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.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Stearns Electric Association136,911153,301168,085176,173

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-410,12210,12310,657
5-99,81410,20810,752
10-149,88110,20110,902
15-1911,76211,29912,111
20-2415,85015,37115,359
25-2910,97711,85311,030
30-349,27311,38311,581
35-398,40111,03611,655
40-449,3779,61111,459
45-4910,9729,0329,990
50-5410,7859,8789,107
55-599,33610,8349,770
60-647,49210,45010,472
65-695,4108,6469,749
70-744,4116,9418,053
75-793,8534,8036,262
80-842,9403,1923,818
85+2,6463,2233,449
18+117,345131,582137,397
Median Age343737

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Race

Stearns Electric Association2021
Total168,085.000
White Alone89.770
Black Alone3.230
American Indian Alone0.380
Asian Alone2.420
Pacific Islander Alone0.090
Some Other Race1.870
Two or More Races2.240
Hispanic Origin4.200
Diversity Index25.700

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Growth Rate

Stearns Electric Association2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population1%1%
Households1%1%
Families1%1%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households49,55558,19964,05467,162
Housing Units53,28764,87070,90574,237
Owner Occupied Units45,38248,508
Renter Occupied Units18,67218,654
Vacant Units6,8517,075

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Home Value

Stearns Electric Association20212026
Median Home Value$231,586$326,106
Average Home Value$277,360$356,697
<$50,0001,423827
$50,000 - $99,9992,333973
$100,000 - $149,9995,9682,031
$150,000 - $199,9999,1804,140
$200,000 - $249,9995,9905,005
$250,000 - $299,9995,2997,169
$300,000 - $399,9998,48015,730
$400,000 - $499,9993,2566,730
$500,000 - $749,9992,3094,197
$1,000,000 +277402

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later2,031
2000-200911,931
1990-199910,581
1980-19899,703
1970-19799,746
1960-19695,996
1950-19594,860
1940-19492,320
1939 or Before8,901

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Income
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Income

Stearns Electric Association20212026
Median Household$63,389$70,055
Average Household$79,638$88,947
Per Capita$30,531$34,087

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Household Income Base

Stearns Electric Association2021
<$15,0005,039
$15,000 - $24,9994,796
$25,000 - $34,9996,110
$35,000 - $49,9997,538
$50,000 - $74,99913,481
$75,000 - $99,99910,201
$100,000 - $149,9999,921
$150,000 - $199,9994,494
$200,000+2,466

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+84,718
In-County Residents66,453
Out-of-County Residents17,864
Drive Alone68,057
Carpooled6,241
Public Transport1,088
Work at Home4,656
Less than 5 minutes4,560
5-9 minutes13,089
10-14 minutes14,970
15-19 minutes14,796
20-24 minutes9,772
25-29 minutes4,464
30-34 minutes6,800
35-39 minutes1,508
40-44 minutes1,838
45-59 minutes3,231
60-89 minutes2,986
90+ minutes2,047
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees94,413
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt483
Mining98
Utilities133
Construction3,429
Manufacturing10,531
Wholesale Trade4,575
  
Retail Trade13,656
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers2,616
Furn & Home Furnish Str422
Electronics & Appl Store242
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip1,121
Food & Beverage Stores2,838
Health/Pers Care Stores1,125
Gasoline Stations284
Clothing/Accessory Store855
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music582
General Merchandise Str2,642
Misc Store Retailers828
Nonstore Retailers99
  
Transportation/Warehouse2,549
Information2,118
  
Finance & Insurance4,260
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn1,849
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv1,719
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other692
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing2,019
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv4,464
Legal Services773
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises1,748
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt3,268
Educational Services6,747
HealthCare/Social Assist16,658
Arts/Entertainment/Rec1,050
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs7,095
Accommodation1,211
Food Srv/Drinking Places5,883
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin4,253
Auto Repair/Maintenance776
Public Administration Emp4,750

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Educational Attainment (25+)

Stearns Electric Association2021
Some High School4,015
Graduated High School29,332
Associates Degree15,476
Bachelor's Degree21,339
Graduate Degree9,849

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses6,468
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus129
Mining Bus5
Utilities Bus7
Construction Bus513
Manufacturing Bus279
Wholesale Trade Bus240
  
Retail Trade Bus985
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus146
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus47
Electronics & Appl Store Bus33
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus94
Food & Beverage Stores Bus160
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus88
Gasoline Stations Bus35
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus89
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus64
General Merchandise Str Bus47
Misc Store Retailers Bus114
Nonstore Retailers Bus70
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus200
Information Bus131
  
Finance & Insurance Bus352
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus117
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus87
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus148
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus335
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus439
Legal Services Bus84
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus12
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus211
Educational Services Bus156
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus624
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus143
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus415
Accommodation Bus66
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus350
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus828
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus152
Public Administration Bus195

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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