Watonwan County MN Information


Watonwan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,036
Daytime Population: Workers 5,009
Daytime Population: Residents 4,750
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,759
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 10,886
Population in Familes 8,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $52,560
Average Household Income $68,471
Per Capita Income $27,839


Total Housing Units 5,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,375 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,088 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 584 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $103,114
Average Home Value $143,785


Total Households 4,463
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,938
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 -0.22% -0.37%
Households -0.17% -0.35%
Families -0.26% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.48%


Watonwan County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watonwan 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 # 65 26th
Population Density # 48 46th
Diversity Index # 4 97th
Median Household Income # 51 43rd
Per Capita Income # 61 31st

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