Dodge County, MN

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2022 Population
20,893
0.457% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
0.26% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
4.94%
1.14% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$92,890
9.84% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$245,800
13.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dodge County, MN had a population of 20.9k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $92,890. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dodge County, MN grew from 20,798 to 20,893, a 0.457% increase and its median household income grew from $84,568 to $92,890, a 9.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dodge County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.6%), Other (Hispanic) (2.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%), White (Hispanic) (1.24%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.948%).

None of the households in Dodge County, 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.

97.7% of the residents in Dodge County, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Dodge County, MN was $245,800, and the homeownership rate was 87.2%.

Most people in Dodge County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Dodge County, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Dodge County, MN is home to a population of 20.9k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.54% of Dodge County, MN residents were born outside of the country (740 people).

In 2022, there were 32.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.9k people) in Dodge County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 589 Other (Hispanic) and 459 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.7% of Dodge County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dodge County, MN was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dodge County, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    18.9k ± 61
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    589 ± 143
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    459 ± 77.5
5.1%
Hispanic Population
1.07k people

In 2022, there were 32.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.9k people) in Dodge County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 589 Other (Hispanic) and 459 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.1% of the people in Dodge County, MN are hispanic (1.07k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.54%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
740 people
3.16%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
658 people

As of 2022, 3.54% of Dodge County, MN residents (740 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 Dodge County, MN was 3.16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    349 ± 78
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    185 ± 57
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    117 ± 64

Dodge County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dodge County, MN employs 11.4k people. The largest industries in Dodge County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,093 people), Manufacturing (1,464 people), and Construction (1,014 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($69,286).

Occupations

11.4k
2022 Value
± 538
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 6.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dodge County, MN grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 11.3k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dodge County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,318 people), Management Occupations (1,251 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (808 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dodge County, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.4k
2022 Value
± 538
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 6.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dodge County, MN grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 11.3k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dodge County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,093 people), Manufacturing (1,464 people), and Construction (1,014 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dodge County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Dodge County, 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

$57,998
Median earning men ± $2,105
$45,285
Median earning women ± $1,804

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,667), Public Administration ($75,313), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,554).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($60,391), Public Administration ($55,089), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,617).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 91
    Manufacturing
  2. 90
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 84
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Dodge County, MN went to Donald J. Trump with 63.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.37%).

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

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dodge County, MN was $245,800 in 2022, which is 0.872 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $216,900 to $245,800, a 13.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Dodge County, MN is 87.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dodge County, MN have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dodge County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dodge County, MN is $92,890. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Dodge County, MN was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $123,500, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $90,919 and $90,642.

Property

$245,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,942
$6,823
Median Property Taxes
±$360

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 Dodge County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

87.2%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 87.2% of the housing units in Dodge County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 86.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. Census Tract 9505
  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dodge County, MN was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $123,500, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $90,919 and $90,642.

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

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Household Income

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$92,890
Median Household Income
± $3,766
7.83k
Number of Households
± 434

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.83k households in Dodge County, MN grew to $92,890 from the previous year's value of $84,568.

The following chart displays the households in Dodge 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dodge County, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.85%)

In 2022, 77% of workers in Dodge County, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (9.85%).

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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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dodge County, MN have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.08% of the workforce in Dodge County, 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 Dodge County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dodge County, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dodge County, MN (1.02k out of 20.6k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dodge 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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Health

95.2% of the population of Dodge County, MN has health coverage, with 61.6% on employee plans, 11.9% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 8.77% on non-group plans, and 0.659% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.5% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.82%
Uninsured
61.6%
Employer Coverage
11.9%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
8.77%
Non-Group
0.659%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dodge County, MN grew by 11.4% from 4.32% to 4.82%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 65.1 in Dodge County, MN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.4% in Dodge County, MN.

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