Stearns Electric Association is a member-owned electric cooperative. Since 1937, Stearns Electric Association has provided electricity and related products and services to Central Minnesota.

Today, Stearns Electric Association serves more than 24,000 members in six Central Minnesota counties, including Stearns, Todd, Morrison, Kandiyohi, Pope and Douglas.

Stearns Electric Association

Population

Total Population

162,702

Population
Growth Rate

0.82%

Median Age

36

Diversity Index

25.300

Housing & Income

Households

61,483

Total Housing Units

68,363


Owner Occupied

43,439

Renter Occupied

18,044

Vacant

6,880

Median Home Value

$182,129


Average Home Value

$221,962

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.76%


Per Capita Income

2.58%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,913 $60,866


Average Household

$74,552 $85,138


Per Capita

$28,750 $32,652

Workforce

Total Businesses

6,699

Total Employed

104,320

Workers 16+

82,079

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

209

Employed

654

Mining

Businesses

5

Employed

71

Utilities

Businesses

7

Employed

142

Construction

Businesses

581

Employed

3,912

Manufacturing

Businesses

290

Employed

12,039

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

254

Employed

6,190

Some
High School

4,148

Graduated
High School

28,610

Associates
Degree

14,804

Bachelor's
Degree

18,394

Graduate
Degree

9,061

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

64,295

Non-Resident Commuters

17,094

Drive Alone

64,482

Carpooled

6,636

Public

1,224

Work At Home

5,170