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

28,108

Population
Growth Rate

-0.29%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

18.400

Housing & Income

Households

12,227

Total Housing Units

13,865


Owner Occupied

9,073

Render Occupied

3,154

Vacant

1,638

Median Home Value

$111,134


Average Home Value

$148,746

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.31%


Per Capita Income

3.71%

Income Projection

Median Household

$50,780 $57,685


Average Household

$68,631 $82,469


Per Capita

$29,963 $35,949

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,669

Total Employed

17,767

Workers 16+

14,137

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

85

Employed

345

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

9

Utilities

Businesses

22

Employed

82

Construction

Businesses

96

Employed

471

Manufacturing

Businesses

64

Employed

1,903

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

70

Employed

1,682

Some
High School

1,204

Graduated
High School

6,800

Associates
Degree

2,517

Bachelor's
Degree

3,139

Graduate
Degree

895

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

11,101

Non-Resident Commuters

2,336

Drive Alone

11,346

Carpooled

1,303

Public

106

Work At Home

775