Wabasha County MN Information


Wabasha County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,541
Population in Households 21,295
Population in Familes 17,526
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 8,815
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 6,049
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,097 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,718 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,353 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $172,272
Average Home Value $223,471


Median Household Income $57,852
Average Household Income $75,207
Per Capita Income $31,005
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.2%
Households -0.01% -0.16%
Families -0.09% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


Wabasha County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wabasha 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 # 45 49th
Population Density1 # 34 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 66 25th
Median Household Income # 20 78th
Per Capita Income # 16 83rd

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