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

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Scott County, Minnesota
Watonwan County, Minnesota
Morrison County, Minnesota
Benton County, Minnesota
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 149,013 10,897 33,386 40,889
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 149,013 10,897 33,386 40,889
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 129,908 11,211 33,198 38,451
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14.7% -2.8% 0.6% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 129,928 11,211 33,198 38,451
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.6%
7.3%
5.9%
7.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
27.1%
24.3%
23.2%
25.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
11.3%
20.5%
20.0%
14.3%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
50.6%
49.6%
50.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
84.5%
95.1%
97.1%
90.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
5.4%
1.2%
0.9%
5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.1%
1.3%
0.4%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.4%
1.1%
0.4%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
1.2%
1.2%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.3%
26.9%
1.9%
2.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
80.1%
70.4%
95.6%
88.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 5,480 650 2,414 2,162
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 9.5% 12.2% 1.4% 3.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 52,722 5,050 16,331 17,495
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 82.8% 76.9% 77.2% 67.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $299,700 $96,900 $170,100 $174,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,960 $975 $1,272 $1,375
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $595 $433 $452 $488
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,170 $669 $742 $760
Building permits, 2019 1,521 9 102 230
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 49,479 4,310 13,371 16,452
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.90 2.51 2.43 2.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.6% 93.1% 89.1% 85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 13.4% 21.2% 2.7% 4.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 95.2% 85.0% 84.7% 90.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 91.1% 69.3% 76.0% 83.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 94.7% 84.5% 90.7% 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 39.9% 15.5% 17.3% 23.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.1% 8.4% 7.8% 8.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
3.8%
9.2%
6.6%
4.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 76.2% 66.5% 66.1% 71.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 71.6% 61.1% 63.7% 67.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 581,160 D 35,516 45,029
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 395,857 41,356 133,956 116,650
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,301,458 343,197 397,749 681,684
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,117,472 190,141 237,963 911,688
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,337,067 64,331 419,928 510,315
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,893 $5,751 $12,705 $13,130
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 26.1 19.9 26.5 22.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $102,152 $54,065 $57,815 $57,715
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,155 $28,341 $29,680 $29,831
Persons in poverty, percent
4.2%
10.1%
8.9%
8.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 3,426 296 888 928
Total employment, 2019 50,693 3,686 7,916 15,991
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 2,563,740 131,010 295,670 719,878
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.0% -3.9% -1.7% -1.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 11,234 648 2,386 2,600
All firms, 2012 11,337 926 3,373 3,261
Men-owned firms, 2012 5,762 501 1,829 1,569
Women-owned firms, 2012 4,049 237 1,078 1,172
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,095 60 31 78
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 9,924 796 3,252 3,089
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 694 59 223 301
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 10,256 756 2,922 2,769
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 364.5 25.8 29.5 94.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 356.48 434.95 1,125.06 408.30
FIPS Code 27139 27165 27097 27009
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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