Waseca is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 9,241 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waseca is the 99th largest community in Minnesota.
Waseca is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Waseca is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waseca who work in office and administrative support (10.70%), sales jobs (8.90%), and management occupations (8.14%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.01 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Waseca who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.59% of the adults in Waseca have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Waseca in 2010 was $23,184, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,736 for a family of four. However, Waseca contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Waseca is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Waseca home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waseca residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Waseca include Norwegian, Irish, Polish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Waseca is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.