Who lives in Waseca?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 540 6.0%
5-9 years 640 7.1%
10-14 years 539 6.0%
15-17 years 317 3.5%
18-24 years 664 7.3%
25-34 years 1,510 16.7%
35-44 years 1,165 12.9%
45-54 years 1,101 12.2%
55-64 years 1,091 12.0%
65-74 years 747 8.2%
75-84 years 456 5.0%
85 years and older 286 3.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 4,056 44.8%
Female 5,000 55.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 8,067 89.1%
Of Color 989 10.9%
Black or African American 356 3.9%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 166 1.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other 150 1.7%
Two or more races 273 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 771 8.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 8,516 100.0%
English only 7,793 91.5%
Language other than English 723 8.5%
Speaks English less than "very well" 249 2.9%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 8,146 100.0%
Population with a disability 1,282 15.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents 509 5.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 8,996 100.0%
Same residence 7,571 84.2%
Different residence in the U.S. 1,398 15.5%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Waseca's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 3,651 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,397 38.3%
$35,000-$49,999 651 17.8%
$50,000-$74,999 691 18.9%
$75,000-$99,999 403 11.0%
$100,000 or more 509 13.9%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $44,054 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 8,081 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,397 38.3%
With income below poverty 973 12.0%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 1,170 14.5%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 849 10.5%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 5,089 63.0%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 917 11.3%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,731 21.4%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 964 11.9%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 995 12.3%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 978 12.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 8,146 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 356 4.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 3,803 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 152 4.0%
Occupied housing units 3,651 96.0%
Average household size 2.2
Owner-occupied 2,572 67.6%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 1,079 28.4%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 356 9.4%
1970-1999 1,529 40.2%
1940-1969 1,024 26.9%
1939 or earlier 894 23.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 3,651 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 2,174 59.5%
With children under 18 years 1,174 32.2%
Married-couple family households 1,552 42.5%
With children under 18 years 693 19.0%
Single-person family households 622 17.0%
With children under 18 years 481 13.2%
Nonfamily households 1,477 40.5%
Householder living alone 1,354 37.1%
65 years and over 513 14.1%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 1,174 32.2%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,046 28.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 1,743 47.7%
Moved in 2000-2009 804 22.0%
Moved in 1990-1999 555 15.2%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 549 15.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 3,529 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 1,210 34.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 2,520 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 575 22.8%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,009 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 635 62.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,009
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $654
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 225 6.2%
1 vehicle available 1,364 37.4%
2 vehicles available 1,419 38.9%
3 or more vehicles available 643 17.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 3,954 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 3,637 92.0%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 303 7.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 3,795 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,351 35.6%
10-19 minutes 953 25.1%
20-29 minutes 527 13.9%
30 minutes or longer 964 25.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 6,356 100.0%
Less than high school 586 9.2%
High school diploma or GED 2,396 37.7%
Some college or associate’s degree 2,335 36.7%
Bachelor’s Degree 672 10.6%
Graduate or professional Degree 367 5.8%
High school graduate or higher 5,770 90.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,039 16.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 4,710 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 3,714 78.9%
Civilian labor force 3,875 100.0%
Unemployed 161 4.2%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 4,494 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 1,194 26.6%
Age 30 to 54 2,236 49.8%
Age 55 or older 1,064 23.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 1,256 27.9%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 1,476 32.8%
$40,000 or more per year 1,763 39.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 375 8.3%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 172 3.8%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 55 1.2%
Construction 195 4.3%
Educational services 406 9.0%
Finance and insurance 185 4.1%
Health care and social assistance 776 17.3%
Information 81 1.8%
Management of companies and enterprises 37 0.8%
Manufacturing 866 19.3%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 99 2.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 81 1.8%
Public administration 240 5.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing 31 0.7%
Retail trade 567 12.6%
Transportation and warehousing 121 2.7%
Utilities suppressed
Wholesale trade 132 2.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 4,281 95.3%
Black or African American alone 113 2.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 28 0.6%
Asian alone 35 0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 34 0.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 265 5.9%
High school or equivalent, no college 1,006 22.4%
Some college or associate degree 1,206 26.8%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 823 18.3%