Watonwan County MN Information


Watonwan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,036
Population in Households 10,886
Population in Familes 8,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 4,463
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,938
Average Family Size 3


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


Median Household Income $52,560
Average Household Income $68,471
Per Capita Income $27,839
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
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%
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.


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 Density1 # 48 46th
Diversity Index2 # 4 97th
Median Household Income # 51 43rd
Per Capita Income # 61 31st

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