Pope County MN Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pope County MN Housing Affordability Index is 153
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

Pope County MN Wealth Index is 98
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 11,728
Population in Households 11,544
Population in Familes 9,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density 18
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,548
Average Household Income $76,858
Per Capita Income $33,278
Wealth Index3 98

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,173 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 901 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,818 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $184,279
Housing Affordability Index2 153
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,074
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,339
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.7% 0.63%
Households 0.75% 0.66%
Families 0.65% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

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Pope County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pope 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 # 63 29th
Population Density # 61 31st
Diversity Index # 83 6th
Median Household Income # 30 67th
Per Capita Income # 16 83rd

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