Le Sueur County MN Information

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Le Sueur County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Le Sueur County MN Housing Affordability Index is 129
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Le Sueur County MN Wealth Index is 104
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 28,704 (100%)
Population in Households 28,434 (99.1%)
Population in Families 23,672 (82.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 270 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 64
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,932
Average Household Income $85,991
Per Capita Income $33,434
Wealth Index4 104

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,059 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,098 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,636 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $251,692
Housing Affordability Index3 129
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,157
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 7,856
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.38% 0.43%
Households 0.39% 0.44%
Families 0.3% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

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Le Sueur County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Le Sueur County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 38 57th
Population Density # 23 75th
Diversity Index # 42 53rd
Median Household Income # 13 86th
Per Capita Income # 14 85th

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