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Fillmore County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 21,141 (7% urban, 93% rural); it was 21,122 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,336
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,490
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,641
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,719 (it was 1,587 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

27%

Land area: 861 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fillmore County: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (37.3%), Educational, health and social services (17.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Fillmore County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 10,615  (50.2%)
Females: 10,526  (49.8%)
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Fillmore County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fillmore County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,406 ($36,651 in 1999)

This county:

$56,406
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $506 (lower quartile is $380, upper quartile is $662)
This county:

$506
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $158,933 (it was $84,600 in 2000)
Fillmore:

$158,933
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,681 - $254,038

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $214,673
Here:

$214,673
State:

$258,834

Townhouses or other attached units: $152,476
Here:

$152,476
State:

$207,018

In 2-unit structures: $121,428
Here:

$121,428
State:

$228,868

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,256
Here:

$111,256
State:

$235,731

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,443
Here:

$198,443
State:

$191,537

Mobile homes: $77,302
Here:

$77,302
State:

$62,440

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $119,756
Here:

$119,756
State:

$111,357
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,218
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $440

Institutionalized population: 328

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 75
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 87
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2008: 74 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2012: 69 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $148,900

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: $1,496 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,442 (1.0%)

Fillmore County household income distribution in 2009 Fillmore County home values distribution Fillmore County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.0%
Fillmore County:

11.0%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.5% for Black residents, 36.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.5% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.8% for other race residents, 44.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.1 years old
(Males: 42.3 years old, Females: 44.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.8 years old, Black residents: 39.9 years old, American Indian residents: 38.3 years old, Asian residents: 31.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.7 years old, Other race residents: 26.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fillmore County is $417 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $520 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $679 a month.

Cities in this county include: Spring Valley, Chatfield, Rushford, Preston, Harmony, Lanesboro, Mabel, Rushford Village, Wykoff, Fountain.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Fillmore County: Blue Earth West Bound Rest Area (A), Blue Earth East Bound Rest Area (B), Huntley (C), Guckeen (D), Minn Iowa Golf Course (E), Riverside Country Club (F), Sohn Dairy (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fillmore County include: Basey Church (A), Bethany Church (B), East Church (C), North Blue Earth Church (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Saint Pauls Church (F), Dell Lutheran Church (G), Tabor Church (H), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Cemetery (1), West Verona Cemetery (2), Zions Cemetery (3), Pilot Grove Cemetery (4), Bricelyn Cemetery (5), Calvary Cemetery (6), Clayton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bass Lake (A), Browns Lake (B), Minnesota Lake (C), Walnut Lake (D), Rice Lake (E), South Walnut Lake (F), Minnesota Lake (G), Hart Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thisius Branch (A), Badger Creek (B), Coon Creek (C), South Creek (D), Cobb Creek (E), Center Creek (F), Brush Creek (G), Foster Creek (H), West Branch Blue Earth River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fillmore County include: Legion Park (1), Wood Lake Park (2), Walnut Lake State Wildlife Management Area (3), Pihls County Park (4), Moses Sailor First Settler Commemorative Monument (5), Exploring Southwestern Minnesota Historical Marker (6), Minnesota Agriculture Historical Marker (7), Winnebago Wayside Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Hancock County, Maine , Converse County, Wyoming , Emmet County, Iowa , Jackson County , Mower County , Steele 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: 493
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 288 (30.6% naturalized citizens)

Fillmore County:

1.4%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 175
  • 2000 to 2009: 83
  • 1990 to 1999: 23
  • 1980 to 1989: 21
  • 1970 to 1979: 18
  • Before 1970: 71
Note: State values scaled to Fillmore County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.0%

Fillmore County marital status for males Fillmore County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,237
  • One, attached: 173
  • Two: 222
  • 3 or 4: 189
  • 5 to 9: 236
  • 10 to 19: 258
  • 20 to 49: 156
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 400
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Fillmore County with a mortgage: 3,906 (117 second mortgage, 437 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,863

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fillmore County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,01641
Evangelical Protestant4,59624
Catholic4,2238
Other791
None952-
Fillmore 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: 8
Fillmore County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Fillmore County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

13.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fillmore County:

7.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Fillmore County:

26.6%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Fillmore County:

Average size of farms: 276 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,221
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $220.02
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.48%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,274
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 66.51%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $74,912
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 17.05%
Corn for grain: 139684 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 218 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 90919 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,269 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 252 acres

Tornado activity:

Fillmore County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 8538486.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Fillmore County-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 238.3 miles away from Fillmore 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 422.6 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 223.3 miles away from the 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 400.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 248.7 miles away from Fillmore 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 366.5 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to September 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4290: November 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 4290, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2013 to June 26, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4131: July 25, 2013, FEMA Id: 4131, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 06, 2008 to June 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1772: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1772, 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, 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, Straight-Line Winds And Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 15, 1998 to June 28, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1225: June 23, 1998, FEMA Id: 1225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fillmore County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice 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 (38%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (33%)
  • Philippines (20%)
  • Guatemala (12%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Other Caribbean (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Korea (2%)

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

  • Norwegian (32%)
  • German (29%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • Pennsylvania German (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Fillmore County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,435 (72.9%)
  • Carpooled: 551 (7.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 117 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 36 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 412 (5.5%)
  • Worked at home: 887 (11.9%)

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


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

  • 463 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 311 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,771.

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.98% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($22,230 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($12,449 average AGI)
Fillmore County:

1.59%
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  1.32% ($36,435 average AGI)
from Winona County, MN  0.46% ($29,184)
from Mower County, MN  0.28% ($31,174)
from Houston County, MN  0.18% ($28,200)
from Howard County, IA  0.13% ($27,909)
from Winneshiek County, IA  0.13% ($33,636)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.13% ($25,364)


5.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.48% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($24,160 average AGI)
1.69% relocated to other states ($9,514 average AGI)
Fillmore County:

1.69%
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  1.65% ($36,875 average AGI)
to Winona County, MN  0.35% ($31,276)
to Mower County, MN  0.28% ($26,174)
to Houston County, MN  0.24% ($41,950)
to Winneshiek County, IA  0.23% ($27,105)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.15% ($25,083)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.13% ($31,909)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Fillmore County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Fillmore County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fillmore County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fillmore County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fillmore County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,196 (3,862 aged, 334 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 358 (7%)

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 Fillmore County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (284)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (180)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (168)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (163)
  • Unspecified dementia (157)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (141)
  • Congestive heart failure (98)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (76)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (71)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,226
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,189
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 42

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,141
  • In family households: 17,423 (3,250 male householders, 2,481 female householders)
    4,882 spouses, 5,977 children (5,583 natural, 78 adopted, 323 stepchildren), 187 grandchildren, 67 brothers or sisters, 98 parents, 105 other relatives, 316 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,325 (1,332 male householders (1,112 living alone)), 1,507 female householders (1,352 living alone)), 479 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 377

Size of family households: 3,046 2-persons, 945 3-persons, 991 4-persons, 422 5-persons, 219 6-persons, 122 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,464 1-person, 309 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

3,857 married couples with children.
966 single-parent households (397 men, 569 women).

94.6% of residents of Fillmore speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 30% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $126,125,000 ($5,916 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,875,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $51,857,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,746,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,326,000
Federal grants: $26,258,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,213,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,725,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,052,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,852,000
Federal Government insurance: $59,233,000

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

Births: 1,407
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,274
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +136
Here +6 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fillmore County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.66 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:

4.5
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 82
  • 2010 to 2013: 263
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,578
  • 1990 to 1999: 966
  • 1980 to 1989: 565
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,074
  • 1960 to 1969: 622
  • 1950 to 1959: 785
  • 1940 to 1949: 427
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,523
Note: State values scaled to Fillmore population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fillmore County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fillmore County population
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 92
  • 4 rooms: 490
  • 5 rooms: 859
  • 6 rooms: 1,261
  • 7 rooms: 1,248
  • 8 rooms: 1,030
  • 9+ rooms: 1,773
  • 1 room: 48
  • 2 rooms: 200
  • 3 rooms: 333
  • 4 rooms: 343
  • 5 rooms: 268
  • 6 rooms: 243
  • 7 rooms: 170
  • 8 rooms: 109
  • 9+ rooms: 98
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fillmore County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fillmore County population
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 167
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,291
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,135
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,606
  • 5+ bedrooms: 552
  • no bedroom: 55
  • 1 bedroom: 552
  • 2 bedrooms: 571
  • 3 bedrooms: 438
  • 4 bedrooms: 120
  • 5+ bedrooms: 74
Cars and other vehicles available in Fillmore County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fillmore County population
  • no vehicle: 221
  • 1 vehicle: 1,343
  • 2 vehicles: 2,785
  • 3 vehicles: 1,621
  • 4 vehicles: 522
  • 5+ vehicles: 275
  • no vehicle: 346
  • 1 vehicle: 777
  • 2 vehicles: 515
  • 3 vehicles: 142
  • 4 vehicles: 38
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

91% of Fillmore County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Minnesota.

Fillmore County:

90.7%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 14,593
  • Other state: 6,062
  • Northeast: 145
  • Midwest: 4,955
  • South: 418
  • West: 513

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fillmore County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.6%)
  • Wood (8.4%)
  • Electricity (7.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (40.4%)
  • Electricity (35.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.1%)
  • Wood (4.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 316
Here:

13.9%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 100
Here:

14.6%
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)

Fillmore County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $324,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,938,000
    Police Protection: $1,597,000
    Health - Other: $1,200,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,157,000
    Financial Administration: $1,043,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $642,000
    Central Staff Services: $642,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $632,000
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Parks and Recreation: $209,000
    General - Other: $60,000
    Sewerage: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $171,000
    Libraries: $165,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,737,000
    General Public Building: $210,000
    General - Other: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,711,000

Fillmore County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,768,000
    Solid Waste Management: $277,000
    Regular Highways: $262,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $480,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $686,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $431,000
    Interest Earnings: $173,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,929,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,312,000
    Public Welfare: $1,578,000
    All Other: $204,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,527,000
    Other License: $46,000

Fillmore County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,800,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,665,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000

Fillmore County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,121,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $224,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 221
  • Number of aged recipients: 71
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 150
  • Number of recipients under 18: 22
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 98
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 101
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 135
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 73
Fillmore County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fillmore County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Fillmore County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16180.3 years
William10480.0 years
George10483.1 years
Mary10382.6 years
Robert10274.3 years
Clarence9979.5 years
Clara8587.0 years
Helen8382.3 years
Arthur8180.3 years
Anna7586.8 years
Most common last names in Fillmore County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson21080.1 years
Olson10377.5 years
Anderson8779.6 years
Hanson8579.1 years
Peterson8582.5 years
Thompson7380.3 years
Nelson6879.7 years
Larson6479.5 years
Erickson6275.7 years
Jacobson5183.2 years
Businesses in Fillmore County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1La-Z-Boy1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Dairy Queen2Subway3
Decora Cabinetry2True Value2
H&R Block1

Fillmore County on our top lists:

  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"