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Steele-Waseca Service Territory Demographics


Population

Population 2000 2010 2015 2020
81,265 87,073 88,131 89,080
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Population by Age

Population 2010 2015 2020
0-4 5,863 5,654 5,563
5-9 6,052 5,894 5,767
10-14 6,106 6,008 6,175
15-19 5,946 5,466 5,621
20-24 4,638 5,432 4,802
25-29 5,771 5,321 5,842
30-34 5,543 5,985 5,432
35-39 5,393 5,448 5,976
40-44 6,025 5,502 5,596
45-49 6,897 6,050 5,566
50-54 6,568 6,603 5,780
55-59 5,799 6,292 6,206
60-64 4,524 5,292 5,679
65-69 3,358 4,233 4,893
70-74 2,769 3,032 3,816
75-79 2,070 2,231 2,498
80-84 1,848 1,661 1,848
85+ 1,905 2,029 2,021
18+ 65,100 67,058 67,940
Median Age 38 39 40
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Population by Race

2015
Total 88,131
White Alone 89.362
Black Alone 4.265
American Indian Alone 0.607
Asian Alone 1.221
Pacific Islander Alone 0.036
Some Other Race 2.609
Two or More Races 1.899
Hispanic Origin 8.292
Diversity Index 32.100
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Households

Population 2000 2010 2015 2020
Households 29,843 32,850 33,516 34,041
Housing Units 31,437 35,673 36,410 37,049
Owner Occupied Units 25,555 25,941
Renter Occupied Units 7,961 8,100
Vacant Units 2,894 3,008
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Income

2015 2020
Median Household $57,845 $65,274
Average Household $71,563 $81,322
Per Capita $27,525 $31,391
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Household Income Base

2015
<$15,000 3,127
$15,000 - $24,999 2,984
$25,000 - $34,999 3,111
$35,000 - $49,999 4,229
$50,000 - $74,999 7,908
$75,000 - $99,999 5,235
$100,000 - $149,999 4,773
$150,000 - $199,999 1,138
$200,000+ 1,011
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Growth Rate

2010 - 2014 2014 - 2019
Population 0% 0%
Households 0% 0%
Families 0% 0%
Median Household Income 2%
Per Capita Income 3%
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Steele-Waseca Service Territory Quality of Life

Recreation and quality of life are focused on rural, outdoor and local activities. One of the best golf courses in the state is located in the region, and the lakes in the northern region provide a variety of activities, such as fishing and water sports, as well as being a source of natural beauty. The Steele County Free Fair is a major annual event which brings in hundreds of thousands.


Home Value

2015 2020
Median Home Value $155,394 $170,805
Average Home Value $203,318 $217,645
<$50,000 921 603
$50,000 - $99,999 3,601 2,804
$100,000 - $149,999 7,662 7,096
$150,000 - $199,999 5,506 5,929
$200,000 - $249,999 2,839 3,773
$250,000 - $299,999 1,636 2,063
$300,000 - $399,999 1,449 1,526
$400,000 - $499,999 662 652
$500,000 - $749,999 679 824
$750,000 - $999,999 234 268
$1,000,000 + 367 402
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Housing Year Built

Year Range Houses Built
2010 or Later 132
2000-2009 5,339
1990-1999 4,544
1980-1989 3,146
1970-1979 6,017
1960-1969 3,130
1950-1959 3,657
1940-1949 1,449
1939 or Before 8,267
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

Commute

Category Commuters
Workers 16+ 42,134
In-County Residents 31,012
Out-of-County Residents 10,858
Drive Alone 34,638
Carpooled 3,603
Public Transport 364
Work at Home 1,771
Less than 5 minutes 2,685
5-9 minutes 9,892
10-14 minutes 8,292
15-19 minutes 4,805
20-24 minutes 4,472
25-29 minutes 1,799
30-34 minutes 2,680
35-39 minutes 600
40-44 minutes 865
45-59 minutes 1,906
60-89 minutes 1,788
90+ minutes 579
Average Travel Time 10
Source: ESRI, 2016-02-11

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The Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant program — known as the Red-Leg program — has available loans up to $740,000 for qualified projects.