Goodhue County, MN

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2020 Population
46,330
0.182% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.6
0.948% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.58%
7.99% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$69,334
3.79% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$212,800
4.26% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Goodhue County, MN had a population of 46.3k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $69,334. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Goodhue County, MN grew from 46,246 to 46,330, a 0.182% increase and its median household income grew from $66,800 to $69,334, a 3.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Goodhue County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (91%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), White (Hispanic) (1.65%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.17%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.04%).

None of the households in Goodhue County, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Goodhue County, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Goodhue County, MN was $212,800, and the homeownership rate was 75%.

Most people in Goodhue County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Goodhue County, MN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Goodhue County, MN is home to a population of 46.3k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.57% of Goodhue County, MN residents were born outside of the country (1.19k people).

In 2020, there were 43.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.2k people) in Goodhue County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 962 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 763 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.3% of Goodhue County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Goodhue County, MN was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Goodhue County, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.2k ± 186
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    962 ± 182
  3. White (Hispanic)
    763 ± 215
3.49%
Hispanic Population
1.62k people

In 2020, there were 43.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.2k people) in Goodhue County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 962 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 763 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.49% of the people in Goodhue County, MN are hispanic (1.62k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.57%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.19k people
2.84%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.31k people

As of 2020, 2.57% of Goodhue County, MN residents (1.19k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Goodhue County, MN was 2.84%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,283 ± 158
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    482 ± 126
  3. Korea
    465 ± 76

Goodhue County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Goodhue County, MN employs 24.3k people. The largest industries in Goodhue County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,327 people), Manufacturing (3,885 people), and Retail Trade (2,050 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($100,333), Utilities ($78,802), and Public Administration ($66,075).

Occupations

24.3k
2020 Value
± 907
0.351%
1 Year growth
± 4.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Goodhue County, MN grew at a rate of 0.351%, from 24.2k employees to 24.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Goodhue County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,637 people), Management Occupations (2,238 people), and Production Occupations (2,078 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Goodhue County, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

24.3k
2020 Value
± 907
0.351%
1 Year growth
± 4.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Goodhue County, MN grew at a rate of 0.351%, from 24.2k employees to 24.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Goodhue County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,327 people), Manufacturing (3,885 people), and Retail Trade (2,050 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Goodhue County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Goodhue County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,524
Median earning men ± $2,068
$36,142
Median earning women ± $1,933

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($67,331), Information ($65,313), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,031).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($59,500), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,318), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,193).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 437
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 358
    Manufacturing
  3. 286
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $27.9B
  2. $27.1B
  3. $25.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.1B) and Precision instruments ($25.3B).

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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$349B
2020 Value in Minnesota
$638B
Projected 2050 Value in Minnesota
82.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $349B. This is expected to increase 82.9% to $638B by 2050.

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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. $26.1B
  2. $17.3B
  3. $14.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $26.1B, followed by Iowa with $17.3B and Illinois and $14.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Goodhue County, MN went to Donald J. Trump with 56.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.39%).

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.

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 following the resignation of Al Franken.

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.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.763% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.882% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (985k), and Some college (978k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Goodhue County, MN was $212,800 in 2020, which is 0.926 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $204,100 to $212,800, a 4.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Goodhue County, MN is 75%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Goodhue County, MN have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Goodhue County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Goodhue County, MN is $69,334. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Goodhue County, MN was Census Tract 805 with a value of $86,979, followed by Census Tract 804 and Census Tract 803, with respective values of $84,792 and $82,202.

Property

$212,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,313
$14,712
Median Property Taxes
±$638

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Goodhue County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75%
Homeownership
2020
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 75% of the housing units in Goodhue County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 805
  2. Census Tract 804
  3. Census Tract 803

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Goodhue County, MN was Census Tract 805 with a value of $86,979, followed by Census Tract 804 and Census Tract 803, with respective values of $84,792 and $82,202.

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

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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.
$69,334
Median Household Income
± $3,951
19.6k
Number of Households
± 810

In 2020, the median household income of the 19.6k households in Goodhue County, MN grew to $69,334 from the previous year's value of $66,800.

The following chart displays the households in Goodhue 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Goodhue County, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.463
2019 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2020, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.05% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (7.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.08%)

In 2020, 80.6% of workers in Goodhue County, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.5%) and those who worked at home (7.08%).

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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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Goodhue County, MN have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.61% of the workforce in Goodhue County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

8.58% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Goodhue County, MN (3.9k out of 45.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Goodhue County, MN is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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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95.1% of the population of Goodhue County, MN has health coverage, with 55.1% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.758% 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 Goodhue County, MN see 1326 patients per year on average, which represents a 6% increase from the previous year (1251 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2207 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 986 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Minnesota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,326 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Goodhue County, MN

Primary care physicians in Goodhue County, MN see an average of 1,326 patients per year. This represents a 6% increase from the previous year (1,251 patients).

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 17.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.94%
Uninsured
55.1%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.758%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Goodhue County, MN declined by 0.356% from 4.95% to 4.94%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 33.8 in Goodhue County, MN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.9% in Goodhue County, MN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.9% in Goodhue County, MN.

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