Meeker is proud to have served the area as a premier provider of electricity since 1935. Meeker Cooperative Light and Power Association is a member-owned cooperative that provides electricity and other services to more than 7,500 residents, businesses and industries in six central Minnesota counties, including Meeker, Kandiyohi, McLeod, Renville, Stearns and Wright.

Meeker Cooperative

Population

Total Population

30,385

Population
Growth Rate

0.53%

Median Age

42

Diversity Index

15.500

Housing & Income

Households

11,808

Total Housing Units

14,028


Owner Occupied

9,323

Renter Occupied

2,484

Vacant

2,220

Median Home Value

$186,664


Average Home Value

$232,527

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.46%


Per Capita Income

2.29%

Income Projection

Median Household

$61,416 $67,215


Average Household

$77,997 $87,514


Per Capita

$30,407 $34,047

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,158

Total Employed

11,169

Workers 16+

14,499

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

83

Employed

1,430

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

157

Employed

1,423

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

67

Employed

1,289

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

24

Employed

1,130

Other Service excl Pub Admin

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Businesses

170

Employed

958

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

59

Employed

804

Some
High School

896

Graduated
High School

6,874

Associates
Degree

2,899

Bachelor's
Degree

3,065

Graduate
Degree

1,253

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

8,041

Non-Resident Commuters

6,347

Drive Alone

12,012

Carpooled

1,273

Public

75

Work At Home

653