Statewide Claims to Fame

Waconia is 10th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Waconia is 14th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Waconia is 20th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - White

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Waconia Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 11,222 91st 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.3 122nd 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,464.2 31st 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Waconia Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 9.0% 14th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 32.5% 10th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.3% 88th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Waconia Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.3% 39th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 44.8% 25th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Waconia Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 95.7% 20th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.1% 99th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 121st 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 102nd 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 101st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.1% 140th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.5% 87th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 94.2% 22nd 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Waconia Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 51.6% 48th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.0% 101st 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Waconia Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 4,112 96th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.8% 91st 21.6% 25.9%
Households 3,874 97th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 82.0% 43rd 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $241,600 36th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.7 44th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Waconia Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $31,863 45th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $79,760 35th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 4.9% 110th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Waconia Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,140 87th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $161,221 80th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,729 58th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $8,277 109th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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