born

3.59%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.41% of Waseca County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 77.96% having been born in Minnesota. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waseca County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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