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Dodge County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 20,619 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 17,731 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,561
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,615
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,416
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,284 (it was 1,004 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

27%

Land area: 440 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dodge County: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.3%), Educational, health and social services (22.4%), Wholesale trade (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Dodge County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 10,340  (50.1%)
Females: 10,279  (49.9%)
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Dodge County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Dodge County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,307 ($47,437 in 1999)

This county:

$71,307
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $567 (lower quartile is $482, upper quartile is $741)
This county:

$567
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $179,173 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Dodge:

$179,173
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,122 - $258,355
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,396
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $474

Institutionalized population: 97

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 120
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 49
  • Thefts: 166
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2013: 58 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $212,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,003 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,771 (1.1%)

Dodge County household income distribution in 2009 Dodge County home values distribution Dodge County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.0%
Dodge County:

6.0%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.6% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.9 years old
(Males: 37.3 years old, Females: 38.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.1 years old, Black residents: 25.2 years old, American Indian residents: 51.6 years old, Asian residents: 27.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.5 years old, Other race residents: 38.9 years old)

Area name: Rochester, MN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dodge County is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $730 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $947 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kasson, Dodge Center, Hayfield, Mantorville, West Concord, Claremont.

Dodge 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: Beadle County, South Dakota , Hancock County, Maine , Cottonwood County , Hanson County, South Dakota , Minnehaha County, South Dakota , Rice 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: 525
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 451 (34.7% naturalized citizens)

Dodge County:

2.2%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 91
  • 2000 to 2009: 155
  • 1990 to 1999: 114
  • 1980 to 1989: 88
  • 1970 to 1979: 40
  • Before 1970: 62
Note: State values scaled to Dodge County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 44.2%

Dodge County marital status for males Dodge County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,612
  • One, attached: 245
  • Two: 93
  • 3 or 4: 141
  • 5 to 9: 186
  • 10 to 19: 194
  • 20 or more: 256
  • Mobile homes: 354
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Dodge County with a mortgage: 4,276 (148 second mortgage, 551 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,048

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dodge County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,56914
Catholic3,8195
Evangelical Protestant3,37918
Other1221
None6,198-
Dodge 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: 3
Dodge County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Dodge County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dodge County:

6.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Dodge County:

28.3%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Dodge County:

Average size of farms: 335 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $156,150
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $282.65
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.63%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $138,572
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $110,176
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.43
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.02%
Corn for grain: 94388 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 302 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 85132 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,096 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 21 acres

Earthquake activity:

Dodge County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 193.8 miles away from Dodge County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 204.1 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 326.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 463.5 miles away from Dodge County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 442.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: September 22, 2010 to October 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1941: October 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1941, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 18, 2007 to August 31, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1717: August 23, 2007, FEMA Id: 1717, 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1569: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1569, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 06, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-993: June 11, 1993, FEMA Id: 993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Ice Storm, Incident Period: October 31, 1991 to November 29, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-929: December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: 929, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Hail, Flooding, Incident Period: July 08, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-560: July 08, 1978, FEMA Id: 560, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Dodge County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 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 (41%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (37%)
  • Venezuela (16%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Guatemala (12%)
  • Japan (8%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

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

  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (20%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Czech (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Dodge County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,993 (73.1%)
  • Carpooled: 750 (11.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 55 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 164 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 860 (12.6%)

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


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

  • 152 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 6 people in other group homes

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

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,635.

5.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.68% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($30,035 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($7,419 average AGI)
Dodge County:

1.25%
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 Olmsted County, MN  2.34% ($43,500 average AGI)
from Mower County, MN  0.39% ($25,767)
from Goodhue County, MN  0.33% ($32,120)
from Steele County, MN  0.28% ($27,238)
from Dakota County, MN  0.18% ($26,357)
from Rice County, MN  0.16% ($52,417)


6.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.17% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($25,368 average AGI)
1.54% relocated to other states ($9,313 average AGI)
Dodge County:

1.54%
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 Olmsted County, MN  2.34% ($37,179 average AGI)
to Steele County, MN  0.47% ($26,333)
to Goodhue County, MN  0.35% ($24,815)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($24,320)
to Mower County, MN  0.27% ($24,429)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8

Births per 1000 population in Dodge County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Dodge County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Dodge County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dodge County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dodge County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,525 (2,282 aged, 243 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 207 (3%)

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 Dodge County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (146)
  • Unspecified dementia (131)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (126)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (102)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (92)
  • Congestive heart failure (89)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (54)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (47)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (34)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (34)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,587
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 556
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,619
  • In family households: 17,913 (3,033 male householders, 2,493 female householders)
    4,457 spouses, 6,849 children (6,312 natural, 95 adopted, 451 stepchildren), 284 grandchildren, 113 brothers or sisters, 112 parents, 168 other relatives, 383 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,520 (1,074 male householders (877 living alone)), 992 female householders (844 living alone)), 450 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 150

Size of family households: 2,457 2-persons, 1,039 3-persons, 1,154 4-persons, 464 5-persons, 308 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,721 1-person, 313 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

3,994 married couples with children.
1,309 single-parent households (444 men, 865 women).

94.7% of residents of Dodge speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $72,607,000 ($3,751 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $858,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,756,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,382,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,403,000
Federal grants: $11,455,000
Federal procurement contracts: $849,000 ($61,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,762,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $699,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,537,000
Federal Government insurance: $50,990,000

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

Births: 1,497
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 610
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +103
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +900
Here +46 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Dodge County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.91 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 102
  • 2010 to 2013: 204
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,392
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,184
  • 1980 to 1989: 705
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,306
  • 1960 to 1969: 439
  • 1950 to 1959: 579
  • 1940 to 1949: 330
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,881
Note: State values scaled to Dodge population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dodge County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dodge County population
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 55
  • 4 rooms: 484
  • 5 rooms: 770
  • 6 rooms: 1,013
  • 7 rooms: 1,210
  • 8 rooms: 1,030
  • 9+ rooms: 1,765
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 78
  • 3 rooms: 323
  • 4 rooms: 238
  • 5 rooms: 203
  • 6 rooms: 157
  • 7 rooms: 93
  • 8 rooms: 61
  • 9+ rooms: 103
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dodge County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dodge County population
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 86
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,006
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,512
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,229
  • 5+ bedrooms: 485
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 422
  • 2 bedrooms: 393
  • 3 bedrooms: 264
  • 4 bedrooms: 155
  • 5+ bedrooms: 32
Cars and other vehicles available in Dodge County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dodge County population
  • no vehicle: 90
  • 1 vehicle: 1,048
  • 2 vehicles: 2,635
  • 3 vehicles: 1,615
  • 4 vehicles: 682
  • 5+ vehicles: 272
  • no vehicle: 114
  • 1 vehicle: 597
  • 2 vehicles: 428
  • 3 vehicles: 97
  • 4 vehicles: 53
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

88% of Dodge County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Minnesota.

Dodge County:

88.2%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 16,039
  • Other state: 3,989
  • Northeast: 232
  • Midwest: 2,477
  • South: 557
  • West: 723

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dodge County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.7%)
  • Electricity (6.4%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (46.1%)
  • Electricity (28.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.7%)
  • No fuel used (3.9%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 118
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 54
Here:

4.3%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 98
Here:

14.0%
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)

Dodge County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,781,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $5,531,000
    Regular Highways: $2,007,000
    Police Protection: $1,956,000
    Solid Waste Management: $963,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $842,000
    Financial Administration: $817,000
    Central Staff Services: $568,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $540,000
    Health Services - Other: $470,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $409,000
    General - Other: $397,000
    General Public Buildings: $262,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $204,000
    Parks & Recreation: $197,000
    Corrections - Other: $158,000
    Libraries: $70,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $400,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,462,000

Dodge County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $5,614,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $51,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $585,000
    Interest Earnings: $275,000
    Special Assessments: $153,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,204,000
    Public Welfare: $1,837,000
    General Support: $1,651,000
    All Other: $110,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,100,000
    NEC: $121,000

Dodge County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $215,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $205,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000

Dodge County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,223,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 141
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 116
  • Number of recipients under 18: 23
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 83
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 35
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 68
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 51
Dodge County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Dodge County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Dodge County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6379.5 years
William5578.5 years
Mary5185.5 years
Robert5070.7 years
George4479.3 years
Anna4385.4 years
Ruth4082.1 years
Harold3976.9 years
James3874.9 years
Margaret3783.2 years
Most common last names in Dodge County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7279.7 years
Anderson3484.0 years
Nelson3281.5 years
Jensen2983.2 years
Peterson2678.5 years
Miller2679.9 years
Thompson2581.6 years
Hanson2582.2 years
Olson2479.3 years
Wilson2277.2 years
Businesses in Dodge County, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1FedEx1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1