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

166,983

Population
Growth Rate

0.93%

Median Age

36

Diversity Index

30.000

Housing & Income

Households

63,173

Total Housing Units

69,760


Owner Occupied

43,962

Renter Occupied

19,211

Vacant

6,587

Median Home Value

$196,115


Average Home Value

$251,414

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.89%


Per Capita Income

2.72%

Income Projection

Median Household

$61,944 $71,162


Average Household

$80,502 $92,359


Per Capita

$30,818 $35,236

Workforce

Total Businesses

6,594

Total Employed

95,901

Workers 16+

83,920

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

165

Employed

552

Mining

Businesses

7

Employed

112

Utilities

Businesses

7

Employed

136

Construction

Businesses

543

Employed

3,640

Manufacturing

Businesses

293

Employed

10,360

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

237

Employed

5,969

Some
High School

4,027

Graduated
High School

29,030

Associates
Degree

15,026

Bachelor's
Degree

20,522

Graduate
Degree

9,893

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

66,422

Non-Resident Commuters

16,974

Drive Alone

66,768

Carpooled

6,373

Public

1,030

Work At Home

5,074