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Wayzata, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Wayzata had a population of 4,234 as of July 1, 2018. Wayzata ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wayzata is located at latitude 44.9741 and longitude -93.5066 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wayzata encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Wayzata (GNIS ID: 2397235) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wayzata: City of Wayzata.

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Wayzata, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,234
Population in Households 4,214
Population in Familes 2,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,375
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $79,937
Average Household Income $127,090
Per Capita Income $62,259


Total Housing Units 2,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,197 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 874 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 307 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $536,271
Average Home Value $674,353


Total Households 2,071
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 1,079
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.69% 1.45%
Households 1.75% 1.44%
Families 1.63% 1.41%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Wayzata, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayzata to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 166 82nd
Population Density # 167 82nd
Diversity Index # 222 76th
Median Household Income # 105 89th
Per Capita Income # 16 98th

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