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People

Total Population 11,494
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 5,964
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 64.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $96,474
% Above Poverty Level 97.7%
% Below Poverty Level 2.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $861
Median House Value $238,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 12.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waconia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles W of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Carver
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55387
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.85
Longitude -93.786

Waconia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHASKA
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cologne 1,631 $88,894
Mayer 1,754 $92,232

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waconia Hospitals

RIDGEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
500 S MAPLE ST
(952) 442-2191
Emergency Service: Yes

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Waconia High Schools

WACONIA SR.
1400 COMMUNITY DR.
952-442-0670
Serves 734 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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