Le Sueur County MN Information


Le Sueur County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,977
Population in Households 27,707
Population in Familes 23,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 270
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 11,016
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 7,779
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,030 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,986 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,728 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $195,747
Average Home Value $238,361


Median Household Income $60,595
Average Household Income $74,380
Per Capita Income $29,480
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.21%
Households 0.38% 0.35%
Families 0.29% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


Le Sueur County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Le Sueur 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 # 38 57th
Population Density1 # 22 76th
Diversity Index2 # 39 56th
Median Household Income # 14 85th
Per Capita Income # 19 79th

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