Dodge County MN Information


Dodge County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,237
Population in Households 21,088
Population in Familes 17,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 7,896
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 5,749
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,462 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,434 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 597 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $161,456
Average Home Value $201,524


Median Household Income $67,836
Average Household Income $80,984
Per Capita Income $30,251
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.85%
Households 0.91% 0.86%
Families 0.82% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Dodge County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dodge 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 # 46 48th
Population Density1 # 28 69th
Diversity Index2 # 49 45th
Median Household Income # 10 90th
Per Capita Income # 17 82nd

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