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

29,521

Population
Growth Rate

0.28%

Median Age

42

Diversity Index

13.800

Housing & Income

Households

11,532

Total Housing Units

13,776


Owner Occupied

9,305

Render Occupied

2,227

Vacant

2,244

Median Home Value

$183,827


Average Home Value

$223,716

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.26%


Per Capita Income

2.95%

Income Projection

Median Household

$57,180 $63,175


Average Household

$71,473 $82,776


Per Capita

$28,162 $32,573

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,207

Total Employed

11,758

Workers 16+

14,125

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

72

Employed

314

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

3

Employed

4

Construction

Businesses

122

Employed

778

Manufacturing

Businesses

67

Employed

1,366

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

54

Employed

915

Some
High School

1,036

Graduated
High School

6,942

Associates
Degree

2,674

Bachelor's
Degree

2,905

Graduate
Degree

1,144

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

7,999

Non-Resident Commuters

6,030

Drive Alone

11,631

Carpooled

1,207

Public

52

Work At Home

685