Lac qui Parle County, MN

Add Comparison

Population

6,840

1.1% decline

Median Age

50


Median Household Income

$50,195

2% growth

Poverty Rate

9.35%


Number of Employees

3,458

0.575% decline

Median Property Value

$81,100

0.123% growth

About

In 2017, Lac qui Parle County, MN had a population of 6.84k people with a median age of 50 and a median household income of $50,195. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lac qui Parle County, MN declined from 6,916 to 6,840, a -1.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,210 to $50,195, a 2% increase.

The population of Lac qui Parle County, MN is 95.6% White Alone, 2.11% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.15% Black or African American Alone. 2.7% of the people in Lac qui Parle County, MN speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lac qui Parle County, MN is $81,100, and the homeownership rate is 80.5%. Most people in Lac qui Parle County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lac qui Parle County, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Lac qui Parle County, MN employs 3.46k people. The largest industries in Lac qui Parle County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (650 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (496 people), and Retail Trade (429 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($64,750), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,737), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($50,625).

Median household income in Lac qui Parle County, MN is $50,195. Males in Lac qui Parle 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 Lac qui Parle County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,195

2017 value

± $2,240

2%

1 Year Growth

± 6.03%

Households in Lac qui Parle County, MN have a median annual income of $50,195, 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 $49,210 in 2016, which represents a 2% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Lac qui Parle County, MN compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Minnesota.

$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Lac qui Parle 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 Lac qui Parle County, MN by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Minnesota.

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 Lac qui Parle 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Lac qui Parle County, MN by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lac qui Parle 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1802

  2. Census Tract 1801

  3. Census Tract 1803

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lac qui Parle County, MN was Census Tract 1802 with a value of $50,947, followed by Census Tract 1801 and Census Tract 1803, with respective values of $50,066 and $48,942.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.35% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lac qui Parle County, MN (628 out of 6.72k 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 75+, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    581 ± 70

  2. Hispanic

    48 ± 57

  3. Other

    34 ± 59

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lac qui Parle County, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.46k

2017 Value

± 175

-0.575%

1 Year decline

± 6.82%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lac qui Parle County, MN declined at a rate of -0.575%, from 3.48k employees to 3.46k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lac qui Parle County, MN, are Management Occupations (595 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (362 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (303 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lac qui Parle County, MN.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lac qui Parle County, MN, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (595 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (362 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (303 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lac qui Parle County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.54 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.86 times), and Management Occupations (1.69 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lac qui Parle County, MN, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,938), Management Occupations ($52,344), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($51,373).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

3.46k

2017 Value

± 175

-0.575%

1 Year decline

± 6.82%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lac qui Parle County, MN declined at a rate of -0.575%, from 3.48k employees to 3.46k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lac qui Parle County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (650 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (496 people), and Retail Trade (429 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lac qui Parle County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Lac qui Parle County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Lac qui Parle County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (650 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (496 people), and Retail Trade (429 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lac qui Parle County, MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (12.1 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.36 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.17 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lac qui Parle County, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($64,750), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,737), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($50,625).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Minnesota state.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

96.7% of the population of Lac qui Parle County, MN has health coverage, with 37.4% on employee plans, 14.7% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 23.9% on non-group plans, and 2.11% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Lac qui Parle County, MN see 857 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.465% decrease from the previous year (861 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2238 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6715 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

857 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Lac qui Parle County, MN see an average of 857 patients per year. This represents a 0.465% decrease from the previous year (861 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lac qui Parle County, MN in comparison to neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Minnesota.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

3.35%

Uninsured

37.4%

Employer Coverage

14.7%

Medicaid

18.5%

Medicare

23.9%

Non-Group

2.11%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lac qui Parle County, MN declined by 23.4% from 4.37% to 3.35%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Lac qui Parle County, MN is home to a population of 6.84k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.7% of Lac qui Parle County, MN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Lac qui Parle County, MN is composed of 6.54k White Alone residents (95.6%), 144 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.11%), 79 Black or African American Alone residents (1.15%), 38 Two or More Races residents (0.556%), 30 Asian Alone residents (0.439%), 11 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.161%), 2 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0292%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lac qui Parle County, MN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (74 speakers), Scandinavian Languages (43 speakers), and German (20 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

51

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lac qui Parle County, MN was 50. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 51, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Lac qui Parle County, MN are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Lac qui Parle County, MN residents was 50.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.62%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.7% of Lac qui Parle 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 Lac qui Parle County, MN was 1.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Lac qui Parle County, MN compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Lac qui Parle County, MN was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Lac qui Parle County, MN residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

98.2%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.2% of Lac qui Parle County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lac qui Parle County, MN was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Lac qui Parle County, MN compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.54k ± 3

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    144 ± 60.6

  3. Black or African American Alone

    79 ± 28

In 2017, there were 45.4 times more White Alone residents (6.54k people) in Lac qui Parle County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 144 Hispanic or Latino and 79 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    74 speakers (1.11%)

  2. Scandinavian Languages

    43 speakers (0.646%)

  3. German

    20 speakers (0.3%)

2.7% of Lac qui Parle 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 Lac qui Parle County, MN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.11% of the overall population of Lac qui Parle County, MN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.646% speak Scandinavian Languages and 0.3% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    180 ± 39

  2. Korea

    71 ± 20

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    63 ± 38

Lac qui Parle County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.54 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Lac qui Parle County, MN was $81,100 in 2017, which is 0.373 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $81,000 to $81,100, a 0.123% increase. The homeownership rate in Lac qui Parle County, MN is 80.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lac qui Parle County, MN have an average commute time of 14.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lac qui Parle County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$50,195

Median Household Income

± $2,240

3.17k

Number of Households

± 166

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.17k households in Lac qui Parle County, MN grew to $50,195 from the previous year's value of $49,210.

The following chart displays the households in Lac qui Parle 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 $75k - $100k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$81,100

2017 Median

± $4,626

$81,000

2016 Median

± $3,550

In 2017, the median property value in Lac qui Parle County, MN grew to to $81,100 from the previous year's value of $81,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lac qui Parle 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 Lac qui Parle County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

80.5%

2017 Homeownership

80.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.5% of the housing units in Lac qui Parle County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

14.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lac qui Parle County, MN have a shorter commute time (14.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.27% of the workforce in Lac qui Parle County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Lac qui Parle County, MN compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.69%

  3. Carpooled

    8.04%

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart