Carver County MN Information


Carver County Subdivisions

Carver County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 100,672
Population in Households 99,707
Population in Familes 86,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 965
Population Density1 284
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 36,516
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 26,923
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 38,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,648 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,868 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,786 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $304,512
Average Home Value $364,794


Median Household Income $88,204
Average Household Income $115,131
Per Capita Income $41,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.63%
Households 1.69% 1.69%
Families 1.6% 1.63%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Carver County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carver County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 89th
Population Density1 # 7 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 34 62nd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.