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Waseca County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 19,275 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 19,526 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,790
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,898
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,645
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,593 (it was 1,414 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

27%

Land area: 423 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waseca County: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (23.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.9%), Educational, health and social services (18.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.2%), Construction (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Waseca County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 9,121  (47.3%)
Females: 10,154  (52.7%)
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Waseca County,MN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Waseca County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,203 ($42,440 in 1999)

This county:

$55,203
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $540 (lower quartile is $427, upper quartile is $661)
This county:

$540
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $157,938 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
Waseca:

$157,938
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,125 - $225,116
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,216
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $408

Institutionalized population: 1,256

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 47
  • Thefts: 49
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 94
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $219,100
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $214,500
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,756 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,664 (1.1%)

Waseca County household income distribution in 2013 Waseca County home values distribution in 2013 Waseca County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.1%
Waseca County:

7.1%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.4% for Black residents, 9.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.5 years old
(Males: 39.7 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.7 years old, Black residents: 25.7 years old, American Indian residents: 29.3 years old, Asian residents: 34.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.3 years old, Other race residents: 38.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waseca County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $557 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $666 a month.

Cities in this county include: Waseca, Janesville, New Richland, Waldorf.

Waseca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable location: Mountain Lake Golf Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Waseca County include: Amo Church (A), Christian Reformed Church (B), Germantown Church (C), Highwater Church (D), Old Westbrook Church (E), Saint Olaf Church (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Lasting Joy Church (H), Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethany Cemetery (1), Carson Cemetery (2), Red Rock Cemetery (3), Resthaven Memory Gardens (4), Congregational Cemetery (5), Delft Cemetery (6), Delton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Arnolds Lake (A), Augusta Lake (B), Barish Lake (C), Bean Lake (D), Bingham Lake (E), Wolf Lake (F), Warren Lake (G), Talcot Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Heron Lake Outlet (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Waseca County include: Hurricane State Wildlife Management Area (1), Little Swan Lake State Wildlife Management A (2), Mountain Lake State Wildlife Management Area (3), Regehr State Wildlife Management Area (4), Talcot Lake State Wildlife Management Area (5), Red Rock Falls Park (6), Mountain County Park (7), Pats Grove County Park (8), Sara Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buffalo County, South Dakota , Hamilton County, New York , Faribault County , Gem County, Idaho , Goodhue County , Rock County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 582
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 681 (45.5% naturalized citizens)

Waseca County:

3.5%
Whole state:

8.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Waseca County population
  • 412010 or later
  • 1232000 to 2009
  • 3371990 to 1999
  • 641980 to 1989
  • 741970 to 1979
  • 38Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.7%

Waseca County marital status for males Waseca County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,323
  • One, attached: 202
  • Two: 100
  • 3 or 4: 156
  • 5 to 9: 191
  • 10 to 19: 307
  • 20 to 49: 354
  • 50 or more: 73
  • Mobile homes: 261

Housing units in Waseca County with a mortgage: 3,321 (120 second mortgage, 293 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,300

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Waseca County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,60015
Catholic4,5744
Evangelical Protestant4,19719
Other991
None4,666-
Waseca County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Waseca County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Waseca County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

7.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Waseca County:

6.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Waseca County:

27.3%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Waseca County:

Average size of farms: 305 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $145,944
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $282.16
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.99%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $124,402
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.57%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,613
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 50 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.33
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 20.44%
Corn for grain: 98114 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 392 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 86412 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8,123 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Waseca County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 4286408.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/23/1952, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waseca County-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 165.8 miles away from Waseca County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 289.8 miles away from the county 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 281.1 miles away from the county 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 201.9 miles away from Waseca County center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to September 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4290: November 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 4290, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 11, 2014 to July 12, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4182: July 21, 2014, FEMA Id: 4182, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 2010 to October 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1941: October 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1941, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to February 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1158: January 16, 1997, FEMA Id: 1158, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Heavy Snow, Incident Period: November 14, 1996 to November 30, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1151: January 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1151, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 14, 1996 to June 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1116: June 01, 1996, FEMA Id: 1116, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 06, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-993: June 11, 1993, FEMA Id: 993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Ice Storm, Incident Period: October 31, 1991 to November 29, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-929: December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: 929, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: April 11, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-188: April 11, 1965, FEMA Id: 188, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Waseca County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (31%)
  • Sudan (15%)
  • Guatemala (13%)
  • Somalia (9%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Russia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Waseca County


  • German (44%)
  • Norwegian (11%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Waseca County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,962 (80.8%)
  • Carpooled: 561 (7.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 38 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 90 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 156 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 551 (7.5%)
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Waseca County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 1,118 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Waseca County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 1,067 people in federal prisons
  • 166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 87 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,374.

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.
4.58% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($24,871 average AGI)
1.17% relocated from other states ($7,037 average AGI)
Waseca County:

1.17%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

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)
from Freeborn County, MN  0.31% ($26,783)
from Dakota County, MN  0.28% ($45,667)
from Le Sueur County, MN  0.26% ($26,421)
from Rice County, MN  0.24% ($26,722)


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.
4.36% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($27,097 average AGI)
1.46% relocated to other states ($9,433 average AGI)
Waseca County:

1.46%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

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)
to Rice County, MN  0.34% ($34,680)
to Freeborn County, MN  0.30% ($22,682)
to Nicollet County, MN  0.30% ($23,273)
to Le Sueur County, MN  0.27% ($35,450)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Waseca County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Waseca County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Waseca County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Waseca County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Waseca County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waseca County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waseca County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waseca County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Waseca County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,240 (2,887 aged, 353 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 190 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Waseca County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (213)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (166)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (143)
  • Unspecified dementia (111)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (109)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (85)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (78)
  • Congestive heart failure (68)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (50)
  • Parkinson's disease (49)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,115
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 130
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,748

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,381
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 973
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,275
  • In family households: 15,118 (2,680 male householders, 2,259 female householders)
    4,135 spouses, 5,052 children (4,563 natural, 134 adopted, 358 stepchildren), 317 grandchildren, 78 brothers or sisters, 55 parents, 99 other relatives, 407 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,880 (1,272 male householders (1,040 living alone)), 1,147 female householders (984 living alone)), 455 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,237

Size of family households: 2,505 2-persons, 881 3-persons, 820 4-persons, 546 5-persons, 121 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,023 1-person, 326 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

3,149 married couples with children.
830 single-parent households (201 men, 629 women).

93.7% of residents of Waseca speak English at home.
4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $112,323,000 ($5,829 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,922,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,885,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,240,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,802,000
Federal grants: $13,118,000
Federal procurement contracts: $19,430,000 ($17,112,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,848,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $904,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,274,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,784,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,281
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 904
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +37
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -591
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Waseca County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.99 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0

Year house built in Waseca County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Waseca County population
  • 982014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 7372000 to 2009
  • 7791990 to 1999
  • 8761980 to 1989
  • 1,4761970 to 1979
  • 5791960 to 1969
  • 7031950 to 1959
  • 4781940 to 1949
  • 2,1151939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Waseca County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waseca County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Waseca County population
  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 573 rooms
  • 4444 rooms
  • 7485 rooms
  • 1,0386 rooms
  • 1,0337 rooms
  • 8758 rooms
  • 1,4269+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waseca County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Waseca County population
  • 341 room
  • 1132 rooms
  • 3793 rooms
  • 3974 rooms
  • 3085 rooms
  • 3206 rooms
  • 447 rooms
  • 1018 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Waseca County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Waseca County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Waseca County population
  • 3no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 1,0622 bedrooms
  • 2,4893 bedrooms
  • 1,6164 bedrooms
  • 3505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waseca County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Waseca County population
  • 48no bedroom
  • 5121 bedroom
  • 6442 bedrooms
  • 3693 bedrooms
  • 1484 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Waseca County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Waseca County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Waseca County population
  • 157no vehicle
  • 1,0771 vehicle
  • 2,4942 vehicles
  • 1,1413 vehicles
  • 5334 vehicles
  • 2215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Waseca County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Waseca County population
  • 234no vehicle
  • 8631 vehicle
  • 4762 vehicles
  • 1303 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

87.7% of Waseca County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Minnesota.

Waseca County:

87.7%
State average:

85.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,637
  • Other state: 3,810
  • Northeast: 173
  • Midwest: 2,296
  • South: 739
  • West: 592
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Waseca County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.1%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 177
Here:

8.8%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

3.7%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

17.9%
Minnesota:

22.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Waseca County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,072,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,226,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,866,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,603,000
    Police Protection: $1,454,000
    Health - Other: $1,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,306,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $558,000
    Solid Waste Management: $525,000
    Correctional Institutions: $511,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $299,000
    General Public Buildings: $261,000
    Libraries: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $133,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $358,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $294,000
    Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,773,000

Waseca County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $543,000
    All Other: $543,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $801,000
    Interest Earnings: $356,000
    Special Assessments: $268,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,253,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,208,000
    Public Welfare: $1,509,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,006,000
    All Other: $148,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,949,000
    Other License: $186,000

Waseca County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,300,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,936,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,880,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $516,000

Waseca County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,833,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,361,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 183
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 158
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 119
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 35
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 77
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 72
Waseca County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
Waseca County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Waseca County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11179.9 years
Mary9981.5 years
William9180.0 years
George8079.3 years
Arthur7078.3 years
Robert6771.1 years
Esther6684.7 years
Joseph6677.4 years
Ruth6281.9 years
Margaret6182.8 years
Most common last names in Waseca County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11580.1 years
Miller7577.3 years
Peterson4379.9 years
Nelson4278.7 years
Anderson4180.2 years
Larson3677.9 years
Krause3280.0 years
Olson2783.5 years
Born2777.3 years
Schroeder2777.8 years
Businesses in Waseca County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Dairy Queen2McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1