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Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 10,165 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 11,080 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,789
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,599
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,522
Renter-occupied apartments: 904 (it was 917 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

27%

Land area: 758 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yellow Medicine County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (50.4%), Educational, health and social services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 31%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 65%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 5,186  (51.0%)
Females: 4,979  (49.0%)

Yellow Medicine County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Yellow Medicine County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,778 ($34,393 in 1999)

This county:

$56,778
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $441 (lower quartile is $335, upper quartile is $568)
This county:

$441
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,499 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Yellow Medicine:

$108,499
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,467 - $181,410
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $979
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $396

Institutionalized population: 191

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 59
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $301,400
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $152,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,111 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,058 (1.1%)

Yellow Medicine County household income distribution in 2009 Yellow Medicine County home values distribution Yellow Medicine County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.3%
Yellow Medicine County:

10.3%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.8% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.4% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.1 years old
(Males: 41.2 years old, Females: 45.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.7 years old, Black residents: 44.7 years old, American Indian residents: 34.1 years old, Asian residents: 19.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.7 years old, Other race residents: 34.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yellow Medicine County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Granite Falls, Canby, Clarkfield, Wood Lake, Hanley Falls, Echo, Porter, St. Leo, Hazel Run.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Yellow Medicine County: Lake Byllesbay Campground (A), Greenwood Campground (B), Southern Hills Golf Club (C), Fountain Valley Golf Club (D), Elmdale Hills Golf Course (E), Emerald Greens Golf Course (F), University of Minnesota Rosemount Research Center (G), Cannon Country Club (H), Bellwood Oaks Golf Course (I), White Barn Orchard (J), Applewood Orchard (K), Sunshine Orchard (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Farmington Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Yellow Medicine County include: Highview Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Jehovah's Witnesses (C), Castle Rock Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2), McNutt Cemetery (3), Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery (4), Highview Christiana Cemetery (5), Solar Lutheran Cemetery (6), Hampton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Lake (A), Spring Banks Lake (B), Rice Lake (C), Mud Hen Lake (D), Chub Lake (E), Carter Slough (F), Lake Byllesby (G), Pool 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Mud Creek (A), Dutch Creek (B), South Branch Vermillion River (C), Chub Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Yellow Medicine County include: Lake Byllesby County Park (1), Ignatius Donnelly's Nininger City Home Historical Marker (2), Spring Lake Regional Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Codington County, South Dakota , Door County, Wisconsin , Jefferson County, Oregon , Custer County, Idaho , Kingsbury County, South Dakota , Potter County, South Dakota , Sibley County .

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: 405
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 157 (50.3% naturalized citizens)

Yellow Medicine County:

1.6%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 12
  • 2000 to 2009: 51
  • 1990 to 1999: 51
  • 1980 to 1989: 24
  • 1970 to 1979: 11
  • Before 1970: 35
Note: State values scaled to Yellow Medicine County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.3%

Yellow Medicine County marital status for males Yellow Medicine County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,183
  • One, attached: 41
  • Two: 46
  • 3 or 4: 54
  • 5 to 9: 94
  • 10 to 19: 127
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • 50 or more: 59
  • Mobile homes: 121

Housing units in Yellow Medicine County with a mortgage: 1,686 (49 second mortgage, 120 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,599

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yellow Medicine County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,64716
Catholic2,2743
Evangelical Protestant1,80615
None711-
Yellow Medicine County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Yellow Medicine County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Yellow Medicine County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yellow Medicine County:

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Yellow Medicine County:

27.0%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Yellow Medicine County:

Average size of farms: 453 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $140,393
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $229.27
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $115,545
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.40%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $99,102
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.46
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.74%
Corn for grain: 172335 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12998 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 176139 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8 acres

Tornado activity:

Yellow Medicine County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 5400258.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 18 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/9/1973, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Yellow Medicine 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 66.8 miles away from Yellow Medicine County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 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 180.2 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 204.1 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 89.7 miles away from Yellow Medicine 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 145.7 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, 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, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 01, 2011 to July 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4009: July 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4009, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1900: April 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1900, Natural disaster type: 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 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 29, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1622: January 04, 2006, FEMA Id: 1622, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Yellow Medicine County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 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 (27%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (29%)
  • Guatemala (12%)
  • Honduras (8%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (7%)
  • Laos (5%)
  • Lebanon (5%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yellow Medicine County (%):

  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (25%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Belgian (2%)

Yellow Medicine County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,517 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 431 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 38 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 237 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 496 (10.5%)

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


People in group quarters in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 255 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 99 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,240.

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.37% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($23,252 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($10,074 average AGI)
Yellow Medicine County:

1.42%
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 Lyon County, MN  0.88% ($31,108 average AGI)
from Chippewa County, MN  0.36% ($20,733)
from Renville County, MN  0.33% ($58,929)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($55,583)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.65% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($22,921 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($9,082 average AGI)
Yellow Medicine County:

1.59%
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 Lyon County, MN  1.00% ($32,558 average AGI)
to Chippewa County, MN  0.77% ($25,697)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.30% ($32,077)
to Lac qui Parle County, MN  0.30% ($28,077)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Yellow Medicine County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Yellow Medicine County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Yellow Medicine County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yellow Medicine County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yellow Medicine County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,362 (2,130 aged, 232 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 104 (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 Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (127)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (114)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (105)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (95)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (91)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (76)
  • Congestive heart failure (68)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (54)
  • Unspecified dementia (48)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (40)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 18.9
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,147
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,673
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,499

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 919
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 947
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 57

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 53
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,165
  • In family households: 8,297 (1,628 male householders, 1,196 female householders)
    2,356 spouses, 2,705 children (2,543 natural, 46 adopted, 116 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 19 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 41 other relatives, 211 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,569 (760 male householders (624 living alone)), 602 female householders (549 living alone)), 203 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 287

Size of family households: 1,495 2-persons, 504 3-persons, 465 4-persons, 223 5-persons, 73 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,173 1-person, 172 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,635 married couples with children.
597 single-parent households (191 men, 406 women).

95.8% of residents of Yellow Medicine speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $81,206,000 ($7,675 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $470,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,124,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,542,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,656,000
Federal grants: $15,263,000
Federal procurement contracts: $741,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,879,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $662,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,965,000
Federal Government insurance: $89,599,000

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

Births: 676
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 732
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -578
Here -55 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Yellow Medicine County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.57 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:

4.9
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 4
  • 2010 to 2013: 46
  • 2000 to 2009: 222
  • 1990 to 1999: 284
  • 1980 to 1989: 268
  • 1970 to 1979: 707
  • 1960 to 1969: 402
  • 1950 to 1959: 585
  • 1940 to 1949: 464
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,701
Note: State values scaled to Yellow Medicine population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yellow Medicine County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 25
  • 4 rooms: 225
  • 5 rooms: 497
  • 6 rooms: 598
  • 7 rooms: 518
  • 8 rooms: 461
  • 9+ rooms: 958
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 69
  • 3 rooms: 162
  • 4 rooms: 167
  • 5 rooms: 103
  • 6 rooms: 129
  • 7 rooms: 122
  • 8 rooms: 55
  • 9+ rooms: 72
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yellow Medicine County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 48
  • 2 bedrooms: 640
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,439
  • 4 bedrooms: 899
  • 5+ bedrooms: 254
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 248
  • 2 bedrooms: 291
  • 3 bedrooms: 190
  • 4 bedrooms: 122
  • 5+ bedrooms: 33
Cars and other vehicles available in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yellow Medicine County population
  • no vehicle: 69
  • 1 vehicle: 619
  • 2 vehicles: 1,364
  • 3 vehicles: 741
  • 4 vehicles: 320
  • 5+ vehicles: 175
  • no vehicle: 117
  • 1 vehicle: 399
  • 2 vehicles: 262
  • 3 vehicles: 111
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

89% of Yellow Medicine County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Minnesota.

Yellow Medicine County:

89.2%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 8,349
  • Other state: 1,610
  • Northeast: 78
  • Midwest: 1,129
  • South: 196
  • West: 200

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yellow Medicine County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (41.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.5%)
  • Electricity (17.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (2.6%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Electricity (46.9%)
  • Utility gas (37.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 77
Here:

7.3%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

9.0%
Minnesota:

22.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

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Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Yellow Medicine County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,221,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,106,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,592,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,340,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,309,000
    Corrections - Other: $706,000
    Police Protection: $550,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $499,000
    Central Staff Services: $426,000
    Financial Administration: $416,000
    Housing & Community Development: $290,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $197,000
    General Public Buildings: $87,000
    General - Other: $86,000
    Parks & Recreation: $84,000
    Libraries: $48,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $209,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $115,000
    General: $54,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $302,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $186,000
    Financial Administration: $30,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Welfare - Other: $28,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
    Central Staff: $10,000
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Judicial: $1,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,635,000

Yellow Medicine County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $187,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $0
    Highways: $0
    Public Welfare: $0
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $568,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $280,000
    Special Assessments: $155,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,306,000
    Public Welfare: $1,796,000
    General Support: $967,000
    All Other: $43,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,150,000
    NEC: $20,000

Yellow Medicine County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,410,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $12,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,460,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $962,000

Yellow Medicine County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,350,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 141
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 116
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 85
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 42
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 68
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 54
Yellow Medicine County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Yellow Medicine County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Yellow Medicine County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9080.7 years
Anna7586.4 years
William6281.2 years
Henry6082.4 years
Mary5580.6 years
George5481.2 years
Arthur5480.0 years
Harold5375.8 years
Emma5183.8 years
Clarence4978.1 years
Most common last names in Yellow Medicine County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson12379.9 years
Johnson11880.5 years
Olson9181.6 years
Peterson7679.2 years
Hanson7079.9 years
Nelson6880.8 years
Knutson3278.6 years
Iverson3078.5 years
Larson3083.6 years
Miller2979.6 years
Businesses in Yellow Medicine County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1True Value3
Dairy Queen2U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
Subway2