Grant County, MN

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Population

5,923

0.337% decline

Median Age

45.3


Median Household Income

$53,727

0.188% decline

Poverty Rate

10.6%


Number of Employees

2,853

0.903% decline

Median Property Value

$104,900

4.07% growth

About

In 2017, Grant County, MN had a population of 5.92k people with a median age of 45.3 and a median household income of $53,727. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Grant County, MN declined from 5,943 to 5,923, a -0.337% decrease and its median household income declined from $53,828 to $53,727, a -0.188% decrease.

The population of Grant County, MN is 95.6% White Alone, 2.11% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.81% Two or More Races. 2.54% of the people in Grant County, MN speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Grant County, MN is $104,900, and the homeownership rate is 79.3%. Most people in Grant County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Grant County, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Grant County, MN employs 2.85k people. The largest industries in Grant County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (515 people), Manufacturing (322 people), and Retail Trade (322 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,833), Wholesale Trade ($50,859), and Utilities ($50,313).

Median household income in Grant County, MN is $53,727. Males in Grant County, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Grant County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,727

2017 value

± $2,922

-0.188%

1 Year Growth

± 6.66%

Households in Grant County, MN have a median annual income of $53,727, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,828 in 2016, which represents a -0.188% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Grant County, MN made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Grant County, MN by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Grant County, MN workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grant County, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 701

  2. Census Tract 702

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grant County, MN was Census Tract 701 with a value of $51,100, followed by Census Tract 702 and N/A, with respective values of $49,355 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Grant County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grant County, MN (623 out of 5.85k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    612 ± 86

  2. Hispanic

    45 ± 59

  3. Black

    9 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grant County, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.85k

2017 Value

± 153

-0.903%

1 Year decline

± 7.42%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grant County, MN declined at a rate of -0.903%, from 2.88k employees to 2.85k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grant County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (355 people), Management Occupations (314 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (261 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grant County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grant County, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (355 people), Management Occupations (314 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (261 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grant County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.84 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.81 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.68 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grant County, MN, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($66,429), Protective Service Occupations ($65,357), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($58,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.85k

2017 Value

± 153

-0.903%

1 Year decline

± 7.42%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grant County, MN declined at a rate of -0.903%, from 2.88k employees to 2.85k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grant County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (515 people), Manufacturing (322 people), and Retail Trade (322 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grant County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Grant County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Grant County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (515 people), Manufacturing (322 people), and Retail Trade (322 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grant County, MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (8.18 times higher than expected), Construction (1.34 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grant County, MN, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,833), Wholesale Trade ($50,859), and Utilities ($50,313).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.9B

  2. $22.1B

  3. $19.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.9B, followed by Cereal grains with $22.1B and Nonmetal min. prods. and $19.3B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$316B

2015 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

53.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Minnesota trade was $316B. This is expected to increase 53.4% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.5B

  2. $24.3B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $25.5B, followed by Iowa with $24.3B and Illinois and $13.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.6% of the population of Grant County, MN has health coverage, with 35.9% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 17.8% on Medicare, 19.1% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Grant County, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Grant County, MN see 2952 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.873% decrease from the previous year (2978 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5956 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5956 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2952 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Grant County, MN see an average of 2952 patients per year. This represents a 0.873% decrease from the previous year (2978 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.36%

Uninsured

35.9%

Employer Coverage

20.4%

Medicaid

17.8%

Medicare

19.1%

Non-Group

1.46%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grant County, MN declined by 3.16% from 5.53% to 5.36%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grant County, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Grant County, MN is home to a population of 5.92k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.18% of Grant County, MN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Grant County, MN is composed of 5.66k White Alone residents (95.6%), 125 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.11%), 107 Two or More Races residents (1.81%), 14 Black or African American Alone residents (0.236%), 10 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.169%), 5 Asian Alone residents (0.0844%), 2 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0338%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Grant County, MN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (73 speakers), German (25 speakers), and Scandinavian Languages (17 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

27

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Grant County, MN was 45.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 27. But people in Grant County, MN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Grant County, MN residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.18%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.08%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.18% of Grant County, MN residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grant County, MN was 1.08%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Grant County, MN was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Grant County, MN residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Grant County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Grant County, MN was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.66k ± 5

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    125 ± 31.2

  3. Two or More Races

    107 ± 19.4

In 2017, there were 45.3 times more White Alone residents (5.66k people) in Grant County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 125 Hispanic or Latino and 107 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Grant County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    73 speakers (1.31%)

  2. German

    25 speakers (0.447%)

  3. Scandinavian Languages

    17 speakers (0.304%)

2.54% of Grant County, MN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Grant County, MN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.31% of the overall population of Grant County, MN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.447% speak German and 0.304% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    164 ± 34

  2. Korea

    57 ± 16

  3. World War II

    45 ± 51

Grant County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grant County, MN was $104,900 in 2017, which is 0.482 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $100,800 to $104,900, a 4.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Grant County, MN is 79.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Grant County, MN have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Grant County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,727

Median Household Income

± $2,922

2.54k

Number of Households

± 139

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.54k households in Grant County, MN declined from $53,727 from the previous year's value of $53,828.

The following chart displays the households in Grant County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$104,900

2017 Median

± $5,508

$100,800

2016 Median

± $5,815

In 2017, the median property value in Grant County, MN grew to to $104,900 from the previous year's value of $100,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grant County, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grant County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Grant County, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grant County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.3%

2017 Homeownership

80.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.3% of the housing units in Grant County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Grant County, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grant County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grant County, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grant County, MN have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.28% of the workforce in Grant County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.6%

  2. Carpooled

    7.31%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.35%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Grant County, MN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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