Freeborn County MN Information


Freeborn County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 30,836
Daytime Population: Workers 13,866
Daytime Population: Residents 15,328
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,194
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 30,199
Population in Familes 23,871
Population in Group Qrtrs 637
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $50,830
Average Household Income $68,003
Per Capita Income $28,816


Total Housing Units 14,231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,759 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,208 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,264 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $122,434
Average Home Value $157,250


Total Households 12,967
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 8,363
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 -0.19% -0.3%
Households -0.22% -0.33%
Families -0.31% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.8%


Freeborn County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freeborn 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 # 35 61st
Population Density # 31 66th
Diversity Index # 15 84th
Median Household Income # 68 23rd
Per Capita Income # 45 49th

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