State Demographics

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

30,564

Population
Growth Rate

0.49%

Median Age

42

Diversity Index

15.900

Housing & Income

Households

11,965

Total Housing Units

14,375


Owner Occupied

9,739

Renter Occupied

2,226

Vacant

2,410

Median Home Value

$217,182


Average Home Value

$259,105

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.50%


Per Capita Income

1.94%

Income Projection

Median Household

$65,979 $72,075


Average Household

$81,547 $89,750


Per Capita

$32,025 $35,257

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,147

Total Employed

10,430

Workers 16+

14,636

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

82

Employed

1,432

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

159

Employed

1,345

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

68

Employed

1,100

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

22

Employed

964

2021 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

45

Employed

828

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

52

Employed

780

Some
High School

893

Graduated
High School

6,879

Associates
Degree

3,110

Bachelor's
Degree

3,196

Graduate
Degree

1,286

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

8,218

Non-Resident Commuters

6,318

Drive Alone

11,899

Carpooled

1,422

Public

88

Work At Home

753