South Central Electric Association is an electric utility serving members in parts of south central Minnesota, including all of Cottonwood and Watonwan counties as well as portions of Martin, Blue Earth, Brown and Murray counties.

South Central's directors and 21 employees are dedicated to serving the electric needs of the area with reliable energy and outstanding customer service.

South Central Electric Association

Population

Total Population

26,209

Population
Growth Rate

-0.17%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

43.200

Housing & Income

Households

10,733

Total Housing Units

12,171


Owner Occupied

7,925

Renter Occupied

2,808

Vacant

1,438

Median Home Value

$101,846


Average Home Value

$147,963

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.18%


Per Capita Income

2.41%

Income Projection

Median Household

$53,513 $57,914


Average Household

$70,417 $79,340


Per Capita

$28,873 $32,519

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,248

Total Employed

12,201

Workers 16+

12,684

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

45

Employed

2,306

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

161

Employed

1,747

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

101

Employed

1,501

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

28

Employed

1,200

Other Service excl Pub Admin

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Businesses

197

Employed

968

Building Matl/Garden Equip

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Businesses

27

Employed

872

Some
High School

1,125

Graduated
High School

6,330

Associates
Degree

1,985

Bachelor's
Degree

2,685

Graduate
Degree

903

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

9,449

Non-Resident Commuters

3,137

Drive Alone

9,757

Carpooled

1,206

Public

64

Work At Home

836