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Total population: 17,402 (Urban population: 17,092 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 310 (all nonfarm))

Albert Lea,MN index of house prices


Houses: 8,142 (7,794 occupied: 5,679 owner occupied, 2,115 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

25%

Housing density: 755 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $202,863.


Median contract rent in 2009: $430 (lower quartile is $326, upper quartile is $553)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $579


Median gross rent in Albert Lea, MN in 2009: $554


Housing units in Albert Lea with a mortgage: 2,962 (207 second mortgage, 509 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,085


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $56,798


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,845


Median monthly housing costs: $598





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Albert Lea, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $97,489 (it was $69,500 in 2000)
Albert Lea:

$97,489
Minnesota:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,214 - $145,181

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $136,759
Here:

$136,759
State:

$247,637

Townhouses or other attached units: $222,314
Here:

$222,314
State:

$193,158

In 2-unit structures: $366,447
Here:

$366,447
State:

$233,138

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,914
Here:

$91,914
State:

$214,201

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $208,946
Here:

$208,946
State:

$177,950

Mobile homes: $37,323
Here:

$37,323
State:

$34,666

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,795
  • In family households: 14,314 (3,835 male householders, 1,045 female householders)
    3,887 spouses, 4,678 children (4,319 natural, 145 adopted, 214 stepchildren), 126 grandchildren, 84 brothers or sisters, 101 parents, 145 other relatives, 413 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,481 (1,195 male householders (966 living alone)), 1,755 female householders (1,598 living alone)), 531 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 568 (404 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,508 2-persons, 942 3-persons, 876 4-persons, 362 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 40 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,564 1-person, 309 2-persons, 38 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

2,797 married couples with children.
1,110 single-parent households (254 men, 856 women).

90.6% of residents of Albert Lea speak English at home.
7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 847 (4.6%)
(24.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

3.7

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Albert Lea, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 112
  • 4 rooms: 675
  • 5 rooms: 1,397
  • 6 rooms: 1,208
  • 7 rooms: 929
  • 8 rooms: 671
  • 9 or more rooms: 639
  • 1 room: 125
  • 2 rooms: 312
  • 3 rooms: 560
  • 4 rooms: 521
  • 5 rooms: 344
  • 6 rooms: 163
  • 7 rooms: 67
  • 8 rooms: 11
  • 9 or more rooms: 12
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Albert Lea, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 190
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,562
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,901
  • 4 bedrooms: 895
  • 5+ bedrooms: 118
  • no bedroom: 147
  • 1 bedroom: 987
  • 2 bedrooms: 673
  • 3 bedrooms: 247
  • 4 bedrooms: 57
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in Albert Lea, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 221
  • 1 vehicle: 1,857
  • 2 vehicles: 2,641
  • 3 vehicles: 749
  • 4 vehicles: 169
  • 5+ vehicles: 42
  • no vehicle: 596
  • 1 vehicle: 1,100
  • 2 vehicles: 361
  • 3 vehicles: 46
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 60
  • 2000 to 2004: 221
  • 1990 to 1999: 479
  • 1980 to 1989: 428
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,270
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,017
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,743
  • 1940 to 1949: 745
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,288

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Albert Lea, MN house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Albert Lea, MN:

  • Less than $10,000: 41
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 20
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 34
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 42
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 44
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 52
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 80
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 140
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 324
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 262
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 291
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 322
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 351
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 885
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 760
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 520
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 325
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 450
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 198
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 147
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 68
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 22
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 2
  • $1,000,000 or more: 2
 


Albert Lea rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Albert Lea:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 59
  • $150 to $199: 72
  • $200 to $249: 69
  • $250 to $299: 55
  • $300 to $349: 83
  • $350 to $399: 189
  • $400 to $449: 159
  • $450 to $499: 117
  • $500 to $549: 85
  • $550 to $599: 235
  • $600 to $649: 73
  • $650 to $699: 138
  • $700 to $749: 84
  • $750 to $799: 45
  • $800 to $899: 43
  • $900 to $999: 124
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 60
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 52
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 43
  • $2,000 or more: 29
  • No cash rent: 84
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 207
  • 1990 to 1994: 215
  • 1985 to 1989: 108
  • 1980 to 1984: 95
  • 1975 to 1979: 52
  • 1970 to 1974: 47
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 110


Albert Lea, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.3%
Number of people working at home: 219 (2.6% of all workers)


Albert Lea commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 591
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2748
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2176
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 730
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 360
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 261
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 546
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 118
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 74
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 185
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 156
  • 90 or more minutes: 127
 


Albert Lea mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,703 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 989 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 28 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 251 (3%)
  • Other means: 48 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 219 (3%)
 


Albert Lea, MN household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 760
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 804
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 650
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 708
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 597
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 567
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 551
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 486
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 433
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 702
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 695
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 514
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 180
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 69
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 47
  • $200,000 or more: 67
 

First ancestries reported:

 Norwegian: 5176
 German: 4003
 Other groups: 1999
 Danish: 866
 Irish: 796
 English: 642
 United States or American: 458
 Swedish: 323
 Dutch: 301
 Polish: 256
 Czech: 246
 French (except Basque): 138
 Scandinavian: 114
 French Canadian: 83
 Scotch-Irish: 74
 Scottish: 63
 Italian: 52
 Czechoslovakian: 43
 Finnish: 42
 British: 27
 European: 23
 Ukrainian: 23
 Greek: 17
 Arab:: 17
 Welsh: 15
 Croatian: 12
 Russian: 11
 Lebanese: 11
 Luxemburger: 7
 Swiss: 7
 Belgian: 6
 Portuguese: 6
 Israeli: 6
 Egyptian: 6
 Albanian: 5
 Slovene: 5
 Subsaharan African:: 5
 African: 5
 Hungarian: 4
 Latvian: 4
 Lithuanian: 1


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



  • Mexico (62%)
  • Nicaragua (6%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Ukraine (3%)
  • Korea (3%)


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

  • This state: 13110
  • Northeast: 153
  • Midwest: 2904
  • South: 762
  • West: 489

58% of Albert Lea residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Minnesota.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 106
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 36
  • 5th and 6th grade: 122
  • 7th and 8th grade: 429
  • 9th grade: 169
  • 10th grade: 161
  • 11th grade: 204
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 188
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,052
  • Less than 1 year of college: 458
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 731
  • Associate degree: 342
  • Bachelor's degree: 592
  • Master's degree: 191
  • Professional school degree: 107
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 47
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 38
  • 5th and 6th grade: 85
  • 7th and 8th grade: 481
  • 9th grade: 118
  • 10th grade: 251
  • 11th grade: 150
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 223
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,597
  • Less than 1 year of college: 601
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,069
  • Associate degree: 365
  • Bachelor's degree: 651
  • Master's degree: 169
  • Professional school degree: 44
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.3%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 10.8%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 16.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 11.1%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 11.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $40,254
  • Black householders: $2,326
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $8,422
  • Asian householders: $89,086
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $14,077
  • Some other race householders: $37,469
  • Two or more races householders: $30,284
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $28,892
Albert Lea household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Albert Lea household income for Black householders
Albert Lea household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Albert Lea household income for Asian householders
Albert Lea household income for Some other race householders
Albert Lea household income for Two or more races householders
Albert Lea household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Albert Lea marital status for males
Albert Lea marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $98,751
  • Black or African American householders: $38,574
  • Asian householders: $157,806
  • Some other race householders: $72,801
  • Two or more races householders: $77,149
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $73,502

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,652
  • One, attached: 327
  • Two: 482
  • 3 or 4: 233
  • 5 to 9: 206
  • 10 to 19: 319
  • 20 to 49: 260
  • 50 or more: 458
  • Mobile homes: 205

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Albert Lea:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Albert Lea
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.7%)
  • Electricity (5.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (68.9%)
  • Electricity (23.6%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)
  • No fuel used (2.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 137
Here:

6.8%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

24.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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 (Noninst.)


 

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