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Grant County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 6,018 (all rural); it was 6,289 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,172
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 901
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,082
Renter-occupied apartments: 528 (it was 452 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

27%

Land area: 546 sq. mi.

Water area: 28.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grant County: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.2%), Educational, health and social services (13.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Grant County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 3,013  (50.1%)
Females: 3,005  (49.9%)
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Grant County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grant County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,856 ($33,775 in 1999)

This county:

$55,856
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $436 (lower quartile is $330, upper quartile is $561)
This county:

$436
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,485 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Grant:

$111,485
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,046 - $206,123
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,076
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $486

Institutionalized population: 76

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 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: $1,385 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,446 (1.3%)

Grant County household income distribution in 2009 Grant County home values distribution Grant County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.5%
Grant County:

10.5%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 35.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 1.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.0 years old
(Males: 44.6 years old, Females: 48.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.1 years old, Black residents: 22.1 years old, American Indian residents: 43.6 years old, Asian residents: 27.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.7 years old, Other race residents: 21.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grant County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $643 a month.

Cities in this county include: Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, Barrett, Wendell, Norcross.

Grant 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 Grant County: Burgen Lake West Bound Rest Area (A), Lake Latoka East Bound Rest Area (B), Smith Lake Resort and Campground (C), Mount Carmel Camp (D), Lucky Acres Campground (E), Oak Park Campground (F), Lake Miltona Golf Club (G), Red Rock Golf Course (H), Pine Ridge Golf Course (I), East Mill Nine Golf Course (J), Surfside Resort and RV Park (K), Alexandria Golf Club (L), Acorn Acres Resort and Campground (M), Luther Crest Camp (N), Nordic Trails Golf Course (O), Sun Valley Resort and Campground (P), Broken Arrow Resort and Campground (Q), Arrowwood-Radisson Golf Course (R), Leaf Valley Township Fire Department (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grant County include: Christina Lake Church (A), East Moe Church (B), Ebenezer Church (C), Fahlun Church (D), Finnish Church (E), Saint Pauls Church (F), Saint Petrie Church (G), Rose City Evangelical Free Church (H), Oscar Lake Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Garden Cemetery (1), Lake Mary Cemetery (2), Zionsborg Cemetery (3), Bohemian Cemetery (4), Brandon Cemetery (5), Lake Ida Cemetery (6), Calvary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Barsness Lake (A), Baumbach Lake (B), Wolf Lake (C), Lake Winona (D), Lake Williams (E), Whiskey Lake (F), Wesen Lake (G), Wally Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Hoplin Creek (A), Calamus Creek (B), Spruce Creek (C), Bly Creek (D), Stormy Creek (E), Fairfield Creek (F), Wolf Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grant County include: Eng Lake State Wildlife Management Area (1), Hartfiel State Wildlife Management Area (2), Hegg Lake State Wildlife Management Area (3), Herberger Lake State Wildlife Management Are (4), Kensington State Wildlife Management Area (5), LaGrand State Wildlife Management Area (6), Lake Carlos State Park (7), Pioneer Trail State Wildlife Management Area (8), Red Rock State Wildlife Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Benton County, Washington , Charlevoix County, Michigan , Washington County, Oregon , Wahkiakum County, Washington , Stillwater County, Montana , Stevens County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 165
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 67 (62.6% naturalized citizens)

Grant County:

1.1%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 17
  • 1990 to 1999: 21
  • 1980 to 1989: 4
  • 1970 to 1979: 4
  • Before 1970: 13
Note: State values scaled to Grant County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.7%

Grant County marital status for males Grant County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,742
  • One, attached: 50
  • Two: 68
  • 3 or 4: 34
  • 5 to 9: 63
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 197

Housing units in Grant County with a mortgage: 1,165 (43 second mortgage, 81 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 884

Here:

0.1% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grant County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,78415
Evangelical Protestant1,2008
Catholic5192
Other4-
None511-
Grant 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
Grant County:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



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

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

9.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

7.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.2%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Grant County:

Average size of farms: 524 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $114,444
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $247.28
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $89,334
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 79.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $118,010
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.46
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 16.45%
Corn for grain: 75460 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 43225 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 111982 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Grant County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 3350811.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 19 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/15/1987, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grant County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% 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 19.2 miles away from Grant County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 23.6 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 205.3 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 43.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 719.2 miles away from Grant County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 262.4 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, 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: 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 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, 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
  • 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 Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 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 (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Other South America (33%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • Moldova (10%)
  • Other Northern Europe (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

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

  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (30%)
  • American (7%)
  • Scandinavian (4%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (2%)

Grant County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,728 (73.8%)
  • Carpooled: 222 (9.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 166 (7.1%)
  • Worked at home: 191 (8.2%)

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


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

  • 157 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
34 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,712.

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.81% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($28,077 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($8,968 average AGI)
Grant County:

1.40%
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 Douglas County, MN  1.44% ($28,472 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.80% ($29,800)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.17% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($25,713 average AGI)
1.63% relocated to other states ($8,854 average AGI)
Grant County:

1.63%
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 Otter Tail County, MN  1.39% ($34,657 average AGI)
to Douglas County, MN  1.35% ($32,882)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Grant County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Grant County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grant County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grant County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,573 (1,431 aged, 142 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 86 (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 Grant County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (101)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (74)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (63)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (60)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (41)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)
  • Congestive heart failure (31)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (29)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (24)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 16.35
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,336
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 327
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,534

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,014
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,439
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 65

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 16

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,018
  • In family households: 4,971 (878 male householders, 854 female householders)
    1,470 spouses, 1,502 children (1,385 natural, 36 adopted, 82 stepchildren), 72 grandchildren, 31 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 42 other relatives, 88 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 950 (431 male householders (343 living alone)), 394 female householders (363 living alone)), 121 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 92

Size of family households: 975 2-persons, 341 3-persons, 207 4-persons, 142 5-persons, 39 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 706 1-person, 113 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

893 married couples with children.
302 single-parent households (112 men, 190 women).

97.9% of residents of Grant speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $53,393,000 ($8,727 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $596,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,216,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,967,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,249,000
Federal grants: $11,778,000
Federal procurement contracts: $520,000 ($97,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,663,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,464,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,431,000
Federal Government insurance: $54,544,000

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

Births: 352
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 438
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -82
Here -13 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grant County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.45 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 39
  • 2010 to 2013: 34
  • 2000 to 2009: 394
  • 1990 to 1999: 266
  • 1980 to 1989: 329
  • 1970 to 1979: 467
  • 1960 to 1969: 208
  • 1950 to 1959: 327
  • 1940 to 1949: 271
  • 1939 or earlier: 962
Note: State values scaled to Grant population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grant County population
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 31
  • 4 rooms: 150
  • 5 rooms: 279
  • 6 rooms: 413
  • 7 rooms: 357
  • 8 rooms: 323
  • 9+ rooms: 485
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 96
  • 4 rooms: 114
  • 5 rooms: 102
  • 6 rooms: 69
  • 7 rooms: 40
  • 8 rooms: 32
  • 9+ rooms: 9
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grant County population
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 59
  • 2 bedrooms: 376
  • 3 bedrooms: 934
  • 4 bedrooms: 496
  • 5+ bedrooms: 177
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 126
  • 2 bedrooms: 206
  • 3 bedrooms: 104
  • 4 bedrooms: 46
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grant County population
  • no vehicle: 33
  • 1 vehicle: 355
  • 2 vehicles: 851
  • 3 vehicles: 590
  • 4 vehicles: 140
  • 5+ vehicles: 82
  • no vehicle: 64
  • 1 vehicle: 285
  • 2 vehicles: 124
  • 3 vehicles: 41
  • 4 vehicles: 1
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Grant 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, 73% lived in Minnesota.

Grant County:

89.2%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 4,803
  • Other state: 1,116
  • Northeast: 77
  • Midwest: 702
  • South: 142
  • West: 194

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grant County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50.7%)
  • Electricity (27.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.5%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Electricity (55.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.2%)
  • Utility gas (4.1%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 35
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

7.0%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

17.6%
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)

Grant County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,156,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $161,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $998,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,785,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,318,000
    Financial Administration: $957,000
    Police Protection: $858,000
    Housing and Community Development: $574,000
    Solid Waste Management: $551,000
    Central Staff Services: $433,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $163,000
    Health - Other: $145,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
    Correctional Institutions: $110,000
    General - Other: $83,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,896,000

Grant County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $893,000
    Housing and Community Development: $310,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $346,000
    Public Welfare: $157,000
    All Other: $59,000
    Highways: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $357,000
    Special Assessments: $104,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,740,000
    Public Welfare: $1,473,000
    General Local Government Support: $942,000
    All Other: $265,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,093,000
    Other License: $2,000

Grant County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,506,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,366,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,000

Grant County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,307,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 73
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 65
  • Number of recipients under 18: 11
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 49
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 13
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 32
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 31
Grant County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Grant County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Grant County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5679.4 years
Anna4185.9 years
Carl4081.8 years
Henry3679.1 years
George3381.1 years
William3281.8 years
Alice3084.4 years
Arthur3080.3 years
Raymond2874.9 years
Mabel2785.0 years
Most common last names in Grant County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13079.2 years
Olson9480.3 years
Anderson8081.4 years
Nelson5280.8 years
Larson5082.6 years
Hanson4079.5 years
Swenson3080.9 years
Peterson2579.7 years
Thompson2383.0 years
Erickson2380.6 years

Businesses in Grant County, MN

  • True Value: 1