McLeod County MN Information


McLeod County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,639
Population in Households 36,163
Population in Familes 29,592
Population in Group Qrtrs 476
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 14,811
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 9,943
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,944 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,246 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,565 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,133 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $169,194
Average Home Value $194,669


Median Household Income $59,135
Average Household Income $71,162
Per Capita Income $28,905
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.15%
Households 0.19% -0.02%
Families 0.08% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


McLeod County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McLeod 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 # 29 68th
Population Density1 # 20 78th
Diversity Index2 # 46 48th
Median Household Income # 17 82nd
Per Capita Income # 25 72nd

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