Waseca County MN Information


Waseca County Subdivisions

Waseca County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,939
Daytime Population: Workers 8,266
Daytime Population: Residents 8,909
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,175
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 17,852
Population in Familes 14,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,087
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $58,313
Average Household Income $73,034
Per Capita Income $28,929


Total Housing Units 7,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,625 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,714 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 656 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $157,181
Average Home Value $191,756


Total Households 7,339
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 4,963
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.02%
Households 0.11% 0.02%
Families 0.02% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.87%


Waseca County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waseca County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 51 43rd
Population Density # 30 67th
Diversity Index # 31 66th
Median Household Income # 19 79th
Per Capita Income # 42 53rd

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