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Benton County, Minnesota; Morrison County, Minnesota; Scott County, Minnesota; Watonwan County, Minnesota; Cook County, Minnesota

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Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)

Benton County, Minnesota
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
41,459
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
41,459
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
41,379
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 41,379
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 38,451
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.1%
Female persons, percent
49.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
90.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
5.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
87.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 2,015
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 4.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 17,500
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 66.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $199,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,447
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $545
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $822
Building permits, 2021 92
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 16,351
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 84.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 5.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 87.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 91.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 22.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 8.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 72.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 69.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 50,118
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 159,640
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 52,516
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 506,840
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,602
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 22.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $65,529
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $32,884
Persons in poverty, percent
8.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 925
Total employment, 2020 15,791
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 759,627
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -1.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 2,634
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 822
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 447
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 91
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 709
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 57
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 653
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 101.3
Population per square mile, 2010 94.2
Land area in square miles, 2020 408.30
Land area in square miles, 2010 408.30
FIPS Code 27009
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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39,000
78,000
117,000
156,000
Benton County, Minnesota
41,459
Morrison County, Minnesota
33,992
Scott County, Minnesota
153,268
Watonwan County, Minnesota
11,135
Cook County, Minnesota
5,617
0
39,000
78,000
117,000
156,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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