Waseca County, Minnesota Population 2020

Waseca County, Minnesota's estimated population is 18,621 with a growth rate of -0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Waseca County, Minnesota is the 50th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202018,621-35-0.19%
201918,656-35-0.19%
201818,691-35-0.19%
201718,726-53-0.28%
201618,779-144-0.76%
201518,923-3-0.02%
201418,926-110-0.58%
201319,036-139-0.72%
201219,175-10-0.05%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.19%
County Website
Founded
February 27, 1857[1]
County Seat

Waseca County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,54093.25%
Black or African American3822.03%
Two or More Races3651.94%
Some Other Race2371.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1760.94%
Asian1050.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%

Waseca County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Waseca County, Minnesota Median Age

40.2


Total

40


Male

40.3


Female

Waseca County, Minnesota Adults

There are 14,383 adults, (3,187 of whom are seniors) in Waseca County, Minnesota.

Waseca County, Minnesota Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Waseca County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

9,809

52.15%

Male

9,000

47.85%

Waseca County, Minnesota Households and Families

Waseca County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waseca County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male61.8%38.2%
Female45.2%54.8%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4272.3878.7
Married3,9403.0492
Non Family2,5391.1569.1
Female7102.7245.2
Male2383.6161.8

2.92

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waseca County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3742.88%
9th to 12th Grade5204.01%
High School Graduate4,64435.80%
Some College2,92822.57%
Associates Degree1,84814.25%
Bachelors Degree1,84714.24%
Graduate Degree8106.24%

Waseca County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,83611,2402,525
Hispanic69444482
Black24220019
Other Race21812561
Native American12612613
Multiple Races674714
Asian575111
Islander44

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 other race people with a rate of 27.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,531$42,404$30,186
Less Than High School$24,773$20,938$26,989
High School Grad$30,632$39,507$23,781
Some College$37,433$48,117$27,591
Bachelors Degree$47,893$53,000$43,510
Graduate Degree$55,625$60,000$54,792

$37,531

Average Earnings

$42,404

Average Male

$30,186

Average Female

Waseca County, Minnesota Language

Waseca County, Minnesota Language by Age

Waseca County, Minnesota Language

94.70% of Waseca County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.40% of the population.

Waseca County, Minnesota Poverty

Waseca County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1611,2407.67%
Hispanic85916719.44%
Black23514862.98%
Multiple30610032.68%
Other1952211.28%
Asian1052120.00%
Native7122.82%

9.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.12%

Male Poverty Rate

10.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waseca County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waseca County, Minnesota is Black, with 62.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waseca County, Minnesota is Native, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.30%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.39%
High School10.02%
Some College8.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.88%
Male Unemployed19.83%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed4.35%

Waseca County, Minnesota Income

Waseca County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,612$69,330
Families$71,559$83,815
Married Families$80,654-
Non Families$32,131$38,806

Waseca County, Minnesota Marital Status

Waseca County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Waseca County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Waseca County, Minnesota 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 55-64.

Waseca County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Waseca County, Minnesota Veterans

1,127

Number of Veterans

1,045

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam490
First Gulf War171
Second Gulf War159
Korea133
World War II28
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74373
35 to 54241
75+240
55 to 64188
18 to 3485
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0898.08%
Indian3120.00%
Hispanic131.72%
2 or More75.51%

$Waseca County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

7.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waseca County, Minnesota Employment Status

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Waseca County, Minnesota 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

76.03%

Born in Minnesota

96.44%

Native Born

3.56%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.44% of Waseca County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 76.03% having been born in Minnesota. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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