State Demographics

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

26,172

Population
Growth Rate

-0.15%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

45.900

Housing & Income

Households

10,811

Total Housing Units

12,224


Owner Occupied

8,386

Renter Occupied

2,426

Vacant

1,413

Median Home Value

$129,975


Average Home Value

$172,248

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.08%


Per Capita Income

1.92%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,120 $59,001


Average Household

$69,599 $76,380


Per Capita

$28,785 $31,649

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,187

Total Employed

11,702

Workers 16+

12,477

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

38

Employed

1,829

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

157

Employed

1,676

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

108

Employed

1,506

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

28

Employed

1,269

2021 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

182

Employed

952

2021 Building Matl/Garden Equip

N

Businesses

22

Employed

823

Some
High School

1,033

Graduated
High School

6,568

Associates
Degree

2,177

Bachelor's
Degree

2,669

Graduate
Degree

848

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

9,053

Non-Resident Commuters

3,291

Drive Alone

9,823

Carpooled

1,024

Public

94

Work At Home

829