Owatonna, MN

Census Place

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Population
25,656
0.168% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic Party
Median Age
38.8

Poverty Rate
10.3%

Median Household Income
$60,976
8.33% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$154,000
1.99% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
13,205
3.29% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Owatonna, MN had a population of 25.7k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $60,976. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Owatonna, MN grew from 25,613 to 25,656, a 0.168% increase and its median household income grew from $56,289 to $60,976, a 8.33% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Owatonna, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.21%), White (Hispanic) (3.78%), Other (Hispanic) (3.43%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.29%). NaNk% of the people in Owatonna, MN speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Owatonna, MN is $154,000, and the homeownership rate is 71.7%. Most people in Owatonna, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Owatonna, MN is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Minnesota across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Steele County, MN went to Donald J. Trump with 58.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (32.5%), followed by Other (9.07%). The most partisan county was Morrison County, MN with 73.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Steele County, MN
58.4% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Minnesota
  1. 73.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 70.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 69.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Minnesota was Morrison County, MN with 73.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Minnesota colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat after Al Franken's resignation.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Minnesota over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Owatonna, MN is home to a population of 25.7k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 4.88% of Owatonna, MN residents were born outside of the country (1.25k people).

In 2018, there were 20.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.8k people) in Owatonna, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 971 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Owatonna, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.8k ± 311
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.08k ± 102
  3. White (Hispanic)
    971 ± 300
7.69%
Hispanic Population
1.97k people

In 2018, there were 20.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.8k people) in Owatonna, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 971 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.69% of the people in Owatonna, MN are hispanic (1.97k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Owatonna, MN as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.88%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.25k people
4.2%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.08k people

As of 2018, 4.88% of Owatonna, MN residents (1.25k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Owatonna, MN was 4.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.3
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Owatonna, MN was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Owatonna, MN are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Owatonna, MN residents was 39.

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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

97.9%
2018 Citizenship
98.2%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.9% of Owatonna, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Owatonna, MN was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    457 ± 119
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    218 ± 97
  3. Korea
    157 ± 68

Owatonna, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Owatonna, MN is $60,976. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Owatonna, MN was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $76,806, followed by Census Tract 9607 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $75,833 and $72,321.

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

The economy of Owatonna, MN employs 13.2k people. The largest industries in Owatonna, MN are Manufacturing (3,201 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,741 people), and Retail Trade (1,595 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($69,107), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,556), and Wholesale Trade ($56,509).

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,976
2018 value
± $2,847
8.33%
1 Year Growth
± 6.24%

Households in Owatonna, MN have a median annual income of $60,976, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,289 in 2017, which represents a 8.33% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210
Average Male Salary in Minnesota
± $1,573
$52,870
Average Female Salary in Minnesota
± $1,202

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

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Minnesota 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 in Minnesota
  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 in Minnesota.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Owatonna, MN is from Minnesota.
0.467
2017 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.466
2016 Wage GINI in Minnesota

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 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 9602
  2. Census Tract 9607
  3. Census Tract 9601

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Owatonna, MN was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $76,806, followed by Census Tract 9607 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $75,833 and $72,321.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Owatonna, MN (2.61k out of 25.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Females < 5.

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
    1,613 ± 264
  2. Black
    533 ± 138
  3. Hispanic
    452 ± 197

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

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

13.2k
2018 Value
± 728
3.29%
1 Year growth
± 7.57%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Owatonna, MN grew at a rate of 3.29%, from 12.8k employees to 13.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Owatonna, MN, are Production Occupations (1,648 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,641 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,191 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Owatonna, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Owatonna, MN, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,648 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,641 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,191 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Owatonna, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.17 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.95 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Owatonna, MN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($86,042), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($78,636), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($70,682).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.2k
2018 Value
± 728
3.29%
1 Year growth
± 7.57%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Owatonna, MN grew at a rate of 3.29%, from 12.8k employees to 13.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Owatonna, MN, are Manufacturing (3,201 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,741 people), and Retail Trade (1,595 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Owatonna, MN, though some of these residents may live in Owatonna, 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 Owatonna, MN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,201 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,741 people), and Retail Trade (1,595 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Owatonna, MN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.41 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.92 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Owatonna, MN, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($69,107), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,556), and Wholesale Trade ($56,509).

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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 in Minnesota
$484B
Projected 2045 Value in Minnesota
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Owatonna, MN was $154,000 in 2018, which is 0.67 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $151,000 to $154,000, a 1.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Owatonna, MN is 71.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Owatonna, MN have an average commute time of 16.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Owatonna, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$154,000
2018 Median
± $4,758
$151,000
2017 Median
± $5,610

In 2018, the median property value in Owatonna, MN grew to to $154,000 from the previous year's value of $151,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Owatonna, 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 Owatonna, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,976
Median Household Income
± $2,847
10.4k
Number of Households
± 624

In 2018, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Owatonna, MN grew to $60,976 from the previous year's value of $56,289.

The following chart displays the households in Owatonna, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71.7%
2018 Homeownership
72.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.7% of the housing units in Owatonna, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.5%.

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

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Commute Time

16.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Owatonna, MN have a shorter commute time (16.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Owatonna, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    87.4%
  2. Carpooled
    6%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.53%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Owatonna, MN was Drove Alone (87.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (6%) and those who Worked At Home (2.53%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

96.6% of the population of Owatonna, MN has health coverage, with 55.5% on employee plans, 17% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 8.74% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Steele County, MN see 1186 patients per year on average, which represents a 10.2% increase from the previous year (1076 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 433 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

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1,186 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Steele County, MN

Primary care physicians in Steele County, MN see an average of 1,186 patients per year. This represents a 10.2% increase from the previous year (1,076 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Steele County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

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

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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%).

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.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Minnesota
$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

3.37%
Uninsured
55.5%
Employer Coverage
17%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
8.74%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Owatonna, MN declined by 1.16% from 3.41% to 3.37%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Owatonna, 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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