Martin County, MN

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Population

20,084

0.54% decline

Median Age

45.2


Median Household Income

$53,627

3.16% growth

Poverty Rate

11.3%


Number of Employees

10,236

0.461% growth

Median Property Value

$112,400

3.59% growth

About

In 2017, Martin County, MN had a population of 20.1k people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $53,627. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Martin County, MN declined from 20,193 to 20,084, a -0.54% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,984 to $53,627, a 3.16% increase.

The population of Martin County, MN is 93.6% White Alone, 4.13% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.981% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Martin County, MN speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Martin County, MN is $112,400, and the homeownership rate is 74.6%. Most people in Martin County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Martin County, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Martin County, MN employs 10.2k people. The largest industries in Martin County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,724 people), Manufacturing (1,521 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,162 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,000), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,359), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,307).

Median household income in Martin County, MN is $53,627. Males in Martin 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 Martin County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,627

2017 value

± $3,587

3.16%

1 Year Growth

± 9.27%

Households in Martin County, MN have a median annual income of $53,627, 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 $51,984 in 2016, which represents a 3.16% 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 Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female 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 Minnesota 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 Martin 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 7904

  2. Census Tract 7905

  3. Census Tract 7903

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Martin County, MN was Census Tract 7904 with a value of $58,214, followed by Census Tract 7905 and Census Tract 7903, with respective values of $55,504 and $54,088.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Martin County, MN (2.23k out of 19.8k 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 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    2,148 ± 297

  2. Hispanic

    159 ± 110

  3. Other

    35 ± 72

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Martin 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.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.2k

2017 Value

± 550

0.461%

1 Year growth

± 7.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Martin County, MN grew at a rate of 0.461%, from 10.2k employees to 10.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Martin County, MN, are Management Occupations (1,305 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,145 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,105 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Martin County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Martin County, MN, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,305 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,145 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,105 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Martin County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.81 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.53 times), and Production Occupations (1.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Martin County, MN, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($112,582), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($77,798), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.2k

2017 Value

± 550

0.461%

1 Year growth

± 7.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Martin County, MN grew at a rate of 0.461%, from 10.2k employees to 10.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Martin County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,724 people), Manufacturing (1,521 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,162 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Martin County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Martin 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 Martin County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,724 people), Manufacturing (1,521 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,162 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Martin County, MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.6 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.47 times), and Utilities (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Martin County, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($65,000), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,359), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,307).

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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 ($22.1B) and Nonmetal min. prods. ($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

93.9% of the population of Martin County, MN has health coverage, with 44.8% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 16.6% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Martin County, MN see 1251 patients per year on average, which represents a 11.4% increase from the previous year (1123 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1652 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1044 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

1,251 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Martin County, MN see an average of 1,251 patients per year. This represents a 11.4% increase from the previous year (1,123 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

6.09%

Uninsured

44.8%

Employer Coverage

14.2%

Medicaid

16.6%

Medicare

16.9%

Non-Group

1.36%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Martin County, MN declined by 7.45% from 6.59% to 6.09%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Martin 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

Martin County, MN is home to a population of 20.1k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.71% of Martin County, MN residents were born outside of the country (344 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Martin County, MN is composed of 18.8k White Alone residents (93.6%), 829 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.13%), 197 Two or More Races residents (0.981%), 185 Asian Alone residents (0.921%), 57 Black or African American Alone residents (0.284%), 12 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0597%), 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0249%), and 2 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00996%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Martin County, MN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

32

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Martin County, MN was 45.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 32. But people in Martin County, MN are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Martin County, MN residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.71%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

344 people

2.38%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

480 people

As of 2017, 1.71% of Martin County, MN residents (344 people) 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 Martin County, MN was 2.38%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Martin County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Martin County, MN was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    18.8k ± 3

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    829 ± 163

  3. Two or More Races

    197 ± 96.3

In 2017, there were 22.7 times more White Alone residents (18.8k people) in Martin County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 829 Hispanic or Latino and 197 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Martin County, MN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Martin County, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Martin County, MN are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    715 ± 126

  2. World War II

    201 ± 68

  3. Korea

    180 ± 68

Martin County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Martin County, MN was $112,400 in 2017, which is 0.517 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $108,500 to $112,400, a 3.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Martin County, MN is 74.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Martin County, MN have an average commute time of 15.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Martin 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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$53,627

Median Household Income

± $3,587

8.69k

Number of Households

± 512

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.69k households in Martin County, MN grew to $53,627 from the previous year's value of $51,984.

The following chart displays the households in Martin 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.

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Housing

Property Value

$112,400

2017 Median

± $6,042

$108,500

2016 Median

± $5,173

In 2017, the median property value in Martin County, MN grew to to $112,400 from the previous year's value of $108,500.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

74.6%

2017 Homeownership

74.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.6% of the housing units in Martin County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Martin 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 Martin County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Martin County, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

15.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Martin County, MN have a shorter commute time (15.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Martin County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.24%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.82%

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

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