Federated Rural Electric provides power to four towns - Round Lake, Ceylon, Dunnell and Alpha. It has been involved in load management programs since 1983, saving its members millions of dollars. Load management allows Federated to control wholesale purchases of electricity by buying it at the least expensive times. Load management programs include heating, cooling, water heating and gensets. More than half of Federated's members have some type of load management installed in their homes.

Federated Rural Electric Association

Population

Total Population

28,245

Population
Growth Rate

-0.17%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

19.000

Housing & Income

Households

12,285

Total Housing Units

13,928


Owner Occupied

9,086

Renter Occupied

3,198

Vacant

1,643

Median Home Value

$131,239


Average Home Value

$170,201

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.19%


Per Capita Income

2.28%

Income Projection

Median Household

$54,719 $59,302


Average Household

$75,913 $85,058


Per Capita

$32,989 $36,932

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,546

Total Employed

17,057

Workers 16+

14,003

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

69

Employed

2,770

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

108

Employed

2,411

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

206

Employed

1,951

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

45

Employed

1,710

Prof/Scientific/Tech Service

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Businesses

90

Employed

1,284

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

74

Employed

1,205

Some
High School

895

Graduated
High School

6,952

Associates
Degree

2,572

Bachelor's
Degree

3,255

Graduate
Degree

1,166

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

11,154

Non-Resident Commuters

2,157

Drive Alone

11,128

Carpooled

1,347

Public

136

Work At Home

885