Pope County, MN

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Population

10,932

0.392% decline

Poverty Rate

7.9%


Median Age

45.9


Median Household Income

$58,198

5.47% growth

Number of Employees

5,510

1.92% growth

Median Property Value

$163,600

6.93% growth

About

In 2017, Pope County, MN had a population of 10.9k people with a median age of 45.9 and a median household income of $58,198. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pope County, MN declined from 10,975 to 10,932, a -0.392% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,180 to $58,198, a 5.47% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pope County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.5%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.659%), White (Hispanic) (0.622%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.467%). N/A% of the people in Pope County, MN speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Pope County, MN is $163,600, and the homeownership rate is 79.2%. Most people in Pope County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Pope County, MN is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Pope County, MN employs 5.51k people. The largest industries in Pope County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (972 people), Manufacturing (939 people), and Retail Trade (608 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,625), Utilities ($83,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,761).

Median household income in Pope County, MN is $58,198. Males in Pope County, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Pope County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,198

2017 value

± $2,921

5.47%

1 Year Growth

± 6.67%

Households in Pope County, MN have a median annual income of $58,198, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,180 in 2016, which represents a 5.47% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Minnesota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pope County, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9703

  2. Census Tract 9702

  3. Census Tract 9701

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pope County, MN was Census Tract 9703 with a value of $66,750, followed by Census Tract 9702 and Census Tract 9701, with respective values of $59,821 and $54,293.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pope County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pope County, MN (847 out of 10.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    779 ± 108

  2. Hispanic

    55 ± 66

  3. Other

    50 ± 68

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pope County, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

5.51k

2017 Value

± 232

1.92%

1 Year growth

± 5.83%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pope County, MN grew at a rate of 1.92%, from 5.41k employees to 5.51k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pope County, MN, are Management Occupations (653 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (642 people), and Production Occupations (591 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pope County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pope County, MN, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (653 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (642 people), and Production Occupations (591 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pope County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.66 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2 times), and Production Occupations (1.85 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pope County, MN, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($62,000), Management Occupations ($60,329), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($57,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.51k

2017 Value

± 232

1.92%

1 Year growth

± 5.83%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pope County, MN grew at a rate of 1.92%, from 5.41k employees to 5.51k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pope County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (972 people), Manufacturing (939 people), and Retail Trade (608 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pope County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Pope County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Pope County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (972 people), Manufacturing (939 people), and Retail Trade (608 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pope County, MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.81 times), and Manufacturing (1.68 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pope County, MN, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,625), Utilities ($83,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,761).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.4B

  2. $22.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.4B, followed by Nonmetal min. prods. ($22.8B) and Cereal grains ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$351B

2020 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

37.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $351B. This is expected to increase 37.9% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $26.2B

  3. $14.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $29.1B, followed by Iowa with $26.2B and Illinois and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.5% of the population of Pope County, MN has health coverage, with 47.7% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 1.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Pope County, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Pope County, MN see 1004 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.501% increase from the previous year (999 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3683 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1381 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,004 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pope County, MN see an average of 1,004 patients per year. This represents a 0.501% increase from the previous year (999 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pope County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.47%

Uninsured

47.7%

Employer Coverage

12.3%

Medicaid

15.3%

Medicare

18.6%

Non-Group

1.6%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pope County, MN declined by 13.1% from 5.15% to 4.47%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pope County, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Pope County, MN is home to a population of 10.9k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.04% of Pope County, MN residents were born outside of the country (114 people).

In 2017, there were 93.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.5k people) in Pope County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 72 Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pope County, MN was 45.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Pope County, MN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Pope County, MN residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.04%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

114 people

0.975%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

107 people

As of 2017, 1.04% of Pope County, MN residents (114 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pope County, MN was 0.975%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Pope County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pope County, MN was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pope County, MN

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    10.5k ± 2

  2. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    113 ± 33.1

  3. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    72 ± 36

In 2017, there were 93.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.5k people) in Pope County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 72 Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Pope County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    333 ± 56

  2. Korea

    82 ± 22

  3. World War II

    71 ± 32

Pope County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pope County, MN was $163,600 in 2017, which is 0.712 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $153,000 to $163,600, a 6.93% increase. The homeownership rate in Pope County, MN is 79.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pope County, MN have an average commute time of 17.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pope County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$163,600

2017 Median

± $5,247

$153,000

2016 Median

± $5,674

In 2017, the median property value in Pope County, MN grew to to $163,600 from the previous year's value of $153,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pope County, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pope County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$58,198

Median Household Income

± $2,921

4.9k

Number of Households

± 230

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.9k households in Pope County, MN grew to $58,198 from the previous year's value of $55,180.

The following chart displays the households in Pope County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Pope County, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pope County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.2%

2017 Homeownership

80.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.2% of the housing units in Pope County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pope County, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pope County, MN have a shorter commute time (17.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Pope County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    7.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.95%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Pope County, MN was Drove Alone (81.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.7%) and those who Worked At Home (4.95%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pope County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pope County, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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