Wabasso, Minnesota

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Wabasso, Minnesota
City
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Coordinates: 44°24′6″N 95°15′14″W / 44.40167°N 95.25389°W / 44.40167; -95.25389
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Redwood
Area[1]
 • Total 0.86 sq mi (2.23 km2)
 • Land 0.86 sq mi (2.23 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 696
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 690
 • Density 809.3/sq mi (312.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56293
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-67396[4]
GNIS feature ID 0653699[5]

Wabasso is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 696 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.86 square miles (2.23 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Coordinates: 44°24′07″N 95°15′21″W / 44.40194°N 95.25583°W / 44.40194; -95.25583

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 696 people, 282 households, and 181 families residing in the city. The population density was 809.3 inhabitants per square mile (312.5 /km2). There were 308 housing units at an average density of 358.1 per square mile (138.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.7% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 282 households of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.8% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 43.7 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 643 people, 271 households, and 178 families residing in the city. The population density was 815.1 people per square mile (314.3/km²). There were 297 housing units at an average density of 376.5 per square mile (145.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.38% White, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.

There were 271 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,972, and the median income for a family was $44,773. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $20,139 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,013. About 5.1% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

There are two schools in Wabasso: Wabasso Public School (K-12) and St. Anne's School (Catholic K-6).

Sports[edit]

Girl's Basketball

  • 2004 - State Champs

Wrestling

  • 2004 - 2nd in state.
  • 2005 - 4th in state.
  • 2011 - 5th in state (Paired with Red Rock Central in Class AA)

Baseball

  • 2008 - State Champions

Notable people born or raised here[edit]

  • Arnold Kramer - Folk artist who lived here as a boy.
  • Derek Guetter - Professional ATV Stunt Performer
  • Jon Guetter - First man to ever do a back flip on an ATV.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011.