Learn more about Olmsted County’s population demographics and how the county is changing by viewing the 2022 Olmsted County Community Indicators report. The report is available on our Strategy, Budget, and Performance page on this website.
The purpose of the 2022 Olmsted County Community Indicators report is to show high-level indicators of resident quality of life in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Data is focused on comparing Olmsted County’s measures to Minnesota and the nation. Trend data to show how things have changed over time is also provided for some measures. The report is not intended to be an organizational performance report.
- The population increased by 12% in the last decade and is projected to grow by 8% over the next 10 years.
- Olmsted County is now the seventh largest population among Minnesota counties (up from #8).
- Overall, Olmsted County surpasses state and national rates in many areas, including a higher percentage of adults with bachelor’s degrees or higher, higher median household income, lower unemployment rate, and lower poverty rate.
- Like Minnesota and the nation, disparities exist for various resident groups who experience higher unemployment rates, lower median household income, and higher rates of poverty.
If you have any questions about this report, please contact the Olmsted County Policy, Analysis, and Communications team.