Big Stone County MN Information


Big Stone County Subdivisions

Big Stone County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,151
Population in Households 5,014
Population in Familes 3,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $50,440
Average Household Income $65,309
Per Capita Income $28,920


Total Housing Units 3,115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,826 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 432 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 857 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $99,595
Average Home Value $157,585


Total Households 2,258
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,417
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 -0.27% -0.41%
Households -0.19% -0.36%
Families -0.34% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Big Stone County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Stone County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 83 6th
Population Density # 72 18th
Diversity Index # 87 1st
Median Household Income # 75 15th
Per Capita Income # 59 33rd

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