Waseca, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 9,272 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.2%
Males: 4,329  (46.7%)
Females: 4,943  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56093.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,285 (it was $39,554 in 2000)
Waseca:

$48,285
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,647 (it was $18,439 in 2000)

Waseca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $123,741 (it was $83,100 in 2000)
Waseca:

$123,741
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $138,543; Detached houses: $132,011; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,312; In 2-unit structures: $122,666; Mobile homes: $303,897

Median gross rent in 2013: $563.

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  • Races in Waseca, MN (2013)

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    • 8,44789.6%White alone
    • 5485.8%Hispanic
    • 2372.5%Two or more races
    • 820.9%Black alone
    • 770.8%Asian alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waseca: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.1%), Norwegian (14.5%), Irish (9.5%), Swedish (3.8%), United States (3.0%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1151 feet

Land area: 3.83 square miles.

Population density: 2,419 people per square mile   (low).

Waseca,MN real estate house value index trend

Waseca, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Waseca:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waseca city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

360 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.8%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,577 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,698 (1.3%)

Waseca satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burnsville, MN (48.1 miles , pop. 60,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (62.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (333.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Waterville, MN (3.2 miles ), Janesville, MN (3.2 miles ), Morristown, MN (3.3 miles ), Elysian, MN (3.5 miles ), New Richland, MN (3.6 miles ), Warsaw, MN (3.6 miles ), Waldorf, MN (3.7 miles ), Owatonna, MN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $466,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $430,800
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $349,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.08 N, Longitude: 93.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,312 (+13.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,212 (65.0%)

Area code: 507

Waseca household income distribution Waseca home values distribution

Crime rates in Waseca by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11245N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A32
per 100,000 126.920.741.452.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A31.821.4
Robberies 1120310100300
per 100,000 11.510.320.70.031.610.60.010.60.00.031.50.00.0
Assaults 19181916181113913181229
per 100,000 219.2186.0196.8168.0189.3116.2137.095.6150.0189.8125.821.296.5
Burglaries 26213345292016222033243016
per 100,000 300.0217.0341.8472.4305.0211.3168.6233.6230.7348.0251.6317.7171.5
Thefts 214206167258233225197184153131170165170
per 100,000 2,469.42,128.51,729.72,708.42,450.62,377.22,076.31,954.11,765.11,381.41,782.31,747.31,822.3
Auto thefts 111041512911171010673
per 100,000 126.9103.341.4157.5126.295.1115.9180.5115.4105.562.974.132.2
Arson 1020301001001
per 100,000 11.50.020.70.031.60.010.50.00.010.50.00.010.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 280.5166.4176.2231.0220.2187.3174.7174.8173.2169.2171.5128.5124.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waseca detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Minnesota average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Waseca: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waseca, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waseca-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Waseca city center killed 6 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waseca-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% 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 165.9 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 175.6 miles away from Waseca center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 293.0 miles away from the city 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 285.5 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 202.5 miles away from Waseca center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 295.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Waseca County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waseca topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Sheran - Lawyer, Glenn Odekirk - Aerospace engineer, Leroy Shield - Film score composer, Fred McConnell - Film producer, Jerry Terrell - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Waseca:

  • ELM RESIDENCE (620 EAST ELM)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - WASECA (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 501 NORTH STATE STREET)
  • WASECA AREA HOSPICE (204 2ND STREET NW)
  • LAKESHORE INN NURSING HOME (108 8TH STREET NORTHWEST)

airports located in Waseca:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waseca:

  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 25 miles; Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Central College (about 28 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 29 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • St Olaf College (about 31 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Riverland Community College (about 38 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 51 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Normandale Community College (about 53 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)

Public high schools in Waseca:

Public elementary/middle schools in Waseca:

Private elementary/middle school in Waseca:

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Library in Waseca:

  • WASECA-LE SUEUR REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $840,065; Location: 408 N STATE ST; 150,966 books; 15,187 e-books; 7,730 audio materials; 6,897 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 249 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Local Area Information Site: http://Waseca.com
  • Bad Link of www.ic.waseca.mn.us Should Be www.ci.waseca.mn.us

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Notable locations in Waseca: Waseca County Fairgrounds (A), Northridge Plaza (B), Waseca (C), Waseca County Courthouse (D), Waseca City Hall (E), Waseca County Historical Society Museum (F), Waseca Police Department (G), Waseca La Sueur Library (H), Waseca Fire Department (I), Waseca County Sheriffs Office (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waseca include: Grace Baptist Church (A), Evangelical United Methodist Church (B), Sacred Heart Church (C), Faith Baptist Church (D), Evangelical Free Church (E), Faith United Methodist Church (F), Grace Lutheran Church (G), First Congregational Church (H), Saint John Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Loon Lake (A), Clear Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waseca include: University Park (1), Loon Lake Park (2), Clear Lake Park (3), Maplewood Park (4), Emerson Park (5), Oak Park (6), Trowbridge Park (7), Northwest Park (8), Southview Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Farmamerica (Museums; 7367 360th Avenue), Kiesler's Camp Ground & RV Resort (Recreational Trips & Guides; Highway 14 East).

Hotels: American Motel (1313 Highway 13 North), Lodging at Lake Aire (1208 Elm Avenue East), Americinn - Waseca- Mn (1313 Hwy 13 North).

Court: Court House Park (32227 120th Street).

Waseca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 93.6% for Black residents, 59.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Waseca in 2010:

  • 1,067 people in federal prisons
  • 83 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Waseca in 2000:

  • 153 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Waseca, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Waseca (2011 data):

  • United Prairie Bank: Waseca Branch at 1509 North State Street, branch established on 2004/03/05. Info updated 2009/05/06: Bank assets: $565.8 mil, Deposits: $487.7 mil, headquarters in Mountain Lake, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Corporation
  • Roundbank: at 200 Northeast 2nd Street, branch established on 1881/11/15. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $290.2 mil, Deposits: $235.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Waseca Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Waseca Branch at 220 Elm Avenue East, branch established on 1992/04/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The First National Bank of Waseca: The First National Bank Of Waseca at 101 North State Street, branch established on 1902/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $115.2 mil, Deposits: $99.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Frankson Investment Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Minnesota average:

10.7

Waseca travel time to work - commute Waseca mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waseca city (based on Waseca County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,60015
Catholic4,5744
Evangelical Protestant4,19719
Other991
None4,666-
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: 3
Waseca County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Waseca County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Waseca County:

27.3%
Minnesota:

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

10.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waseca:

45.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waseca:

10.5%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waseca:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Waseca:

77.7%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waseca, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$20,212$60,6360$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,263$73,0527$4,250
Police Protection - Officers 14$73,135$62,6872$2,604
Police - Other 1$3,832$45,9846$4,187
Firefighters 3$12,248$48,99210$1,734
Streets and Highways 14$60,398$51,7700$0
Sewerage 4$17,989$53,9670$0
Parks and Recreation 5$21,463$51,5110$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$10,401$62,4060$0
Water Supply 1$5,303$63,6360$0
Electric Power 8$42,354$63,5310$0
Totals for Government 59$285,598$58,08825$12,775

Waseca government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,489,000 ($268.44)
    General - Other: $90,000 ($9.71)
    Air Transportation: $75,000 ($8.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($6.26)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($2.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($2.26)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($2.26)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($0.65)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,058,000 ($545.51)
    Police Protection: $1,370,000 ($147.76)
    Sewerage: $1,345,000 ($145.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,227,000 ($132.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $966,000 ($104.18)
    Water Utilities: $876,000 ($94.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $717,000 ($77.33)
    Central Staff Services: $628,000 ($67.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $414,000 ($44.65)
    Financial Administration: $253,000 ($27.29)
    General Public Buildings: $99,000 ($10.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000 ($10.68)
    General - Other: $73,000 ($7.87)
    Air Transportation: $71,000 ($7.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($3.34)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $336,000 ($36.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,651,000 ($285.91)
    Electric Utilities: $537,000 ($57.92)
    Water Utilities: $525,000 ($56.62)
    Police Protection: $100,000 ($10.79)
    Air Transportation: $75,000 ($8.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($1.51)
    General Public Building: $13,000 ($1.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,670,000 ($287.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($6.79)

Waseca government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,040,000 ($220.02)
    Air Transportation: $50,000 ($5.39)
    All Other: $22,000 ($2.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $73,000 ($7.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($1.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $717,000 ($77.33)
    Special Assessments: $354,000 ($38.18)
    Interest Earnings: $228,000 ($24.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($3.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,189,000 ($559.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,366,000 ($147.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,196,000 ($344.69)
    All Other: $872,000 ($94.05)
  • Tax - Property: $1,855,000 ($200.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $401,000 ($43.25)
    Other License: $307,000 ($33.11)
    NEC: $201,000 ($21.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000 ($2.70)

Waseca government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,950,000 ($1612.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,415,000 ($1123.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,106,000 ($550.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $571,000 ($61.58)

Waseca government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,288,000 ($354.62)

5.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Blue Earth County, MN  1.41% ($33,714 average AGI)
from Steele County, MN  0.68% ($23,804)
from Nicollet County, MN  0.32% ($32,083)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.82% ($36,721 average AGI)
to Steele County, MN  0.71% ($44,585)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.35% ($38,038)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waseca:

  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 3 kW; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waseca:

  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGY (107.5 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO II LLC)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K280EC (103.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K289AE (105.7 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRFO-FM (104.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K228DR (93.5 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: OWATONNA AREA CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waseca:

  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
Waseca fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Waseca fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 17,900Total average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waseca)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waseca, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waseca)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waseca)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waseca that have no violations reported:

  • JOICE WATER SUPPLY (Address: 807 CLEAR LAKE DR , Serves IA, Population served: 222, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 45
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Waseca

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waseca, MN
Most common first names in Waseca, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7280.2 years
Mary6380.4 years
George4880.1 years
Robert4871.7 years
William4779.9 years
Joseph4477.9 years
Donald3871.7 years
Esther3883.4 years
Ruth3780.8 years
Anna3587.0 years
Most common last names in Waseca, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6879.8 years
Miller4577.6 years
Larson3478.3 years
Nelson2778.9 years
Anderson2478.5 years
Peterson2377.4 years
Krause2077.3 years
Wobschall1980.1 years
Born1878.1 years
Matz1783.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Waseca, MN
NameCountNameCount
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Nike1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Waseca 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 below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Waseca on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #97 (56093) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 28 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry G. Fischer (31)
  • Christopher Lloyd Osterloh (7)
  • Philip M. Wala (6)
  • Christopher L. Osterloh (5)
  • Michael J. Hermel (5)
  • Robert Kent Payne (2)
  • Paul Sontheimer (2)
  • Donald R. Bauman (2)
  • James A. Raetz (2)
  • Jay T. Hulscher (2)

Total of 90 patent applications in 2008-2016.