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Pope County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 11,228 (all rural); it was 11,236 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,280
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,498
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,647
Renter-occupied apartments: 958 (it was 866 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

27%

Land area: 670 sq. mi.

Water area: 47.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pope County: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.7%), Educational, health and social services (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Pope County, MN (2017)
    • 10,66394.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1391.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1050.9%Two or more races
    • 570.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 460.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 420.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Males: 5,687  (50.7%)
Females: 5,541  (49.3%)
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Average household size:
Pope County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,693 ($35,633 in 1999)
This county:

$59,693
Minnesota:

$68,388

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $544 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $771)
This county:

$544
State:

$859


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,546 (it was $79,900 in 2000)
Pope:

$151,546
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,864 - $208,109
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,205
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $472

Institutionalized population: 152

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2000: 125 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2001: 180 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2002: 132 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2003: 89 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2004: 100 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2009: 54 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2013: 47 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $291,800
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $231,200
  • 2016: 28 buildings, average cost: $255,900
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $241,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Pope, MN residents
Average permit cost in Pope, MN
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,542 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,759 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Pope, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pope, MN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pope, MN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.4%
Pope County:

8.4%
Minnesota:

9.5%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.2% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.3% for American Indian residents, 72.2% for other race residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.5 years old
(Males: 44.9 years old, Females: 48.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.7 years old, Black residents: 16.4 years old, American Indian residents: 46.0 years old, Asian residents: 34.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.0 years old, Other race residents: 18.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pope 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: Glenwood, Starbuck, Cyrus, Long Beach, Lowry, Villard, Westport, Sedan, Farwell.

Pope 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: Benton County , Clark County, Washington , Hood River County, Oregon .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Pope, MN
County total employment by year in Pope, MN
County average yearly wages by year in Pope, MN

Current college students: 247
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 121 (58.5% naturalized citizens)

Pope County:

1.1%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 282010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 60Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.9%

Pope County marital status for males Pope County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,603
  • One, attached: 143
  • Two: 55
  • 3 or 4: 143
  • 5 to 9: 127
  • 10 to 19: 126
  • 20 to 49: 78
  • 50 or more: 26
  • Mobile homes: 358
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in Pope County with a mortgage: 2,260 (63 second mortgage, 129 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,662

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

67.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pope County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,17214
Catholic1,3393
Evangelical Protestant97810
Other21
None3,504-
Pope 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
Pope County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pope County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

11.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pope County:

7.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Pope County:

27.2%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Pope County:

Average size of farms: 379 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $98,037
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $219.24
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.19%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $83,764
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.80%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $89,703
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.69
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 23.39%
Corn for grain: 93037 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 11259 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 95239 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,792 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Pope 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 29.2 miles away from Pope County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 41.3 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 216.2 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 69.8 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 259.6 miles away from Pope County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.9 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, 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, Incident Period: March 14, 1996 to June 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1116: June 01, 1996, FEMA Id: 1116, Natural disaster type: 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 Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: April 18, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-255: April 18, 1969, FEMA Id: 255, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pope County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pope

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,847 (79.6%)
  • Carpooled: 336 (7.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 58 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 236 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 312 (6.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (16%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Netherlands (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pope County


  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (29%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Scandinavian (2%)
  • Czech (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 254 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 33 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
32 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,599.

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.64% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($58,877 average AGI)
0.72% relocated from other states ($5,512 average AGI)
Pope County:

0.72%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Douglas County, MN  1.63% ($41,234 average AGI)
from Stevens County, MN  0.57% ($48,741)
from Stearns County, MN  0.42% ($41,600)


6.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.00% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($32,552 average AGI)
1.10% relocated to other states ($9,240 average AGI)
Pope County:

1.10%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Douglas County, MN  1.78% ($46,452 average AGI)
to Stearns County, MN  0.57% ($42,259)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Pope County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Pope County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pope County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pope County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,377 (2,150 aged, 227 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 107 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (239)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (117)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (112)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (107)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (99)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (86)
  • Unspecified dementia (76)
  • Congestive heart failure (61)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (61)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (57)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 17.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,477
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 472
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,678

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 871
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,013
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,228
  • In family households: 9,055 (1,837 male householders, 1,329 female householders)
    2,759 spouses, 2,692 children (2,510 natural, 81 adopted, 99 stepchildren), 125 grandchildren, 42 brothers or sisters, 59 parents, 23 other relatives, 140 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,962 (878 male householders (738 living alone)), 822 female householders (719 living alone)), 253 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 211

Size of family households: 1,800 2-persons, 561 3-persons, 461 4-persons, 231 5-persons, 80 6-persons, 35 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,458 1-person, 210 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,854 married couples with children.
313 single-parent households (113 men, 200 women).

97.7% of residents of Pope speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (21% speak English very well, 79% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $75,032,000 ($6,683 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,529,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,843,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,596,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,482,000
Federal grants: $11,850,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,078,000 ($4,500,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,183,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $643,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,592,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,201,000

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

Births: 638
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 784
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +181
Here +16 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pope County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.62 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built in Pope County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Pope County, Minnesota
  • 1602014 or later
  • 2322010 to 2013
  • 1,0562000 to 2009
  • 5821990 to 1999
  • 4291980 to 1989
  • 1,0251970 to 1979
  • 6011960 to 1969
  • 6201950 to 1959
  • 3321940 to 1949
  • 1,6581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pope County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Minnesota
  • 31 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 2714 rooms
  • 6085 rooms
  • 7956 rooms
  • 6547 rooms
  • 4968 rooms
  • 9909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Minnesota
  • 01 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 2193 rooms
  • 2514 rooms
  • 1805 rooms
  • 946 rooms
  • 547 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pope County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Minnesota
  • 5no bedroom
  • 961 bedroom
  • 7392 bedrooms
  • 1,7773 bedrooms
  • 1,0174 bedrooms
  • 2685+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Minnesota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2611 bedroom
  • 3542 bedrooms
  • 2243 bedrooms
  • 804 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 87no vehicle
  • 7331 vehicle
  • 1,6792 vehicles
  • 9233 vehicles
  • 2804 vehicles
  • 2405+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 142no vehicle
  • 4541 vehicle
  • 2402 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

87.5% of Pope County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Minnesota.

Pope County:

87.5%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 9,350
  • Other state: 1,630
  • Northeast: 45
  • Midwest: 1,194
  • South: 101
  • West: 293
Year householders moved into unit in Pope County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pope County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.1%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.9%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Electricity
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 63
Here:

6.3%
Minnesota:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 49
Here:

8.4%
Minnesota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 33
Here:

16.2%
Minnesota:

22.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Pope County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,002,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,515,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,276,000
    Police Protection: $1,306,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,294,000
    Health - Other: $1,126,000
    Financial Administration: $834,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $687,000
    General - Other: $352,000
    General Public Buildings: $336,000
    Correctional Institutions: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000
    Corrections - Other: $242,000
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000
    Libraries: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $769,000
    Health and Hospitals: $282,000
    General Local Government Support: $123,000
    Highways: $7,000
    Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $161,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $378,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $309,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $42,000
    Highways: $31,000
    General Local Government Support: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,222,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,162,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $625,000
    Special Assessments: $373,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $323,000
    Police Protection: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $202,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,369,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,294,000
    Public Welfare: $830,000
    General Local Government Support: $735,000
    Health and Hospitals: $79,000
    Other: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,629,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,344,000

Pope County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,002,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,515,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,276,000
    Police Protection: $1,306,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,294,000
    Health - Other: $1,126,000
    Financial Administration: $834,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $687,000
    General - Other: $352,000
    General Public Buildings: $336,000
    Correctional Institutions: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000
    Corrections - Other: $242,000
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000
    Libraries: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $769,000
    Health and Hospitals: $282,000
    General Local Government Support: $123,000
    Highways: $7,000
    Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $161,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $378,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $309,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $42,000
    Highways: $31,000
    General Local Government Support: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,222,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,162,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $625,000
    Special Assessments: $373,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $323,000
    Police Protection: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $202,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,369,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,294,000
    Public Welfare: $830,000
    General Local Government Support: $735,000
    Health and Hospitals: $79,000
    Other: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,629,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,344,000

Pope County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,002,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,515,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,276,000
    Police Protection: $1,306,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,294,000
    Health - Other: $1,126,000
    Financial Administration: $834,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $687,000
    General - Other: $352,000
    General Public Buildings: $336,000
    Correctional Institutions: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000
    Corrections - Other: $242,000
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000
    Libraries: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $769,000
    Health and Hospitals: $282,000
    General Local Government Support: $123,000
    Highways: $7,000
    Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $161,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $378,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $309,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $42,000
    Highways: $31,000
    General Local Government Support: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,222,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,162,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $625,000
    Special Assessments: $373,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $323,000
    Police Protection: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $202,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,369,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,294,000
    Public Welfare: $830,000
    General Local Government Support: $735,000
    Health and Hospitals: $79,000
    Other: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,629,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,344,000

Pope County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,002,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,515,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,276,000
    Police Protection: $1,306,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,294,000
    Health - Other: $1,126,000
    Financial Administration: $834,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $687,000
    General - Other: $352,000
    General Public Buildings: $336,000
    Correctional Institutions: $261,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000
    Corrections - Other: $242,000
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000
    Libraries: $117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $769,000
    Health and Hospitals: $282,000
    General Local Government Support: $123,000
    Highways: $7,000
    Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $161,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $378,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $309,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $42,000
    Highways: $31,000
    General Local Government Support: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,222,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,162,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $625,000
    Special Assessments: $373,000
    Interest Earnings: $42,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $323,000
    Police Protection: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $202,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,369,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,294,000
    Public Welfare: $830,000
    General Local Government Support: $735,000
    Health and Hospitals: $79,000
    Other: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,629,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,344,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 117
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 91
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 72
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 32
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 74
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 44
Most common first names in Pope County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7380.4 years
William5377.3 years
Mabel4685.3 years
Clara4587.4 years
Anna4485.9 years
Robert4476.7 years
Arthur4377.6 years
Carl4285.0 years
George4278.4 years
Mary4185.6 years
Most common last names in Pope County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10081.6 years
Anderson7980.6 years
Olson7281.9 years
Larson5979.5 years
Pederson4881.4 years
Erickson4880.4 years
Barsness4081.4 years
Thompson3981.9 years
Hanson3882.4 years
Nelson3781.9 years
Businesses in Pope County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Jones New York1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen2True Value1
FedEx1