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

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Watonwan County, Minnesota
Benton County, Minnesota
Scott County, Minnesota
Cook County, Minnesota
Morrison County, Minnesota
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10,897 40,889 149,013 5,463 33,386
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10,897 40,889 149,013 5,463 33,386
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 11,211 38,451 129,908 5,176 33,198
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.8% 6.3% 14.7% 5.5% 0.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 11,211 38,451 129,928 5,176 33,198
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.3%
7.1%
6.6%
4.1%
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.3%
25.4%
27.1%
15.1%
23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.5%
14.3%
11.3%
29.3%
20.0%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
50.0%
50.2%
50.1%
49.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.1%
90.8%
84.5%
86.1%
97.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.2%
5.2%
5.4%
1.4%
0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
0.6%
1.1%
8.6%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
1.1%
6.4%
1.0%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.2%
2.2%
2.5%
2.9%
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
26.9%
2.8%
5.3%
2.4%
1.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
70.4%
88.6%
80.1%
84.6%
95.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 650 2,162 5,480 386 2,414
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 12.2% 3.9% 9.5% 4.9% 1.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5,050 17,495 52,722 6,249 16,331
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 76.9% 67.4% 82.8% 76.9% 77.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $96,900 $174,900 $299,700 $240,100 $170,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $975 $1,375 $1,960 $1,412 $1,272
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $433 $488 $595 $517 $452
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $669 $760 $1,170 $651 $742
Building permits, 2019 9 230 1,521 70 102
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 4,310 16,452 49,479 2,691 13,371
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.51 2.39 2.90 1.97 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 93.1% 85.8% 89.6% 85.6% 89.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 21.2% 4.9% 13.4% 6.8% 2.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 85.0% 90.7% 95.2% 90.6% 84.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 69.3% 83.1% 91.1% 81.2% 76.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 84.5% 91.7% 94.7% 97.1% 90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 15.5% 23.6% 39.9% 40.4% 17.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 8.4% 8.0% 5.1% 8.9% 7.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
4.5%
3.8%
8.2%
6.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 66.5% 71.6% 76.2% 57.8% 66.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 61.1% 67.5% 71.6% 54.0% 63.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 45,029 581,160 46,837 35,516
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 41,356 116,650 395,857 20,870 133,956
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 343,197 681,684 2,301,458 12,461 397,749
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 190,141 911,688 2,117,472 D 237,963
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 64,331 510,315 1,337,067 66,659 419,928
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,751 $13,130 $9,893 $12,856 $12,705
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 19.9 22.9 26.1 14.4 26.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $54,065 $57,715 $102,152 $57,432 $57,815
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $28,341 $29,831 $42,155 $33,194 $29,680
Persons in poverty, percent
10.1%
8.6%
4.2%
8.9%
8.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 295 924 3,440 294 894
Total employment, 2018 3,835 16,176 50,170 2,105 8,049
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 131,670 709,681 2,486,481 73,349 286,295
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.0% 1.9% 2.8% 5.1% 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 648 2,600 11,234 753 2,386
All firms, 2012 926 3,261 11,337 933 3,373
Men-owned firms, 2012 501 1,569 5,762 608 1,829
Women-owned firms, 2012 237 1,172 4,049 185 1,078
Minority-owned firms, 2012 60 78 1,095 26 31
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 796 3,089 9,924 845 3,252
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 59 301 694 27 223
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 756 2,769 10,256 803 2,922
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 25.8 94.2 364.5 3.6 29.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 434.95 408.30 356.48 1,452.28 1,125.06
FIPS Code 27165 27009 27139 27031 27097
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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