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

26,015

Population
Growth Rate

-0.31%

Median Age

44

Diversity Index

41.200

Housing & Income

Households

10,676

Total Housing Units

12,287


Owner Occupied

8,159

Renter Occupied

2,517

Vacant

1,611

Median Home Value

$96,691


Average Home Value

$133,776

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.30%


Per Capita Income

3.53%

Income Projection

Median Household

$51,739 $58,253


Average Household

$67,230 $80,016


Per Capita

$27,800 $33,065

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,313

Total Employed

13,355

Workers 16+

12,811

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

84

Employed

270

Mining

Businesses

2

Employed

14

Utilities

Businesses

12

Employed

54

Construction

Businesses

85

Employed

474

Manufacturing

Businesses

44

Employed

2,320

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

65

Employed

1,040

Some
High School

1,093

Graduated
High School

6,194

Associates
Degree

2,116

Bachelor's
Degree

2,548

Graduate
Degree

806

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

9,234

Non-Resident Commuters

3,483

Drive Alone

9,727

Carpooled

1,240

Public

90

Work At Home

882