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Chippewa County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 12,279 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 13,088 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,284
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,516
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,103
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,441 (it was 1,258 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

27%

Land area: 583 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chippewa County: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (38.3%), Educational, health and social services (16.3%), Manufacturing (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 64%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Chippewa County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 6,089  (49.6%)
Females: 6,190  (50.4%)
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Chippewa County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Chippewa County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,077 ($35,582 in 1999)

This county:

$56,077
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $481 (lower quartile is $374, upper quartile is $668)
This county:

$481
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $113,255 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Chippewa:

$113,255
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,791 - $188,101
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,001
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $417

Institutionalized population: 168
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $90,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,225 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,285 (1.2%)

Chippewa County household income distribution in 2009 Chippewa County home values distribution Chippewa County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.9%
Chippewa County:

9.9%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.7% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.4% for American Indian residents, 29.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 31.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.2 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 45.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.6 years old, Black residents: 47.5 years old, American Indian residents: 33.9 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chippewa County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Montevideo, Clara City, Maynard, Milan, Watson.

Chippewa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Oxford County, Maine , Carver County , Edmunds County, South Dakota , Leelanau County, Michigan , Scott County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 263
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 522 (20.0% naturalized citizens)

Chippewa County:

4.3%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 175
  • 2000 to 2009: 246
  • 1990 to 1999: 69
  • 1980 to 1989: 67
  • 1970 to 1979: 9
  • Before 1970: 58
Note: State values scaled to Chippewa County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.3%

Chippewa County marital status for males Chippewa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,585
  • One, attached: 79
  • Two: 138
  • 3 or 4: 174
  • 5 to 9: 105
  • 10 to 19: 247
  • 20 to 49: 192
  • 50 or more: 123
  • Mobile homes: 125

Housing units in Chippewa County with a mortgage: 1,913 (85 second mortgage, 145 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,666

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chippewa County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,78317
Catholic1,5312
Evangelical Protestant1,3679
Other71
None1,753-
Chippewa County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Chippewa County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Chippewa County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chippewa County:

7.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Chippewa County:

27.5%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Chippewa County:

Average size of farms: 489 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $148,243
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $318.89
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $112,102
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $124,731
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.65%
Corn for grain: 119687 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2806 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 114286 harvested acres
Vegetables: 264 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Chippewa County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from Chippewa County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 195.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 225.2 miles away from Chippewa County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 11, 2014 to July 12, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4182: July 21, 2014, FEMA Id: 4182, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1982: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1982, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1900: April 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1900, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3310: March 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 3310, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2009 to May 22, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1830: April 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1830, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Flooding And Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 17, 2000 to July 26, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1333: June 27, 2000, FEMA Id: 1333, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1175: April 08, 1997, FEMA Id: 1175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to February 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1158: January 16, 1997, FEMA Id: 1158, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Chippewa County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Honduras (24%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (9%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chippewa County (%):

  • German (30%)
  • Norwegian (25%)
  • Dutch (5%)
  • American (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Chippewa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,888 (78.8%)
  • Carpooled: 551 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37 (0.6%)
  • Ferryboat: 18 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (0.1%)
  • Bicycle: 52 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 210 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 430 (6.9%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Chippewa County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 205 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 37 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Chippewa County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,357.

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.18% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($24,721 average AGI)
1.18% relocated from other states ($7,636 average AGI)
Chippewa County:

1.18%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kandiyohi County, MN  0.87% ($29,773 average AGI)
from Yellow Medicine County, MN  0.65% ($25,697)
from Lac qui Parle County, MN  0.37% ($27,842)
from Swift County, MN  0.28% ($31,143)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.26% ($25,615)
from Renville County, MN  0.20% ($46,200)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.07% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($19,480 average AGI)
1.84% relocated to other states ($7,567 average AGI)
Chippewa County:

1.84%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kandiyohi County, MN  0.70% ($-3,361 average AGI)
to Lac qui Parle County, MN  0.66% ($28,559)
to Lyon County, MN  0.41% ($23,762)
to Swift County, MN  0.35% ($30,278)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($29,824)
to Yellow Medicine County, MN  0.29% ($20,733)
to Stearns County, MN  0.25% ($40,462)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Chippewa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Chippewa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Chippewa County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chippewa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chippewa County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,429 (2,212 aged, 217 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 153 (5%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Chippewa County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Unspecified dementia (151)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (135)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (132)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (108)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (92)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (89)
  • Congestive heart failure (71)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (58)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (53)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (49)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.9
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,576
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 197
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,443

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,031
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,078
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 109

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,279
  • In family households: 9,918 (1,633 male householders, 1,596 female householders)
    2,670 spouses, 3,436 children (3,211 natural, 45 adopted, 183 stepchildren), 100 grandchildren, 168 brothers or sisters, 83 parents, 51 other relatives, 163 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,090 (917 male householders (768 living alone)), 882 female householders (856 living alone)), 286 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 265

Size of family households: 1,791 2-persons, 609 3-persons, 468 4-persons, 259 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,625 1-person, 162 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

2,066 married couples with children.
517 single-parent households (60 men, 457 women).

92.2% of residents of Chippewa speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 48% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,649,000 ($6,134 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,758,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,911,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,704,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,729,000
Federal grants: $15,848,000
Federal procurement contracts: $624,000 ($44,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,834,000 ($991,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,530,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,516,000
Federal Government insurance: $83,513,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 759
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 782
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -253
Here -20 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Chippewa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.10 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 4
  • 2010 to 2013: 52
  • 2000 to 2009: 301
  • 1990 to 1999: 484
  • 1980 to 1989: 337
  • 1970 to 1979: 765
  • 1960 to 1969: 789
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,000
  • 1940 to 1949: 296
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,628
Note: State values scaled to Chippewa population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chippewa County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chippewa County population
  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 46
  • 4 rooms: 162
  • 5 rooms: 685
  • 6 rooms: 592
  • 7 rooms: 590
  • 8 rooms: 545
  • 9+ rooms: 934
  • 1 room: 108
  • 2 rooms: 74
  • 3 rooms: 274
  • 4 rooms: 390
  • 5 rooms: 155
  • 6 rooms: 127
  • 7 rooms: 136
  • 8 rooms: 96
  • 9+ rooms: 89
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chippewa County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chippewa County population
  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 64
  • 2 bedrooms: 770
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,677
  • 4 bedrooms: 796
  • 5+ bedrooms: 261
  • no bedroom: 105
  • 1 bedroom: 296
  • 2 bedrooms: 615
  • 3 bedrooms: 275
  • 4 bedrooms: 113
  • 5+ bedrooms: 40
Cars and other vehicles available in Chippewa County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chippewa County population
  • no vehicle: 82
  • 1 vehicle: 752
  • 2 vehicles: 1,557
  • 3 vehicles: 713
  • 4 vehicles: 355
  • 5+ vehicles: 120
  • no vehicle: 109
  • 1 vehicle: 683
  • 2 vehicles: 443
  • 3 vehicles: 201
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

87% of Chippewa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Minnesota.

Chippewa County:

86.9%
State average:

85.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,728
  • Other state: 1,948
  • Northeast: 61
  • Midwest: 1,306
  • South: 298
  • West: 276

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chippewa County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.5%)
  • Electricity (13.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.5%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Electricity (37.5%)
  • Utility gas (31.8%)
  • Other fuel (9.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.3%)
  • No fuel used (4.4%)
  • Wood (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 50
Here:

4.3%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

5.4%
Minnesota:

22.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Chippewa County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,771,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $3,713,000
    Police Protection: $1,627,000
    Regular Highways: $1,362,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $794,000
    Financial Administration: $775,000
    Central Staff Services: $586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $395,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Parks & Recreation: $297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $263,000
    Health Services - Other: $117,000
    General - Other: $73,000
    Housing & Community Development: $65,000
    Corrections - Other: $42,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $236,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $165,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $270,000
    Welfare - Other: $59,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,935,000

Chippewa County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $770,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $675,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $665,000
    Special Assessments: $199,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,088,000
    Public Welfare: $2,363,000
    General Support: $450,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,146,000
    NEC: $9,000

Chippewa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,826,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 172
  • Number of aged recipients: 31
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 141
  • Number of recipients under 18: 24
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 110
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 38
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 83
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 70
Chippewa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Chippewa County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Chippewa County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12378.1 years
Henry6980.8 years
Anna6786.3 years
Arthur6080.0 years
William6082.5 years
George5981.0 years
Clarence5176.9 years
Clara4586.3 years
Helen4481.2 years
Mary4381.2 years
Most common last names in Chippewa County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson10978.8 years
Johnson10778.2 years
Olson9676.8 years
Larson6478.7 years
Thompson4578.1 years
Nelson4379.6 years
Hanson3585.5 years
Peterson3277.8 years
Erickson3181.0 years
Pederson2682.3 years
Businesses in Chippewa County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
FedEx1True Value2
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Jones New York1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1