State Demographics

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

168,085

Population
Growth Rate

0.82%

Median Age

37

Diversity Index

25.700

Housing & Income

Households

64,054

Total Housing Units

70,905


Owner Occupied

45,382

Renter Occupied

18,672

Vacant

6,851

Median Home Value

$231,586


Average Home Value

$277,360

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.86%


Per Capita Income

2.23%

Income Projection

Median Household

$63,389 $70,055


Average Household

$79,638 $88,947


Per Capita

$30,531 $34,087

Workforce

Total Businesses

6,468

Total Employed

94,413

Workers 16+

84,718

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

624

Employed

16,658

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

985

Employed

13,656

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

279

Employed

10,531

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

415

Employed

7,095

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

156

Employed

6,747

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

350

Employed

5,883

Some
High School

4,015

Graduated
High School

29,332

Associates
Degree

15,476

Bachelor's
Degree

21,339

Graduate
Degree

9,849

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

66,453

Non-Resident Commuters

17,864

Drive Alone

68,057

Carpooled

6,241

Public

1,088

Work At Home

4,656