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Le Sueur County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 28,000 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 25,426 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,188
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,723
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,983
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,847 (it was 1,647 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

27%

Land area: 448 sq. mi.

Water area: 25.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Le Sueur County: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.7%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Le Sueur County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 14,200  (50.7%)
Females: 13,800  (49.3%)
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Le Sueur County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Le Sueur County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,815 ($45,933 in 1999)

This county:

$64,815
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $628 (lower quartile is $508, upper quartile is $866)
This county:

$628
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $201,293 (it was $109,600 in 2000)
Le Sueur:

$201,293
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $131,849 - $300,551

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $232,158
Here:

$232,158
State:

$258,834

Townhouses or other attached units: $213,137
Here:

$213,137
State:

$207,018

In 2-unit structures: $141,326
Here:

$141,326
State:

$228,868

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,469
Here:

$165,469
State:

$235,731

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $94,990
Here:

$94,990
State:

$191,537

Mobile homes: $59,389
Here:

$59,389
State:

$62,440
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,407
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $446

Institutionalized population: 205

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 132
  • Auto thefts: 18

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 92
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 87 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2013: 50 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $163,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,103 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,001 (1.1%)

Le Sueur County household income distribution in 2009 Le Sueur County home values distribution Le Sueur County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.8%
Le Sueur County:

7.8%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.0% for Black residents, 24.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 5.7% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.6 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 22.9 years old, American Indian residents: 41.3 years old, Asian residents: 42.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.7 years old, Other race residents: 18.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Le Sueur County is $461 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $555 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $773 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Prague, Le Sueur, Montgomery, Le Center, Waterville, Kasota, Cleveland, Elysian, Kilkenny, Heidelberg.

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

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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: 729
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 826 (26.5% naturalized citizens)

Le Sueur County:

2.9%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 52
  • 2000 to 2009: 273
  • 1990 to 1999: 207
  • 1980 to 1989: 119
  • 1970 to 1979: 37
  • Before 1970: 67
Note: State values scaled to Le Sueur County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.9%

Le Sueur County marital status for males Le Sueur County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,343
  • One, attached: 569
  • Two: 145
  • 3 or 4: 185
  • 5 to 9: 204
  • 10 to 19: 188
  • 20 to 49: 477
  • 50 or more: 101
  • Mobile homes: 389

Housing units in Le Sueur County with a mortgage: 5,698 (276 second mortgage, 703 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,117

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Le Sueur County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,03514
Catholic4,71114
Evangelical Protestant2,27611
Other2-
None15,679-
Le Sueur 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: 5
Le Sueur County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Le Sueur County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Le Sueur County:

6.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Le Sueur County:

27.2%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Le Sueur County:

Average size of farms: 244 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $90,560
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $249.76
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $82,770
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $86,009
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.79%
Corn for grain: 84207 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2262 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 82501 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,880 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 47 acres

Earthquake activity:

Le Sueur 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 144.1 miles away from Le Sueur County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 154.1 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 280.5 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 280.5 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 181.4 miles away from Le Sueur County center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 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 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, 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 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 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 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 Tornadoes and Severe Thunderstorms, Incident Period: March 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1212: April 01, 1998, FEMA Id: 1212, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 Le Sueur County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 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 (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (44%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Korea (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Le Sueur County (%):

  • German (40%)
  • Czech (9%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • English (2%)

Le Sueur County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,332 (78.1%)
  • Carpooled: 852 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 61 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 37 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 378 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 695 (7.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Le Sueur County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 81 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Le Sueur County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 58 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,903.

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.98% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($29,805 average AGI)
0.96% relocated from other states ($6,533 average AGI)
Le Sueur County:

0.96%
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 Scott County, MN  0.73% ($34,580 average AGI)
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.71% ($39,253)
from Nicollet County, MN  0.66% ($33,151)
from Rice County, MN  0.58% ($30,250)
from Dakota County, MN  0.33% ($43,838)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.31% ($37,676)
from Waseca County, MN  0.18% ($35,450)


6.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.16% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($35,383 average AGI)
1.22% relocated to other states ($6,912 average AGI)
Le Sueur County:

1.22%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  0.88% ($29,245 average AGI)
to Scott County, MN  0.74% ($41,373)
to Nicollet County, MN  0.65% ($30,096)
to Rice County, MN  0.49% ($144,800)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.45% ($33,660)
to Dakota County, MN  0.39% ($44,500)
to Sibley County, MN  0.28% ($26,806)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Le Sueur County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Le Sueur County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Le Sueur County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Le Sueur County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Le Sueur County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,108 (3,664 aged, 444 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 337 (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 Le Sueur County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (275)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (226)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (183)
  • Unspecified dementia (127)
  • Congestive heart failure (105)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (104)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (92)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (74)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (73)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 442
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 401
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,019

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,222
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 869
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 25

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 145.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,000
  • In family households: 23,502 (4,162 male householders, 3,282 female householders)
    6,217 spouses, 8,340 children (7,765 natural, 245 adopted, 327 stepchildren), 343 grandchildren, 125 brothers or sisters, 126 parents, 242 other relatives, 615 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,100 (1,594 male householders (1,344 living alone)), 1,799 female householders (1,452 living alone)), 701 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 369

Size of family households: 3,584 2-persons, 1,356 3-persons, 1,375 4-persons, 796 5-persons, 255 6-persons, 86 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,797 1-person, 489 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 4 6-persons.

4,683 married couples with children.
1,566 single-parent households (644 men, 922 women).

93.7% of residents of Le Sueur speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $127,806,000 ($4,705 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,393,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,427,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,195,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,738,000
Federal grants: $22,182,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,095,000 ($9,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,169,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $723,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,323,000
Federal Government insurance: $44,524,000

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

Births: 1,658
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,158
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +114
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,485
Here +54 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Le Sueur County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.04 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:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 86
  • 2010 to 2013: 218
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,419
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,339
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,002
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,808
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,059
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,259
  • 1940 to 1949: 535
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,827
Note: State values scaled to Le Sueur population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Le Sueur County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Le Sueur County population
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 165
  • 4 rooms: 758
  • 5 rooms: 1,223
  • 6 rooms: 1,487
  • 7 rooms: 1,519
  • 8 rooms: 1,279
  • 9+ rooms: 2,351
  • 1 room: 54
  • 2 rooms: 114
  • 3 rooms: 369
  • 4 rooms: 638
  • 5 rooms: 252
  • 6 rooms: 276
  • 7 rooms: 123
  • 8 rooms: 76
  • 9+ rooms: 130
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Le Sueur County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Le Sueur County population
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 192
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,745
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,628
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,464
  • 5+ bedrooms: 768
  • no bedroom: 53
  • 1 bedroom: 485
  • 2 bedrooms: 797
  • 3 bedrooms: 428
  • 4 bedrooms: 227
  • 5+ bedrooms: 42
Cars and other vehicles available in Le Sueur County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Le Sueur County population
  • no vehicle: 165
  • 1 vehicle: 1,614
  • 2 vehicles: 3,521
  • 3 vehicles: 2,154
  • 4 vehicles: 911
  • 5+ vehicles: 468
  • no vehicle: 286
  • 1 vehicle: 859
  • 2 vehicles: 659
  • 3 vehicles: 215
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Le Sueur County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Minnesota.

Le Sueur County:

88.8%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 22,979
  • Other state: 4,022
  • Northeast: 212
  • Midwest: 2,296
  • South: 791
  • West: 718

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Le Sueur County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (65.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.3%)
  • Electricity (6.7%)
  • Wood (4.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (48.3%)
  • Electricity (36.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.6%)
  • Other fuel (2.8%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 411
Here:

12.7%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 55
Here:

3.7%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 160
Here:

17.0%
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)

Le Sueur County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,716,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $3,662,000
    Regular Highways: $2,503,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,299,000
    Police Protection: $1,286,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,145,000
    Financial Administration: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,037,000
    Corrections - Other: $980,000
    Central Staff Services: $629,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $523,000
    General - Other: $389,000
    Libraries: $281,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $194,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $175,000
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $130,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $480,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $375,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,708,000

Le Sueur County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,389,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $775,000
    All Other: $187,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $939,000
    Interest Earnings: $591,000
    Special Assessments: $188,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,512,000
    Public Welfare: $2,336,000
    General Support: $1,970,000
    All Other: $693,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,674,000
    NEC: $109,000

Le Sueur County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,980,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,620,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $360,000

Le Sueur County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,468,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 212
  • Number of aged recipients: 32
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 180
  • Number of recipients under 18: 50
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 117
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 92
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 79
Le Sueur County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Le Sueur County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Le Sueur County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary27284.5 years
John26279.0 years
Frank19482.6 years
George17378.8 years
Joseph17281.5 years
Anna16886.1 years
William16578.6 years
Edward14378.5 years
Helen10481.4 years
James10373.4 years
Most common last names in Le Sueur County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5576.8 years
Meyer4578.1 years
Krenik3880.9 years
Tuma3879.1 years
Tupy3780.3 years
Johnson3778.9 years
Turek3482.5 years
Krocak3378.8 years
Wondra3179.6 years
Roemhildt3076.2 years
Businesses in Le Sueur County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy1
Alco Stores2Lane Furniture2
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford3UPS2
H&R Block2Walgreens1
Jones New York1