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Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 10,269 (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: 14 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Yellow Medicine County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (44.5%), Educational, health and social services (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 62%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Yellow Medicine County, MN (2017)
    • 9,14382.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4474.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2582.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1941.8%Two or more races
    • 670.6%Asian alone
    • 280.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Males: 5,247  (51.1%)
Females: 5,022  (48.9%)
Average household size:
Yellow Medicine County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,192 ($34,393 in 1999)
This county:

$59,192
Minnesota:

$68,388

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $457 (lower quartile is $348, upper quartile is $593)
This county:

$457
State:

$859


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,509 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Yellow Medicine:

$115,509
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,190 - $157,312
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $997
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $413

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:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 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
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $278,100
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $310,100
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $375,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Yellow Medicine, MN residents
Average permit cost in Yellow Medicine, MN
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,142 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,121 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Yellow Medicine, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Yellow Medicine, MN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Yellow Medicine, MN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.9%
Yellow Medicine County:

9.9%
Minnesota:

9.5%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.2% for Black residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.1 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 44.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.7 years old, Black residents: 45.2 years old, American Indian residents: 33.5 years old, Asian residents: 19.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 35.8 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:

5.4%
Minnesota:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 405
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 169 (52.0% naturalized citizens)

Yellow Medicine County:

1.7%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 142010 or later
  • 522000 to 2009
  • 531990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970

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: 4,228
  • One, attached: 41
  • Two: 44
  • 3 or 4: 58
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 134
  • 20 to 49: 54
  • 50 or more: 58
  • Mobile homes: 120

Housing units in Yellow Medicine County with a mortgage: 1,701 (48 second mortgage, 110 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,620

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yellow Medicine County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Yellow Medicine

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,578 (74.5%)
  • Carpooled: 416 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 42 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 241 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 507 (10.6%)
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%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

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


  • 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%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • Lebanon (14%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (7%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)
  • Greece (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yellow Medicine County


  • German (29%)
  • Norwegian (23%)
  • American (5%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Belgian (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

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 $77,837.

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.91% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($28,439 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($11,046 average AGI)
Yellow Medicine County:

0.94%
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 Chippewa County, MN  1.40% ($35,263 average AGI)
from Lyon County, MN  1.18% ($34,042)


5.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.19% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($35,607 average AGI)
1.12% relocated to other states ($11,112 average AGI)
Yellow Medicine County:

1.12%
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 Chippewa County, MN  1.02% ($31,976 average AGI)
to Lyon County, MN  0.57% ($59,348)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Yellow Medicine County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yellow Medicine County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yellow Medicine County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yellow Medicine County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 10,269
  • In family households: 8,414 (1,648 male householders, 1,219 female householders)
    2,406 spouses, 2,719 children (2,564 natural, 50 adopted, 102 stepchildren), 85 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 45 other relatives, 220 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,561 (756 male householders (608 living alone)), 593 female householders (539 living alone)), 205 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 286

Size of family households: 1,502 2-persons, 508 3-persons, 477 4-persons, 232 5-persons, 81 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,148 1-person, 178 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,664 married couples with children.
572 single-parent households (176 men, 396 women).

95.6% of residents of Yellow Medicine speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
0.6% 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 in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • 62014 or later
  • 532010 to 2013
  • 2192000 to 2009
  • 2821990 to 1999
  • 2671980 to 1989
  • 7111970 to 1979
  • 4201960 to 1969
  • 5951950 to 1959
  • 4391940 to 1949
  • 1,6871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 2154 rooms
  • 5005 rooms
  • 5856 rooms
  • 5077 rooms
  • 4738 rooms
  • 1,0069+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • 311 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 1553 rooms
  • 1694 rooms
  • 1045 rooms
  • 1286 rooms
  • 1247 rooms
  • 558 rooms
  • 729+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 6102 bedrooms
  • 1,4443 bedrooms
  • 9254 bedrooms
  • 2785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
  • 30no bedroom
  • 2371 bedroom
  • 2962 bedrooms
  • 1883 bedrooms
  • 1224 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Yellow Medicine County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yellow Medicine County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 69no vehicle
  • 6121 vehicle
  • 1,3742 vehicles
  • 7703 vehicles
  • 3114 vehicles
  • 1995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Yellow Medicine County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yellow Medicine County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 116no vehicle
  • 3941 vehicle
  • 2622 vehicles
  • 1133 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

89.4% of Yellow Medicine County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Minnesota.

Yellow Medicine County:

89.4%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 8,366
  • Other state: 1,627
  • Northeast: 75
  • Midwest: 1,157
  • South: 203
  • West: 193
Year householders moved into unit in Yellow Medicine County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yellow Medicine County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.2%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 38.5%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 80
Here:

7.6%
Minnesota:

10.7%

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

3.1%
Minnesota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

9.2%
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

Yellow Medicine County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $115,000
  • Charges - Other: $704,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,415,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,014,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,172,000
    Police Protection: $1,383,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,291,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,216,000
    Financial Administration: $1,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $472,000
    General Public Buildings: $441,000
    Health - Other: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $167,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $590,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Other: $20,000
    Natural Resources: $18,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $211,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,193,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,105,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,088,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,383,000
    Special Assessments: $821,000
    Interest Earnings: $250,000
    Rents: $208,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $606,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    General Public Building: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,992,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,573,000
    Public Welfare: $2,160,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Other: $329,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,144,000
    Other License: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
    Other: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,464,000

Yellow Medicine County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $115,000
  • Charges - Other: $704,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,415,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,014,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,172,000
    Police Protection: $1,383,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,291,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,216,000
    Financial Administration: $1,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $472,000
    General Public Buildings: $441,000
    Health - Other: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $167,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $590,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Other: $20,000
    Natural Resources: $18,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $211,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,193,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,105,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,088,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,383,000
    Special Assessments: $821,000
    Interest Earnings: $250,000
    Rents: $208,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $606,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    General Public Building: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,992,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,573,000
    Public Welfare: $2,160,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Other: $329,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,144,000
    Other License: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
    Other: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,464,000

Yellow Medicine County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $115,000
  • Charges - Other: $704,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,415,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,014,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,172,000
    Police Protection: $1,383,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,291,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,216,000
    Financial Administration: $1,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $472,000
    General Public Buildings: $441,000
    Health - Other: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $167,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $590,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Other: $20,000
    Natural Resources: $18,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $211,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,193,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,105,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,088,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,383,000
    Special Assessments: $821,000
    Interest Earnings: $250,000
    Rents: $208,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $606,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    General Public Building: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,992,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,573,000
    Public Welfare: $2,160,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Other: $329,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,144,000
    Other License: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
    Other: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,464,000

Yellow Medicine County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $115,000
  • Charges - Other: $704,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,415,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,014,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,172,000
    Police Protection: $1,383,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,291,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,216,000
    Financial Administration: $1,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $472,000
    General Public Buildings: $441,000
    Health - Other: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $167,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $590,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Other: $20,000
    Natural Resources: $18,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $211,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,193,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,105,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,088,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,383,000
    Special Assessments: $821,000
    Interest Earnings: $250,000
    Rents: $208,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $606,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    General Public Building: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,992,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,573,000
    Public Welfare: $2,160,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Other: $329,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,144,000
    Other License: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
    Other: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,464,000

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
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