McLeod County MN Information


McLeod County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,431
Daytime Population: Workers 18,390
Daytime Population: Residents 17,194
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,584
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 35,955
Population in Familes 29,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 476
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $61,940
Average Household Income $74,999
Per Capita Income $30,177


Total Housing Units 15,849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,013 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,578 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,258 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $173,819
Average Home Value $199,398


Total Households 14,591
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 9,797
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 -0.08% -0.2%
Households -0.05% -0.17%
Families -0.14% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   3.16%


McLeod County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McLeod 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 # 30 67th
Population Density # 20 78th
Diversity Index # 45 49th
Median Household Income # 14 85th
Per Capita Income # 23 75th

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