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Blue Earth County, Minnesota Facts

Facts
State Minnesota
Land area 747.8 square miles
Population Density 85.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 65,528
Population change 2.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 19.6%
65 and over 12.5%
Females 49.7%
White 92.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.9
Asian 2.4%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 3.2%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 94%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 30.5%
Veterans 4,186
Households and Housing
Households 24,476
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 80.9%
Median household income $49,935
The per capita income $25,380
Live below the poverty line. 19.2%
housing units 26,766
Multi-unit structures 27%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $158,100
Residents owning their homes. 66.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,998
Women-owned firms 22.5%
Asian-owned firms 1.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,211,463
Retail sales per capita $20,200
Manufacturers shipments $2,728,744
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,275,912