The table below compares Dakota County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 3||98th|
|Population Density1||# 4||97th|
|Diversity Index2||# 8||92nd|
|Median Household Income||# 4||97th|
|Per Capita Income||# 5||95th|
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|Population in Households||402,961|
|Population in Familes||335,036|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,847|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||163,301 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||119,176 (73.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||37,173 (22.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||6,952 ( 4.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$234,083|
|Average Home Value||$266,490|
|Median Household Income||$75,964|
|Average Household Income||$94,564|
|Per Capita Income||$36,502|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.46%|
|Per Capita Income||2.84%|
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