Kandiyohi County, MN

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2022 Population
43,686
0.418% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
40
2.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.9%
0.62% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$73,285
8.09% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$214,600
13.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
22,221
1.27% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Kandiyohi County, MN had a population of 43.7k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $73,285. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kandiyohi County, MN grew from 43,504 to 43,686, a 0.418% increase and its median household income grew from $67,798 to $73,285, a 8.09% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kandiyohi County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.01%), Other (Hispanic) (4.6%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.17%).

None of the households in Kandiyohi County, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.7% of the residents in Kandiyohi County, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kandiyohi County, MN are Ridgewater College (742 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Kandiyohi County, MN was $214,600, and the homeownership rate was 73.9%.

Most people in Kandiyohi County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Kandiyohi County, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kandiyohi County, MN is home to a population of 43.7k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.96% of Kandiyohi County, MN residents were born outside of the country (3.91k people).

In 2022, there were 12.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.9k people) in Kandiyohi County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.67k White (Hispanic) and 2.62k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.7%
2022 Citizenship
95.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.7% of Kandiyohi County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kandiyohi County, MN was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kandiyohi County, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.9k ± 72
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.67k ± 489
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.62k ± 185
13.1%
Hispanic Population
5.72k people

In 2022, there were 12.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.9k people) in Kandiyohi County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.67k White (Hispanic) and 2.62k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.1% of the people in Kandiyohi County, MN are hispanic (5.72k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.96%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.91k people
8.12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.53k people

As of 2022, 8.96% of Kandiyohi County, MN residents (3.91k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kandiyohi County, MN was 8.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    924 ± 135
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    279 ± 86
  3. Korea
    250 ± 79

Kandiyohi County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kandiyohi County, MN employs 22.2k people. The largest industries in Kandiyohi County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,897 people), Manufacturing (3,147 people), and Retail Trade (2,952 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,673), Utilities ($68,516), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,694).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

22.2k
2022 Value
± 873
−1.27%
1 Year decline
± 5.61%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kandiyohi County, MN declined at a rate of −1.27%, from 22.5k employees to 22.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kandiyohi County, MN, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,447 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,056 people), and Management Occupations (2,040 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kandiyohi County, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

22.2k
2022 Value
± 873
−1.27%
1 Year decline
± 5.61%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kandiyohi County, MN declined at a rate of −1.27%, from 22.5k employees to 22.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kandiyohi County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,897 people), Manufacturing (3,147 people), and Retail Trade (2,952 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kandiyohi County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Kandiyohi County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,639
Median earning men ± $2,303
$34,079
Median earning women ± $1,770

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($83,409), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,946), and Wholesale Trade ($61,573).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($64,621), Construction ($47,292), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,821).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 434
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 287
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 286
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kandiyohi County, MN went to Donald J. Trump with 61.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.1%), followed by Other (1.19%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Kandiyohi County, MN awarded 742 degrees. The student population of Kandiyohi County, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,074 male students and 1,830 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kandiyohi County, MN are White (628 and 84.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (52 and 7.03%), Black or African American (23 and 3.11%), and Two or More Races (22 and 2.97%).

The largest universities in Kandiyohi County, MN by number of degrees awarded are Ridgewater College (742 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kandiyohi County, MN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (211 and 28.4%), Registered Nursing (72 and 9.7%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (27 and 3.64%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,904 students enrolled in Kandiyohi County, MN, 37% men and 63% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,234 records, of which 63.2% were women and 36.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 208 degrees awarded
  2. 72 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Kandiyohi County, MN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 208 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Kandiyohi County, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
742 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ridgewater College with 742 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 261 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kandiyohi County, MN, which is 0.543 times less than the 481 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 628 degrees mean that there were 12.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 52 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($5,473) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($641) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kandiyohi County, MN was $214,600 in 2022, which is 0.761 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $188,600 to $214,600, a 13.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Kandiyohi County, MN is 73.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kandiyohi County, MN have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kandiyohi County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kandiyohi County, MN is $73,285. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Kandiyohi County, MN was Census Tract 7806 with a value of $96,655, followed by Census Tract 7803 and Census Tract 7801, with respective values of $95,708 and $89,444.

In 2022, 12.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Kandiyohi County, MN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.634%.

Property

$214,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,835
$12,660
Median Property Taxes
±$582

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kandiyohi County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.9%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.9% of the housing units in Kandiyohi County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7806
  2. Census Tract 7803
  3. Census Tract 7801

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kandiyohi County, MN was Census Tract 7806 with a value of $96,655, followed by Census Tract 7803 and Census Tract 7801, with respective values of $95,708 and $89,444.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Kandiyohi County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$73,285
Median Household Income
± $3,549
17.1k
Number of Households
± 716

In 2022, the median household income of the 17.1k households in Kandiyohi County, MN grew to $73,285 from the previous year's value of $67,798.

The following chart displays the households in Kandiyohi County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kandiyohi County, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.73%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.53%)

In 2022, 78.8% of workers in Kandiyohi County, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.73%) and those who worked at home (7.53%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kandiyohi County, MN have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Kandiyohi County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kandiyohi County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kandiyohi County, MN have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Kandiyohi County, MN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.634%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kandiyohi County, MN (4.64k out of 42.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kandiyohi County, MN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 10.9% of the children was living in poverty in Kandiyohi County, MN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 175 in Kandiyohi County, MN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.1 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Kandiyohi County, MN has health coverage, with 44.7% on employee plans, 20.5% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Kandiyohi County, MN see 1080 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.35% increase from the previous year (1045 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1269 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 237 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,080 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kandiyohi County, MN

Primary care physicians in Kandiyohi County, MN see an average of 1,080 patients per year. This represents a 3.35% increase from the previous year (1,045 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kandiyohi County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.08%
Uninsured
44.7%
Employer Coverage
20.5%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.24%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kandiyohi County, MN declined by 3.84% from 6.32% to 6.08%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 47.5 in Kandiyohi County, MN.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34% in Kandiyohi County, MN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.15% in Kandiyohi County, MN.

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