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McLeod County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2019: 36,323 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 34,898 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,592
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,618
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,558
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,429 (it was 2,891 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

27%

Land area: 492 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in McLeod County: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (17.8%), Educational, health and social services (14.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in McLeod County, MN (2019)
    • 32,64690.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,3306.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5001.4%Two or more races
    • 2230.6%Asian alone
    • 2160.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1390.4%Some other race alone
    • 790.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Males: 18,170  (50.0%)
Females: 18,153  (50.0%)
Average household size:
McLeod County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,984 ($45,953 in 1999)
This county:

$64,984
Minnesota:

$74,593

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $703 (lower quartile is $507, upper quartile is $896)
This county:

$703
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $181,472 (it was $105,700 in 2000)
McLeod:

$181,472
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $128,468 - $260,025

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $226,713
Here:

$226,713
State:

$296,404

Townhouses or other attached units: $190,227
Here:

$190,227
State:

$232,732

In 2-unit structures: $163,121
Here:

$163,121
State:

$259,218

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,667
Here:

$155,667
State:

$225,601

Mobile homes: $40,592
Here:

$40,592
State:

$67,064

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,343
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $523

Institutionalized population: 327

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 50
  • Thefts: 64
  • Auto thefts: 21

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 43
  • Thefts: 92
  • Auto thefts: 14
McLeod County, MN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 119 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1998: 152 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 1999: 162 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2000: 166 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2001: 222 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2002: 250 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2003: 282 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2004: 273 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2005: 261 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2006: 160 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $217,800
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $209,200
  • 2014: 37 buildings, average cost: $212,200
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2016: 50 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2017: 56 buildings, average cost: $209,200
  • 2018: 72 buildings, average cost: $227,900
  • 2019: 52 buildings, average cost: $237,100
Number of permits per 10,000 McLeod, MN residents
Average permit cost in McLeod, MN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,068 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,033 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in McLeod, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in McLeod, MN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in McLeod, MN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
McLeod County:

7.9%
Minnesota:

9.0%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.2% for American Indian residents, 45.2% for other race residents, 1.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 43.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 25.7 years old, American Indian residents: 51.5 years old, Asian residents: 34.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 31.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McLeod County is $469 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $832 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hutchinson, Glencoe, Winsted, Lester Prairie, Brownton, Silver Lake, Stewart, Plato, Biscay.

McLeod 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 McLeod County: Island View Golf Club (A), Bongards (B), Augusta (C), Rivers Edge Country Club (D), Timber Creek Golf Course (E), Top Dog Country Club (F), Tacoma West Industrial Park (G), Mielke School (H), Dobraty School (I), Hydes Lake School (J), Ames Farm (K), Deardorff Orchards (L), Dahlgreen Golf Club (M), Connally School (N), Camp Manakiki (O), Carver Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McLeod County include: Zion Church (A), Zoar Church (B), Saint Peters Church (C), East Union Church (D), Waconia Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Friedens Church (G), Saint Pauls Church (H), Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Augustana Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Zion Cemetery (3), Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery (4), Saint John's United Church of Christ Cemetery (5), Cologne United Methodist Cemetery (6), Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Assumption Lake (A), Aue Lake (B), Barlous Lake (C), Barnes Lake (D), Baylor Lake (E), Berliner Lake (F), Goose Lake (G), Gaystock Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Buffalo Creek (A), Crane Creek (B), Bevens Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McLeod County include: Waconia State Wildlife Management Area (1), Hawks Park (2), Baylor County Park (3), Gravel Pit State Wildlife Management Area (4), Schneewind State Wildlife Management Area (5), Assumption State Wildlife Management Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Kennebec County, Maine , Door County, Wisconsin , Jefferson County, Oregon , Grand Traverse County, Michigan , Potter County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 1,188
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,069 (46.7% naturalized citizens)

McLeod County:

2.9%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1902010 or later
  • 2562000 to 2009
  • 3421990 to 1999
  • 1811980 to 1989
  • 1011970 to 1979
  • 107Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.0%

McLeod County marital status for males McLeod County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,687
  • One, attached: 811
  • Two: 321
  • 3 or 4: 364
  • 5 to 9: 569
  • 10 to 19: 514
  • 20 to 49: 864
  • 50 or more: 343
  • Mobile homes: 587
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in McLeod County with a mortgage: 7,206 (242 second mortgage, 574 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,485

Here:

63.6% with mortgage
State:

65.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McLeod County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,83134
Catholic8,0205
Mainline Protestant3,76813
Other3043
None6,728-
McLeod 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: 6
McLeod County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
McLeod County:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McLeod County:

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
McLeod County:

26.8%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in McLeod County:

Average size of farms: 266 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $82,160
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $231.53
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $68,380
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,747
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.44
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.52%
Corn for grain: 97019 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3756 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 96487 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,114 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 55 acres

Tornado activity:

McLeod County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 2503983.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 350 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/6/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McLeod County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 46% 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 104.0 miles away from McLeod County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.6 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 257.3 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 142.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from McLeod County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 271.8 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4531, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019 - April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4442, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2013 to June 26, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4131: July 25, 2013, FEMA Id: 4131, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, 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 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 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 Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 09, 2002 to June 28, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1419: June 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1419, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in McLeod County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - McLeod

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,557 (85.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,207 (6.6%)
  • Bus: 99 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 128 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 80 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 406 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 788 (4.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (45%)
  • Venezuela (7%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Ukraine (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Nigeria (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McLeod County


  • German (51%)
  • American (7%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Czech (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

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

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

  • 298 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 43 people in other group homes
  • 34 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 276 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 83 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 65 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $62,844.

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.83% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($33,407 average AGI)
1.16% relocated from other states ($8,954 average AGI)
McLeod County:

1.16%
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 Carver County, MN  0.63% ($45,784 average AGI)
from Wright County, MN  0.59% ($41,604)
from Meeker County, MN  0.58% ($43,899)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.57% ($42,126)
from Sibley County, MN  0.37% ($36,123)
from Renville County, MN  0.22% ($32,152)
from Dakota County, MN  0.20% ($48,452)


6.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.90% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($36,407 average AGI)
1.37% relocated to other states ($9,700 average AGI)
McLeod County:

1.37%
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 Hennepin County, MN  0.83% ($49,449 average AGI)
to Meeker County, MN  0.64% ($50,857)
to Carver County, MN  0.59% ($59,222)
to Wright County, MN  0.57% ($38,839)
to Sibley County, MN  0.34% ($34,981)
to Stearns County, MN  0.20% ($36,742)
to Renville County, MN  0.15% ($33,174)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in McLeod County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in McLeod County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in McLeod County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McLeod County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in McLeod County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in McLeod County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in McLeod County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in McLeod County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in McLeod County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,710 (5,149 aged, 561 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 428 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in McLeod County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (352)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (287)
  • Unspecified dementia (269)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (241)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (197)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (184)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (156)
  • Congestive heart failure (109)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (30)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (22)

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: 5.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,493
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 898
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,575

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,520
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 868
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 53
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,323
  • Male householders: 7,771 (1,995 living alone), Female householders: 7,192 (2,449 living alone)
  • 7,500 spouses (7,464 opposite-sex spouses), 1,510 unmarried partners, (1,500 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,990 children (9,503 natural, 159 adopted, 331 stepchildren), 698 grandchildren, 133 brothers or sisters, 195 parents, 18 foster children, 379 other relatives, 658 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 319

Size of family households: 4,570 2-persons, 1,904 3-persons, 1,787 4-persons, 720 5-persons, 401 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,449 1-person, 917 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 19 5-persons.

5,567 married couples with children.
2,006 single-parent households (708 men, 1,298 women).

94.2% of residents of McLeod speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $138,710,000 ($3,833 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,747,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $71,568,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,060,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,543,000
Federal grants: $18,895,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,285,000 ($47,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,358,000 ($389,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,981,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $33,518,000
Federal Government insurance: $55,686,000

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

Births: 2,650
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,486
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +157
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +472
Here +13 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in McLeod County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.42 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:

4.1
State:

3.9

Year house built in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • 4072014 or later
  • 1332010 to 2013
  • 2,0762000 to 2009
  • 2,2381990 to 1999
  • 1,9031980 to 1989
  • 2,3291970 to 1979
  • 1,4911960 to 1969
  • 1,4311950 to 1959
  • 7371940 to 1949
  • 3,2771939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in McLeod County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • 71 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 2453 rooms
  • 8774 rooms
  • 1,7595 rooms
  • 1,9146 rooms
  • 2,1247 rooms
  • 1,6278 rooms
  • 3,0989+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • 1071 room
  • 1912 rooms
  • 8093 rooms
  • 8224 rooms
  • 6205 rooms
  • 3356 rooms
  • 2057 rooms
  • 848 rooms
  • 1179+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McLeod County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • 12no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 2,2122 bedrooms
  • 5,1023 bedrooms
  • 3,2164 bedrooms
  • 8645+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McLeod County, Minnesota
  • 107no bedroom
  • 9471 bedroom
  • 1,4882 bedrooms
  • 4903 bedrooms
  • 2324 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in McLeod County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in McLeod County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McLeod County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 197no vehicle
  • 2,5701 vehicle
  • 4,8882 vehicles
  • 2,5413 vehicles
  • 9564 vehicles
  • 5535+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in McLeod County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McLeod County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 495no vehicle
  • 1,6601 vehicle
  • 8592 vehicles
  • 2383 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

89.3% of McLeod County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Minnesota.

McLeod County:

89.3%
State average:

85.9%

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

  • This state: 29,976
  • Other state: 5,205
  • Northeast: 307
  • Midwest: 2,856
  • South: 1,011
  • West: 1,060
Year householders moved into unit in McLeod County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in McLeod County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.7%Utility gas
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.7%Utility gas
  • 39.3%Electricity
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 429
Here:

11.8%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 92
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 120
Here:

10.1%
Minnesota:

22.0%

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

McLeod County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,629,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,918,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,398,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,208,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,776,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,425,000
    Police Protection: $6,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,235,000
    Regular Highways: $3,178,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,945,000
    Health - Other: $2,912,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,802,000
    Financial Administration: $1,260,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,138,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $805,000
    Parks and Recreation: $692,000
    General Public Buildings: $658,000
    Corrections - Other: $333,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $503,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $268,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $288,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,074,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,577,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,482,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,985,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,452,000
    Special Assessments: $621,000
    Interest Earnings: $141,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,909,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,828,000
    Highways: $4,536,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,813,000
    Other: $336,000
    Health and Hospitals: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,840,000
    Other License: $107,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,325,000

McLeod County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,629,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,918,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,398,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,208,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,776,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,425,000
    Police Protection: $6,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,235,000
    Regular Highways: $3,178,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,945,000
    Health - Other: $2,912,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,802,000
    Financial Administration: $1,260,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,138,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $805,000
    Parks and Recreation: $692,000
    General Public Buildings: $658,000
    Corrections - Other: $333,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $503,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $268,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $288,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,074,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,577,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,482,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,985,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,452,000
    Special Assessments: $621,000
    Interest Earnings: $141,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,909,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,828,000
    Highways: $4,536,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,813,000
    Other: $336,000
    Health and Hospitals: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,840,000
    Other License: $107,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,325,000

McLeod County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,629,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,918,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,398,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,208,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,776,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,425,000
    Police Protection: $6,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,235,000
    Regular Highways: $3,178,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,945,000
    Health - Other: $2,912,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,802,000
    Financial Administration: $1,260,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,138,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $805,000
    Parks and Recreation: $692,000
    General Public Buildings: $658,000
    Corrections - Other: $333,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $503,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $268,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $288,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,074,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,577,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,482,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,985,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,452,000
    Special Assessments: $621,000
    Interest Earnings: $141,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,909,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,828,000
    Highways: $4,536,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,813,000
    Other: $336,000
    Health and Hospitals: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,840,000
    Other License: $107,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,325,000

McLeod County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,629,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,918,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,398,000
    Regular Highways: $217,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,208,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,776,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,425,000
    Police Protection: $6,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,235,000
    Regular Highways: $3,178,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,945,000
    Health - Other: $2,912,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,802,000
    Financial Administration: $1,260,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,138,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $805,000
    Parks and Recreation: $692,000
    General Public Buildings: $658,000
    Corrections - Other: $333,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $503,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $268,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $288,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,074,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,577,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,482,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,985,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,452,000
    Special Assessments: $621,000
    Interest Earnings: $141,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,909,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,828,000
    Highways: $4,536,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,813,000
    Other: $336,000
    Health and Hospitals: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,840,000
    Other License: $107,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,325,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 264
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 238
  • Number of recipients under 18: 40
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 179
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 113
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 114
Most common first names in McLeod County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William18879.7 years
John18279.4 years
Henry15781.3 years
Anna14386.4 years
Mary14082.8 years
Arthur12777.9 years
Emma11987.2 years
George11579.3 years
Helen11482.6 years
Edward11379.5 years
Most common last names in McLeod County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6179.0 years
Schmidt6180.2 years
Anderson5779.1 years
Johnson5381.1 years
Schultz5177.8 years
Peterson5177.5 years
Jensen4780.6 years
Rannow4579.8 years
Nelson4077.3 years
Olson3979.6 years
Businesses in McLeod County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Best Western1Nike2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2RadioShack1
Chevrolet2Sears1
Dairy Queen2Slumberland1
FedEx2Subway5
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block4Target1
Hardee's1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul4
KFC1UPS7
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1