Scott County PUMA, MN

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2022 Population
151,347
13.1% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
37.3
1.08% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.03%
2.98% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$118,268
6.57% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$376,000
10.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Scott County PUMA, MN had a population of 151k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $118,268. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Scott County PUMA, MN grew from 133,844 to 151,347, a 13.1% increase and its median household income grew from $110,976 to $118,268, a 6.57% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Scott County PUMA, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.36%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.04%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%), and White (Hispanic) (2.26%).

13.5% of the households in Scott County PUMA, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.5% of the residents in Scott County PUMA, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Scott County PUMA, MN was $376,000, and the homeownership rate was 83.5%.

Most people in Scott County PUMA, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Scott County PUMA, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Scott County PUMA, MN is home to a population of 151k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.2% of Scott County PUMA, MN residents were born outside of the country (15.4k people).

In 2022, there were 12.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (118k people) in Scott County PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.62k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.64k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Scott County PUMA, MN are Spanish (5,678 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (2,948 households), and Vietnamese (2,621 households).

Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Scott County PUMA, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Scott County PUMA, MN was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Scott County PUMA, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    118k ± 613
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.62k ± 385
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.64k ± 526
5.63%
Hispanic Population
8.52k people

In 2022, there were 12.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (118k people) in Scott County PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.62k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.64k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.63% of the people in Scott County PUMA, MN are hispanic (8.52k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

10.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.4k people
11.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.8k people

As of 2022, 10.2% of Scott County PUMA, MN residents (15.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Scott County PUMA, MN was 11.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,678 households (4%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    2,948 households (2.08%)
  3. Vietnamese
    2,621 households (1.85%)

13.5% of the households in Scott County PUMA, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Scott County PUMA, MN was Spanish. 4% of the households in Scott County PUMA, MN reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,033 ± 289
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    827 ± 202
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    789 ± 221

Scott County PUMA, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Scott County PUMA, MN employs 78.1k people. The largest industries in Scott County PUMA, MN are Construction (4,548 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,378 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,965 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($296,696), Services incidental to transportation ($223,472), and Construction, & mining & oil & gas field machinery manufacturing ($171,014).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,858
Women
47.6%
36,156
Men
52.4%

The workforce of Scott County PUMA, MN in 2020 was 69,014 people, with 47.6% woman, and 52.4% men.

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Occupations

78.1k
2022 Value
9.29%
1 Year growth
± 9.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Scott County PUMA, MN grew at a rate of 9.29%, from 71.5k employees to 78.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Scott County PUMA, MN, are Other managers (2,746 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,062 people), and Registered nurses (1,958 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Scott County PUMA, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

78.1k
2022 Value
9.29%
1 Year growth
± 9.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Scott County PUMA, MN grew at a rate of 9.29%, from 71.5k employees to 78.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Scott County PUMA, MN, are Construction (4,548 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,378 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,965 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Scott County PUMA, MN, though some of these residents may live in Scott County PUMA, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$70,340
Median earning men ± $2,430
$49,584
Median earning women ± $2,166

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($104,592), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($102,674), and Public Administration ($86,347).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($95,909), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,024), and Wholesale Trade ($76,113).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.53% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.68% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Scott County PUMA, MN in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (31.2k), High School or Equivalent (24.2k), and Some college (22.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Scott County PUMA, MN was $376,000 in 2022, which is 1.33 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $340,700 to $376,000, a 10.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Scott County PUMA, MN is 83.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Scott County PUMA, MN have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Scott County PUMA, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Scott County PUMA, MN is $118,268. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Scott County PUMA, MN was Hennepin County--Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN with a value of $133,079, followed by Hennepin County (West)--Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN and Dakota County (South)--Lakeville & Farmington Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $129,494 and $122,602.

Property

$376,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,821
$44,244
Median Property Taxes
±$1,307

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Scott County PUMA, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

83.5%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.5% of the housing units in Scott County PUMA, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Scott County PUMA, MN was Hennepin County--Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN with a value of $133,079, followed by Hennepin County (West)--Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN and Dakota County (South)--Lakeville & Farmington Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $129,494 and $122,602.

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

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Household Income

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$118,268
Median Household Income
± $3,544
53k
Number of Households
± 1,712

In 2022, the median household income of the 53k households in Scott County PUMA, MN grew to $118,268 from the previous year's value of $110,976.

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Wage Distribution

0.45
2022 Wage GINI in Scott County PUMA, MN
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Scott County PUMA, MN

In 2022, the income inequality in Scott County PUMA, MN was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.199% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Scott County PUMA, MN was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Scott County PUMA, MN in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.9%)
  3. Carpooled (7.23%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in Scott County PUMA, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.9%) and those who carpooled to work (7.23%).

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scott County PUMA, MN have a shorter commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.971% of the workforce in Scott County PUMA, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

5.03% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scott County PUMA, MN (7.52k out of 149k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

96.6% of the population of Scott County PUMA, MN has health coverage, with 65.6% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 9.03% on Medicare, 9.66% on non-group plans, and 0.752% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see 1102 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1117 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1322 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,102 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Minnesota

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,102 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1,117 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.5% under 18 years, 18.3% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.35%
Uninsured
65.6%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
9.03%
Medicare
9.66%
Non-Group
0.752%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Scott County PUMA, MN declined by 5.89% from 3.56% to 3.35%.

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