Traverse County MN Information


Traverse County Subdivisions

Traverse County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,509
Population in Households 3,409
Population in Familes 2,726
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,487
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 939
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,197 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 290 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 586 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $81,887
Average Home Value $121,199


Median Household Income $49,413
Average Household Income $69,101
Per Capita Income $29,594
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.21%
Households -0.34% -0.31%
Families -0.43% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.62%
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.


Traverse County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Traverse County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 87 1st
Population Density1 # 81 8th
Diversity Index2 # 56 37th
Median Household Income # 77 13th
Per Capita Income # 33 63rd

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