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Wabasha County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 21,597 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 21,610 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,573
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,630
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,829
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,619 (it was 1,448 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

27%

Land area: 525 sq. mi.

Water area: 24.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wabasha County: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.6%), Educational, health and social services (19.4%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Wabasha County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 10,775  (49.9%)
Females: 10,822  (50.1%)
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Wabasha County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Wabasha County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $61,083 ($42,117 in 1999)

This county:

$61,083
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $581 (lower quartile is $447, upper quartile is $773)
This county:

$581
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $177,956 (it was $96,900 in 2000)
Wabasha:

$177,956
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $124,113 - $268,283

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $229,044
Here:

$229,044
State:

$258,834

Townhouses or other attached units: $200,607
Here:

$200,607
State:

$207,018

In 2-unit structures: $153,707
Here:

$153,707
State:

$228,868

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,622
Here:

$152,622
State:

$235,731

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $378,925
Here:

$378,925
State:

$191,537

Mobile homes: $51,810
Here:

$51,810
State:

$62,440
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,293
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $457

Institutionalized population: 165

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $221,100
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2013: 48 buildings, average cost: $247,900
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $237,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,939 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,882 (1.1%)

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

6.0%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 3.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.0 years old
(Males: 43.6 years old, Females: 44.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 28.2 years old, American Indian residents: 48.6 years old, Asian residents: 44.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.2 years old, Other race residents: 39.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wabasha County is $398 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $510 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $638 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lake City, Plainview, Wabasha, Elgin, Mazeppa, Kellogg, Hammond, Millville, Zumbro Falls.

Wabasha 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: Cumberland County, Maine , Crook County, Wyoming , Jefferson County, Idaho , Menominee County, Wisconsin , Monroe County, Wisconsin , Potter County, Pennsylvania , Sheboygan County, Wisconsin , Oscoda County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 654
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: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 306 (40.2% naturalized citizens)

Wabasha County:

1.4%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 28
  • 2000 to 2009: 146
  • 1990 to 1999: 23
  • 1980 to 1989: 46
  • 1970 to 1979: 34
  • Before 1970: 74
Note: State values scaled to Wabasha County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.5%

Wabasha County marital status for males Wabasha County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,913
  • One, attached: 270
  • Two: 269
  • 3 or 4: 153
  • 5 to 9: 177
  • 10 to 19: 169
  • 20 to 49: 242
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 879
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Wabasha County with a mortgage: 4,374 (149 second mortgage, 442 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,892

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wabasha County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,4398
Evangelical Protestant5,58717
Mainline Protestant3,96915
Other2-
None5,679-
Wabasha 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
Wabasha County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Wabasha County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wabasha County:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Wabasha County:

26.0%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Wabasha County:

Average size of farms: 267 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $95,795
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $227.54
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $76,775
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $92,513
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 30.10%
Corn for grain: 75776 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 181 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 35947 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5,209 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 390 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wabasha County-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% 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 209.9 miles away from Wabasha County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 462.2 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 356.3 miles away from Wabasha County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 439.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 2010 to October 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1941: October 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1941, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 18, 2007 to August 31, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1717: August 23, 2007, FEMA Id: 1717, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota 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, Straight-Line Winds And Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 15, 1998 to June 28, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1225: June 23, 1998, FEMA Id: 1225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Minnesota 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 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Hail, Flooding, Incident Period: July 08, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-560: July 08, 1978, FEMA Id: 560, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 13, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-446: July 13, 1974, FEMA Id: 446, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wabasha County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (36%)
  • Peru (10%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • El Salvador (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Guatemala (6%)

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

  • German (49%)
  • Norwegian (11%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Wabasha County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,779 (74.6%)
  • Carpooled: 715 (9.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0.5%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 77 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 459 (5.9%)
  • Worked at home: 639 (8.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,606.

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.31% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($26,826 average AGI)
1.48% relocated from other states ($15,944 average AGI)
Wabasha County:

1.48%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Olmsted County, MN  1.40% ($37,694 average AGI)
from Goodhue County, MN  0.59% ($29,962)
from Winona County, MN  0.24% ($47,190)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.21% ($41,316)
from Dakota County, MN  0.15% ($56,231)
from Buffalo County, WI  0.14% ($31,417)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,462 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.17% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($26,163 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($9,299 average AGI)
Wabasha County:

1.65%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Olmsted County, MN  1.98% ($38,725 average AGI)
to Goodhue County, MN  0.64% ($32,649)
to Winona County, MN  0.25% ($19,773)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.23% ($30,286)
to Dakota County, MN  0.20% ($40,500)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.14% ($22,462)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Wabasha County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Wabasha County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wabasha County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wabasha County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wabasha County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,830 (3,462 aged, 368 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 216 (4%)

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 Wabasha County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (215)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (206)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (175)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (125)
  • Unspecified dementia (109)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (106)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (97)
  • Congestive heart failure (91)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (65)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (47)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.5
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,033
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 806
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,980

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,270
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,068
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 36

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,597
  • In family households: 17,940 (3,333 male householders, 2,804 female householders)
    5,074 spouses, 5,737 children (5,413 natural, 88 adopted, 238 stepchildren), 402 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 51 parents, 89 other relatives, 303 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,378 (1,587 male householders (1,263 living alone)), 1,313 female householders (1,168 living alone)), 469 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 265

Size of family households: 3,325 2-persons, 1,093 3-persons, 1,039 4-persons, 482 5-persons, 163 6-persons, 40 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,431 1-person, 451 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 15 4-persons.

3,392 married couples with children.
1,011 single-parent households (332 men, 679 women).

98.0% of residents of Wabasha speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 21% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $130,108,000 ($5,857 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,508,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $51,462,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,559,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,394,000
Federal grants: $18,204,000
Federal procurement contracts: $27,407,000 ($1,666,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,082,000 ($275,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,000,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,972,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,478,000

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

Births: 1,361
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,004
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +198
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +65
Here +3 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wabasha County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.38 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 63
  • 2010 to 2013: 218
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,571
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,279
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,023
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,340
  • 1960 to 1969: 820
  • 1950 to 1959: 688
  • 1940 to 1949: 442
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,653
Note: State values scaled to Wabasha population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wabasha County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wabasha County population
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 129
  • 4 rooms: 693
  • 5 rooms: 1,005
  • 6 rooms: 1,418
  • 7 rooms: 1,180
  • 8 rooms: 1,033
  • 9+ rooms: 1,772
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 158
  • 3 rooms: 273
  • 4 rooms: 399
  • 5 rooms: 164
  • 6 rooms: 297
  • 7 rooms: 181
  • 8 rooms: 99
  • 9+ rooms: 165
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wabasha County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wabasha County population
  • no bedroom: 29
  • 1 bedroom: 158
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,579
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,139
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,808
  • 5+ bedrooms: 547
  • no bedroom: 40
  • 1 bedroom: 483
  • 2 bedrooms: 571
  • 3 bedrooms: 434
  • 4 bedrooms: 177
  • 5+ bedrooms: 70
Cars and other vehicles available in Wabasha County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wabasha County population
  • no vehicle: 108
  • 1 vehicle: 1,434
  • 2 vehicles: 3,321
  • 3 vehicles: 1,636
  • 4 vehicles: 509
  • 5+ vehicles: 263
  • no vehicle: 245
  • 1 vehicle: 843
  • 2 vehicles: 422
  • 3 vehicles: 232
  • 4 vehicles: 42
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

88% of Wabasha County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Minnesota.

Wabasha County:

88.4%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 16,760
  • Other state: 4,360
  • Northeast: 211
  • Midwest: 2,994
  • South: 553
  • West: 591

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wabasha County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (48.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32.9%)
  • Electricity (6.6%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Other fuel (3.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (39.2%)
  • Electricity (30.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.3%)
  • Other fuel (4.6%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 232
Here:

10.6%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 133
Here:

21.1%
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)

Wabasha County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,334,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,077,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $2,080,000
    Regular Highways: $1,868,000
    Police Protection: $1,356,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,070,000
    Central Staff Services: $985,000
    Financial Administration: $804,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $586,000
    Health Services - Other: $581,000
    General - Other: $444,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $315,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $219,000
    Parks & Recreation: $209,000
    General Public Buildings: $156,000
    Libraries: $118,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $76,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $539,000
    Regular Highways: $54,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $736,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $27,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,012,000

Wabasha County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,122,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $836,000
    Interest Earnings: $450,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,393,000
    Public Welfare: $1,923,000
    General Support: $1,143,000
    All Other: $932,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,267,000
    NEC: $163,000

Wabasha County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $185,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $185,000

Wabasha County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,174,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 173
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 147
  • Number of recipients under 18: 18
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 118
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 37
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 85
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 64
Wabasha County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Wabasha County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Wabasha County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18779.3 years
William14177.7 years
Mary12883.5 years
Robert10373.7 years
Anna9086.0 years
Margaret8282.1 years
Helen8283.5 years
Edward7577.9 years
James7571.3 years
Dorothy7078.4 years
Most common last names in Wabasha County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6180.0 years
Miller5477.0 years
Meyer5382.9 years
Smith4078.1 years
Anderson4080.6 years
Schmidt3979.1 years
Passe3781.9 years
Peterson3681.9 years
Peters3178.1 years
Olson3077.0 years
Businesses in Wabasha County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
AmericInn2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen3Subway3
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block3