Goodhue County MN Information


Goodhue County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,908
Daytime Population: Workers 25,128
Daytime Population: Residents 22,512
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,640
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 46,028
Population in Familes 37,472
Population in Group Qrtrs 880
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $61,019
Average Household Income $78,431
Per Capita Income $32,042


Total Housing Units 20,733 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,529 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,519 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,685 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $199,070
Average Home Value $244,791


Total Households 19,048
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,820
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% 0.23%
Households 0.23% 0.24%
Families 0.14% 0.18%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   3.52%


Goodhue County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goodhue 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 # 20 78th
Population Density # 24 74th
Diversity Index # 46 47th
Median Household Income # 15 84th
Per Capita Income # 11 89th

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