Statewide Claims to Fame

Waite Park is 2nd in Minnesota out of 138 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Waite Park is 2nd in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Waite Park Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 6,680 123rd 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.9 82nd 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 754.1 116th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Waite Park Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 65th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.8% 125th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.4% 29th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Waite Park Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.3% 82nd 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.0% 128th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Waite Park Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 83.6% 111th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.6% 21st 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 38th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.6% 48th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 102nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 31st 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.5% 48th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 82.4% 104th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Waite Park Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 52.4% 24th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.9% 49th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Waite Park Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 3,424 107th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 55.3% 2nd 21.6% 25.9%
Households 3,292 106th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 46.3% 142nd 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $153,800 112th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.0 141st 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Waite Park Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $23,846 112th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $38,422 131st $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.3% 23rd 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Waite Park Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 788 108th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $444,353 38th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $65,164 2nd $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $38,610 41st $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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