Waconia, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 12,232 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +79.5%
Males: 5,988  (49.0%)
Females: 6,244  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55387.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,074 (it was $55,705 in 2000)
Waconia:

$86,074
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,012 (it was $26,996 in 2000)

Waconia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $281,276 (it was $150,400 in 2000)
Waconia:

$281,276
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $349,186; detached houses: $386,907; townhouses or other attached units: $204,571; in 2-unit structures: $13,177; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $344,098; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,718; mobile homes: $23,218

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,000.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waconia: 111.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.8%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waconia, MN (2017)
    • 10,89692.4%White alone
    • 3042.6%Hispanic
    • 2181.8%Two or more races
    • 960.8%Asian alone
    • 640.5%Black alone
    • 190.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 150.1%Other race alone
    • 70.06%American Indian alone

Races in Waconia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Waconia, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: German (46.9%), Norwegian (9.7%), American (8.5%), Irish (5.7%), Polish (3.6%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 991 feet

Land area: 2.80 square miles.

Population density: 4,366 people per square mile   (average).

Waconia, Minnesota map

303 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,425 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,494 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (16.4 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (27.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (371.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

St. Bonifacius, MN (2.2 miles ),
Mayer, MN (2.3 miles ),
Cologne, MN (2.3 miles ),
Minnetrista, MN (2.6 miles ),
Victoria, MN (2.7 miles ),
Norwood Young America, MN (2.8 miles ),
Watertown, MN (2.9 miles ),
New Germany, MN (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.85 N, Longitude: 93.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +117 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,110 (31.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Waconia, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waconia, MN in 2017
Waconia satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 157 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 1998: 197 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 1999: 186 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2000: 215 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2001: 153 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2002: 179 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2003: 173 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2004: 166 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2005: 133 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2006: 98 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2007: 125 buildings, average cost: $238,400
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2012: 87 buildings, average cost: $277,800
  • 2013: 107 buildings, average cost: $297,300
  • 2014: 84 buildings, average cost: $324,300
  • 2015: 95 buildings, average cost: $323,200
  • 2016: 102 buildings, average cost: $328,300
  • 2017: 66 buildings, average cost: $277,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Waconia, MN residents
Average permit cost in Waconia, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Waconia, MN
Historical housing units in Waconia, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +3,241 (+90.7%).
Most common industries in Waconia, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Waconia, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Waconia, Minnesota

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Waconia, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.4. This is better than average.

City:

53.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00126
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Waconia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Waconia city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waconia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 280.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from Waconia center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 292.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carver County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waconia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Waconia:

  • RIDGEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 500 SOUTH MAPLE STREET)
  • AUBURN HOME IN WACONIA (594 CHERRY DRIVE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WACONIA AND WESTVIEW ACRE (333 FIFTH STREET WEST)
  • NIGHTINGALE NURSING HOME (232 S ELM ST)
  • WACONIA HEALTH CARE CENTER (333 WEST FIFTH ST)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - WACONIA DIALYSIS (560 S MAPLE ST, STE 6)
  • GOOD SAM SOCIETY - HOME CARE (433 WEST FIFTH STREET)
  • RIDGEVIEW HOME CARE SERVICES (500 SOUTH MAPLE STREET)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Waconia:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waconia:

  • Normandale Community College (about 23 miles; Bloomington, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 26 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Capella University (about 28 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 28 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Walden University (about 28 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Augsburg College (about 29 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,954)

Public high schools in Waconia:

  • WACONIA SENIOR HIGH (Location: 1400 COMMUNITY DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • TRANSITIONS 110 (Location: 504 INDUSTRIAL BLVD, Grades: 12)
  • WACONIA AREA LEARNING CENTER SS/AS (Location: 504 INDUSTRIAL BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • WACONIA ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER (Location: 504 INDUSTRIAL BLVD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waconia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Waconia:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 362, Location: 601 E 2ND ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOSEPHS SCHOOL (Students: 240, Location: 41 E 1ST ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Waconia

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Crown College is a growing private Christian college (currently 1200 students) in traditional and non-traditional educational settings just 5 miles from Waconia. Students earn AA, BA, BS, and MA degrees in Communication, Christian Ministry, Education, Psychology, Business, Intercultural Studies, etc. Check out www.crown.edu for more information.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Waconia: Waconia (A), Waconia City Hall (B), Waconia Library (C), Waconia Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waconia include: Waconia Moravian Church (A), Faith Lutheran Church (B), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Living Water Community Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Waconia Public Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Waconia include: Cedar Point Park (1), Lakeview Terrace Park (2), Waconia City Park (3), City Square Park (4), Sugarbush Park (5), Fox Run Park (6), Wildhurst Park (7), Clearwater Mills Park (8), Bent Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Carver County Historical Society (Museums; 555 West 1st Street), R S Contracting & Landscaping Inc (Water Parks & Slides; 60 East 8th Street).

Birthplace of: Don Herbert - Television host, Aaron Elling - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: May 31, 1978), Carol Molnau - 46th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota.

Carver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Waconia in 2010:

  • 132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
95 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Waconia (2011 data):

  • Security Bank Waconia: at 539 South Elm Street, branch established on 1982/12/20; Instore Branch at 835 Market Place, branch established on 2003/04/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $170.8 mil, Deposits: $154.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancshares Co.
  • Security Bank & Trust Company: Limited Trust Service Branch at 539 South Elm Street, branch established on 1989/12/04. Info updated 2007/02/06: Bank assets: $237.2 mil, Deposits: $211.7 mil, headquarters in Glencoe, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancshares Co.
  • MidCountry Bank: Waconia Branch at 200 East Frontage Road, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $674.7 mil, Deposits: $534.7 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • First Minnesota Bank: Loan Production Office at 44 West 1st Street, branch established on 1992/11/03. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $385.8 mil, Deposits: $259.3 mil, headquarters in Minnetonka, MN, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Mcleod Bancshares, Inc.
  • KleinBank: Waconia Branch at 53 West Main Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,504.4 mil, Deposits: $1,255.9 mil, headquarters in Big Lake, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Klein Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Waconia:

Marital status in Waconia, MN
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Waconia:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waconia
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waconia, MN (based on Carver County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,8878
Evangelical Protestant13,24430
Mainline Protestant9,28916
Other1,1196
None52,503-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Carver County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Carver County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Carver County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.8%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Carver County:

27.9%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.8%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.5%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.2%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.3%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waconia:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waconia:

32.1%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Waconia:

62.3%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waconia, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 10$48,097$57,71662$35,807
Streets and Highways 10$51,460$61,7521$2,210
Other Government Administration 6$37,488$74,9765$1,775
Financial Administration 5$27,964$67,1140$0
Sewerage 3$13,824$55,2960$0
Water Supply 3$14,834$59,3360$0
Firefighters 0$0 31$5,216
Totals for Government 37$193,667$62,81199$45,008

Waconia government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,691,000 ($792.27)
    General - Other: $2,386,000 ($195.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,101,000 ($90.01)
    Sewerage: $907,000 ($74.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $649,000 ($53.06)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $2,101,000 ($171.76)
    Sewerage: $1,970,000 ($161.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,485,000 ($121.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,299,000 ($106.20)
    General - Other: $1,064,000 ($86.98)
    Central Staff Services: $1,010,000 ($82.57)
    Financial Administration: $429,000 ($35.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $388,000 ($31.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $261,000 ($21.34)
    General Public Buildings: $240,000 ($19.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,099,000 ($89.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $684,000 ($55.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $246,000 ($20.11)
    Sewerage: $118,000 ($9.65)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($8.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $94,000 ($7.68)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($1.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,885,000 ($235.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $320,000 ($26.16)

Waconia government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,768,000 ($144.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,247,000 ($101.95)
    Other: $796,000 ($65.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $143,000 ($11.69)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,336,000 ($272.73)
    Special Assessments: $1,034,000 ($84.53)
    Interest Earnings: $154,000 ($12.59)
    Donations From Private Sources: $116,000 ($9.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000 ($4.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,393,000 ($113.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,374,000 ($521.09)
    General Local Government Support: $100,000 ($8.18)
    Other: $54,000 ($4.41)
  • Tax - Property: $6,038,000 ($493.62)
    Other License: $987,000 ($80.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $221,000 ($18.07)
    Public Utility License: $72,000 ($5.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $44,000 ($3.60)
    Amusements License: $2,000 ($0.16)

Waconia government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,196,000 ($3694.90)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,032,000 ($3436.23)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,655,000 ($1198.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,063,000 ($986.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,491,000 ($939.42)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,418,000 ($933.45)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $645,000 ($52.73)

Waconia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,037,000 ($1392.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,429,000 ($1261.36)

8.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  3.85% ($126,044 average AGI)
from Scott County, MN  0.81% ($75,556)
from Dakota County, MN  0.43% ($76,527)


7.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($96,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.92%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  3.09% ($114,901 average AGI)
to Scott County, MN  0.80% ($48,617)
to Dakota County, MN  0.32% ($73,959)
Businesses in Waconia, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AmericInn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Target1
H&R Block1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2

Strongest AM radio stations in Waconia:

  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waconia:

  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waconia:

  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Waconia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Waconia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.2mTotal length
  • $645,800,000Total costs
  • 5,139Total average daily traffic
  • 10,949Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Waconia, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • RIDGEVIEW, 500 South Maple Street (Lat: 44.843056 Lon: -93.792417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WQHM987,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2007, Expiration Date: 09/13/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2017, Certifier: Jeff Frederick, Registrant: Ridgeview Medical Center, 500 South Maple Street, Waconia, MN 55387, Phone: (952) 442-2191, Fax: (952) 442-6540, Email:
  • MSPAKJ, 441 West 3rd (Lat: 44.846611 Lon: -93.793306), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJR384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17840.0 MHz, 17840.0 MHz, 17840.0 MHz, 17840.0 MHz, 17840.0 MHz, 17850.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2008, Expiration Date: 12/02/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Kurt Maass, Registrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:
  • A1P0415A, 416 Main Street East (Lat: 44.850556 Lon: -93.779250), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQPR930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 07/31/2022, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • MS03XC352, East Lake & North Birch (Lat: 44.850583 Lon: -93.779222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.5 m, Call Sign: WQPZ313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MS74XC761, 310 10th St. E. (Lat: 44.840361 Lon: -93.782139), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPZ318,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 36 South Elm Street (Lat: 44.849667 Lon: -93.786611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.4 m, Call Sign: KFL881, Licensee ID: L00121016,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.660 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/1998, Expiration Date: 12/31/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/11/2004, Registrant: Contact Communications, Inc., 8312 Paseo Vista Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89128, Phone: (702) 233-0153

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waconia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waconia)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$138,19618$128,15515$115,7943$24,0931$54,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$113,6301$106,0600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$93,6903$96,8131$28,4100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$126,2503$93,2830$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$171,1800$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$148,0202$157,915
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$97,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2012, and the least - 11 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Waconia, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.6%), and Outside Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waconia, MN
    • 18547.6%Structure Fires
    • 12632.4%Outside Fires
    • 6015.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 184.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waconia, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waconia, Minnesota:

  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 550 Cherry Dr, Waconia, Minnesota 55387 , Phone: (952) 442-8787, Fax: (952) 442-9846
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 301 E Frontage Rd, Waconia, Minnesota 55387 , Phone: (952) 442-5147, Fax: (952) 442-2654
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waconia, Minnesota
Most common first names in Waconia, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3776.7 years
William3082.9 years
Anna2887.5 years
Mary2784.7 years
Joseph2378.0 years
Albert2384.3 years
George2181.0 years
Henry2183.4 years
Edward1979.5 years
Walter1879.2 years
Most common last names in Waconia, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hilk1883.6 years
Johnson1783.8 years
Wagener1684.1 years
Schmidt1581.2 years
Hartmann1478.8 years
Anderson1388.6 years
Lindner1379.0 years
Lobitz1286.3 years
Grimm1085.3 years
Steinhagen977.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waconia, MN
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waconia, MN
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 36.8%Electricity
  • 1.8%No fuel used


Waconia compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Waconia on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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