Traverse County MN Information


Traverse County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,509
Daytime Population: Workers 1,776
Daytime Population: Residents 1,595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,371
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 3,409
Population in Familes 2,726
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $49,413
Average Household Income $69,101
Per Capita Income $29,594


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


Total Households 1,487
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 939
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
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%


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 Density # 81 8th
Diversity Index # 56 37th
Median Household Income # 77 13th
Per Capita Income # 33 63rd

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