Olmsted County MN Information


Olmsted County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 156,236
Daytime Population: Workers 100,421
Daytime Population: Residents 71,840
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 172,261
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 153,736
Population in Familes 123,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,500
Population Density2 239
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $71,739
Average Household Income $95,706
Per Capita Income $38,101


Total Housing Units 65,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45,301 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,395 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,322 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $190,667
Average Home Value $240,984


Total Households 61,696
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 40,472
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 1.11% 1.14%
Households 1.08% 1.11%
Families 0.99% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.33%


Olmsted County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olmsted 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 # 8 92nd
Population Density # 8 92nd
Diversity Index # 9 91st
Median Household Income # 8 92nd
Per Capita Income # 6 94th

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