Goodhue County MN Information


Goodhue County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 47,347
Population in Households 46,446
Population in Familes 37,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 901
Population Density2 63
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $61,527
Average Household Income $80,463
Per Capita Income $32,844


Total Housing Units 20,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,635 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,576 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,681 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $209,264
Average Home Value $257,110


Total Households 19,211
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,874
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 0.3% 0.4%
Households 0.31% 0.41%
Families 0.18% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.69%


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, 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 # 20 78th
Population Density # 24 74th
Diversity Index # 52 43rd
Median Household Income # 18 80th
Per Capita Income # 13 86th

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