Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN

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Population

100,996

0.446% decline

Median Age

41.3


Median Household Income

$54,041

3.83% growth

Poverty Rate

11.2%


Number of Employees

47,737

1.67% growth

Median Property Value

$117,300

1.47% growth

About

In 2017, Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN had a population of 101k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $54,041. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN declined from 101,448 to 100,996, a -0.446% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,047 to $54,041, a 3.83% increase.

The population of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is 90.1% White Alone, 4.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.75% Asian Alone. 6.1% of the people in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN are Minnesota West Community and Technical College (901 degrees awarded in 2016), Southwest Minnesota State University (759 degrees), and Martin Luther College (208 degrees).

The median property value in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is $117,300, and the homeownership rate is 74.8%. Most people in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15 minutes. The average car ownership in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN employs 47.7k people. The largest industries in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN are Elementary & secondary schools (2,866 people), Construction (2,847 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,520 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($211,161), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($83,506), and Metalworking machinery manufacturing ($78,511).

Median household income in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is $54,041. Males in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,931. The income inequality in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.424, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,041

2017 value

± $839

3.83%

1 Year Growth

± 2.14%

Households in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN have a median annual income of $54,041, 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 $52,047 in 2016, which represents a 3.83% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,126

Average Male Salary

± $8,045

$39,931

Average Female Salary

± $5,439

In 2017, full-time male employees in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN made 1.28 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $39,555 ± $4,585

  2. Black

    $33,459 ± $54,245

  3. American Indian

    $31,669 ± $26,562

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN workers was White. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.424

2017 Wage GINI

0.428

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was 0.424 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.92% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN with a value of $111,036, followed by Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN and Shakopee, Savage & Prior Lake Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $107,401 and $101,136.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN (10.9k out of 97.5k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

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

    8,381 ± 447

  2. Hispanic

    1,664 ± 240

  3. Asian

    498 ± 114

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

47.7k

2017 Value

1.67%

1 Year growth

± 1.67%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN grew at a rate of 1.67%, from 47k employees to 47.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,405 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,274 people), and Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,237 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,405 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,274 people), and Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,237 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (11.3 times higher than expected), Agricultural & food science technicians (7.92 times), and Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters (7.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($293,344), Chief executives & legislators ($116,267), and Pharmacists ($104,559).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.7k

2017 Value

1.67%

1 Year growth

± 1.67%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN grew at a rate of 1.67%, from 47k employees to 47.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,866 people), Construction (2,847 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,520 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN, though some of these residents may live in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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 Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,866 people), Construction (2,847 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,520 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN has an unusually high number of Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (22.4 times higher than expected), Dairy product manufacturing (14.2 times), and Miscellaneous paper & pulp products (13.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($211,161), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($83,506), and Metalworking machinery manufacturing ($78,511).

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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).

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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.

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Health

93.4% of the population of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 18.2% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN see 1111 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1104 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1441 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 468 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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1,111 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,111 patients per year. This represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1,104 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

6.55%

Uninsured

47.4%

Employer Coverage

12.3%

Medicaid

14%

Medicare

18.2%

Non-Group

1.54%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 6.55%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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

Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is home to a population of 101k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is composed of 91k White Alone residents (90.1%), 4.55k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.5%), 1.76k Asian Alone residents (1.75%), 1.3k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.29%), 1.25k Black or African American Alone residents (1.24%), 1k Two or More Races residents (0.99%), 149 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.148%), and 25 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0248%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN are Spanish (2,822 speakers), Hmong (765 speakers), and German (427 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was 41.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

3.26%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.31k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was 3.26%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    963 ± 758 people

  2. Philippines

    237 ± 378 people

  3. Laos

    195 ± 343 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was Mexico, the natal country of 963 Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN residents, followed by Philippines with 237 and Laos with 195.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    91k ± 24

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.55k ± 441

  3. Asian Alone

    1.76k ± 118

In 2017, there were 20 times more White Alone residents (91k people) in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.55k Hispanic or Latino and 1.76k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    2,822 speakers (2.98%)

  2. Hmong

    765 speakers (0.808%)

  3. German

    427 speakers (0.451%)

6.1% of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was Spanish. 2.98% of the overall population of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN are native Spanish speakers. 0.808% speak Hmong and 0.451% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,333 ± 164

  2. Korea

    907 ± 112

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    814 ± 182

Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN awarded 1,868 degrees. The student population of Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is skewed towards women, with 4,875 male students and 6,607 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN are White (1,520 and 84.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (102 and 5.64%), Black or African American (61 and 3.38%), and Asian (39 and 2.16%).

The largest universities in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN by number of degrees awarded are Minnesota West Community and Technical College (901 and 48.2%), Southwest Minnesota State University (759 and 40.6%), and Martin Luther College (208 and 11.1%).

The most popular majors in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (339 and 18.1%), General Business Administration & Management (184 and 9.85%), and General Education (128 and 6.85%).

The median tuition costs in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN are $13,980 for private four year colleges, and $7,222 and $7,222 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 73 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 901 degrees awarded

  2. 759 degrees awarded

  3. 208 degrees awarded

$7,222

Median In-State Public

$13,980

Median Private

In 2016, the Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Minnesota West Community and Technical College with 901 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

608

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,260

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 608 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN, which is 0.483 times less than the 1,260 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,520 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    102 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    61 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN were to White students. These 1,520 degrees mean that there were 14.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 102 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was $117,300 in 2017, which is 0.539 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $115,600 to $117,300, a 1.47% increase. The homeownership rate in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN is 74.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN have an average commute time of 15 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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.

$54,041

Median Household Income

± $839

41.9k

Number of Households

± 876

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.9k households in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN grew to $54,041 from the previous year's value of $52,047.

The following chart displays the households in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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

$117,300

2017 Median

± $1,962

$115,600

2016 Median

± $1,942

In 2017, the median property value in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN grew to to $117,300 from the previous year's value of $115,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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 Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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 Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.8%

2017 Homeownership

75.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.8% of the housing units in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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 Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

15 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN have a shorter commute time (15 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.57% of the workforce in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.7%

  2. Carpooled

    8.42%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.44%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parle & Lincoln Counties PUMA, MN was Drove Alone (77.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.42%) and those who Worked At Home (7.44%).

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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