Goodhue County MN Information


Goodhue County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,843
Population in Households 45,942
Population in Familes 37,407
Population in Group Qrtrs 901
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 19,084
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 12,849
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,639 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,445 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,678 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $198,107
Average Home Value $238,464


Median Household Income $58,098
Average Household Income $74,356
Per Capita Income $30,491
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.16%
Households 0.3% 0.21%
Families 0.2% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Goodhue County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goodhue 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 # 20 78th
Population Density1 # 23 75th
Diversity Index2 # 47 46th
Median Household Income # 18 80th
Per Capita Income # 14 85th

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