Olmsted County MN Information


Olmsted County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 159,888
Population in Households 157,426
Population in Familes 125,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,462
Population Density1 245
Diversity Index2 38


Median Household Income $75,093
Average Household Income $99,526
Per Capita Income $39,483


Total Housing Units 66,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,517 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,436 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,520 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $204,909
Average Home Value $253,863


Total Households 62,953
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 41,099
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.26% 1.34%
Households 1.19% 1.29%
Families 1.05% 1.19%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


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, 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 # 8 92nd
Population Density # 8 92nd
Diversity Index # 11 89th
Median Household Income # 8 92nd
Per Capita Income # 6 94th

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