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.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
South Central Electric Association28,10826,61426,17225,730

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-41,6591,5001,464
5-91,7521,5711,544
10-141,8111,6311,670
15-191,8621,4391,511
20-241,1901,1761,029
25-291,3211,6081,154
30-341,3801,3961,553
35-391,3651,4701,425
40-441,5341,3571,453
45-491,8061,3781,371
50-542,0711,5081,385
55-591,9211,8741,513
60-641,5551,9631,792
65-691,2861,7721,893
70-741,1121,4631,648
75-791,0061,0771,304
80-84917851918
85+1,0661,1391,104
18+20,14320,53820,061
Median Age434545

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Race

South Central Electric Association2021
Total26,172.000
White Alone86.010
Black Alone1.050
American Indian Alone0.560
Asian Alone2.510
Pacific Islander Alone0.170
Some Other Race7.680
Two or More Races2.010
Hispanic Origin16.100
Diversity Index45.900

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Growth Rate

South Central Electric Association2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households11,15310,91010,81110,649
Housing Units12,18112,22912,22412,269
Owner Occupied Units8,3868,373
Renter Occupied Units2,4262,276
Vacant Units1,4131,620

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Home Value

South Central Electric Association20212026
Median Home Value$129,975$160,087
Average Home Value$172,248$200,424
<$50,0001,084833
$50,000 - $99,9992,2801,839
$100,000 - $149,9991,3821,249
$150,000 - $199,9991,2971,316
$200,000 - $249,999720862
$250,000 - $299,999529739
$300,000 - $399,999619885
$400,000 - $499,999193289
$500,000 - $749,999183244
$1,000,000 +2634

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later99
2000-2009704
1990-1999731
1980-1989780
1970-19791,660
1960-19691,158
1950-19591,756
1940-19491,135
1939 or Before4,129

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Income
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Income

South Central Electric Association20212026
Median Household$55,120$59,001
Average Household$69,599$76,380
Per Capita$28,785$31,649

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Household Income Base

South Central Electric Association2021
<$15,0001,007
$15,000 - $24,999973
$25,000 - $34,9991,182
$35,000 - $49,9991,571
$50,000 - $74,9992,346
$75,000 - $99,9991,384
$100,000 - $149,9991,625
$150,000 - $199,999476
$200,000+247

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+12,477
In-County Residents9,053
Out-of-County Residents3,291
Drive Alone9,823
Carpooled1,024
Public Transport94
Work at Home829
Less than 5 minutes1,303
5-9 minutes2,992
10-14 minutes1,662
15-19 minutes1,342
20-24 minutes1,195
25-29 minutes542
30-34 minutes940
35-39 minutes283
40-44 minutes242
45-59 minutes604
60-89 minutes330
90+ minutes214
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees11,702
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt409
Mining13
Utilities78
Construction268
Manufacturing1,829
Wholesale Trade819
  
Retail Trade1,676
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers141
Furn & Home Furnish Str10
Electronics & Appl Store9
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip823
Food & Beverage Stores438
Health/Pers Care Stores88
Gasoline Stations45
Clothing/Accessory Store11
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music24
General Merchandise Str31
Misc Store Retailers51
Nonstore Retailers4
  
Transportation/Warehouse358
Information112
  
Finance & Insurance352
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn203
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv48
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other100
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing117
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv361
Legal Services79
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises16
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt93
Educational Services1,269
HealthCare/Social Assist1,506
Arts/Entertainment/Rec122
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs545
Accommodation59
Food Srv/Drinking Places486
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin952
Auto Repair/Maintenance81
Public Administration Emp755

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Educational Attainment (25+)

South Central Electric Association2021
Some High School1,033
Graduated High School6,568
Associates Degree2,177
Bachelor's Degree2,669
Graduate Degree848

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses1,187
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus56
Mining Bus1
Utilities Bus8
Construction Bus60
Manufacturing Bus38
Wholesale Trade Bus65
  
Retail Trade Bus157
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus25
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus4
Electronics & Appl Store Bus3
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus22
Food & Beverage Stores Bus35
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus7
Gasoline Stations Bus8
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus4
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus9
General Merchandise Str Bus6
Misc Store Retailers Bus16
Nonstore Retailers Bus17
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus52
Information Bus23
  
Finance & Insurance Bus74
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus23
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus11
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus40
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus40
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus64
Legal Services Bus18
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus3
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus19
Educational Services Bus28
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus108
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus19
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus49
Accommodation Bus6
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus43
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus182
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus31
Public Administration Bus108

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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