Yellow Medicine County MN Information


Yellow Medicine County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,115
Population in Households 9,825
Population in Familes 7,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 4,162
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,732
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,238 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 924 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 598 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $108,961
Average Home Value $151,042


Median Household Income $56,663
Average Household Income $69,984
Per Capita Income $29,110
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.83%
Households -0.42% -0.84%
Families -0.51% -0.9%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
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.


Yellow Medicine County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yellow Medicine 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 # 68 23rd
Population Density1 # 67 24th
Diversity Index2 # 42 53rd
Median Household Income # 23 75th
Per Capita Income # 41 54th

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