Who lives in Otter Tail County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 3,370 5.8%
5-9 years 3,550 6.1%
10-14 years 3,504 6.0%
15-17 years 2,171 3.7%
18-24 years 4,133 7.1%
25-34 years 5,582 9.6%
35-44 years 5,704 9.8%
45-54 years 7,195 12.4%
55-64 years 9,536 16.4%
65-74 years 7,198 12.4%
75-84 years 4,144 7.1%
85 years and older 1,905 3.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 29,263 50.5%
Female 28,729 49.5%
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White 55,217 95.2%
Of Color 2,775 4.8%
Black or African American 802 1.4%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 296 0.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander 349 0.6%
Other 457 0.8%
Two or more races 862 1.5%
Hispanic or Latino 1,945 3.4%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 54,622 100.0%
English only 52,067 95.3%
Language other than English 2,555 4.7%
Speaks English less than "very well" 967 1.8%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 57,341 100.0%
Population with a disability 8,709 15.2%
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Foreign-born residents 1,456 2.5%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 57,194 100.0%
Same residence 51,128 89.4%
Different residence in the U.S. 6,013 10.5%
Different residence outside the U.S. 53 0.1%

What's Otter Tail County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 24,226 100.0%
Less than $35,000 7,104 29.3%
$35,000-$49,999 3,604 14.9%
$50,000-$74,999 4,842 20.0%
$75,000-$99,999 3,505 14.5%
$100,000 or more 5,171 21.3%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $57,131 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 56,976 100.0%
Less than $35,000 7,104 29.3%
With income below poverty 5,250 9.2%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 4,219 7.4%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 6,310 11.1%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 41,197 72.3%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 6,637 11.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 6,173 10.8%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 5,197 9.1%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 5,971 10.5%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 3,785 6.6%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 4,282 7.5%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 4,864 8.5%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 4,865 8.5%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 57,341 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 3,424 6.0%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 36,063 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 11,837 32.8%
Occupied housing units 24,226 67.2%
Average household size 2.4
Owner-occupied 19,100 53.0%
Average household size 2.5
Renter-occupied 5,126 14.2%
Average household size 1.9
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 8,010 22.2%
1970-1999 13,734 38.1%
1940-1969 8,273 22.9%
1939 or earlier 6,046 16.8%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 24,226 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 16,293 67.3%
With children under 18 years 6,204 25.6%
Married-couple family households 14,008 57.8%
With children under 18 years 4,656 19.2%
Single-person family households 2,285 9.4%
With children under 18 years 1,548 6.4%
Nonfamily households 7,933 32.7%
Householder living alone 6,884 28.4%
65 years and over 3,408 14.1%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 6,251 25.8%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 8,794 36.3%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 9,438 39.0%
Moved in 2000-2009 7,367 30.4%
Moved in 1990-1999 3,803 15.7%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 3,618 14.9%
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All households for which cost burden is calculated 23,509 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 5,887 25.0%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 18,994 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 3,852 20.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 4,515 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 2,035 45.1%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 4,565
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $669
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 1,374 5.7%
1 vehicle available 6,060 25.0%
2 vehicles available 9,523 39.3%
3 or more vehicles available 7,269 30.0%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 27,627 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 24,168 87.5%
Public transportation 322 1.2%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 3,137 11.4%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 26,001 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 7,113 27.4%
10-19 minutes 8,389 32.3%
20-29 minutes 4,204 16.2%
30 minutes or longer 6,295 24.2%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 41,264 100.0%
Less than high school 3,181 7.7%
High school diploma or GED 12,109 29.3%
Some college or associate’s degree 15,613 37.8%
Bachelor’s Degree 7,310 17.7%
Graduate or professional Degree 3,051 7.4%
High school graduate or higher 38,083 92.3%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 10,361 25.1%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 32,063 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 25,402 79.2%
Civilian labor force 26,237 100.0%
Unemployed 835 3.2%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 27,684 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 6,351 22.9%
Age 30 to 54 13,375 48.3%
Age 55 or older 7,958 28.7%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 7,685 27.8%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 9,546 34.5%
$40,000 or more per year 10,453 37.8%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 1,954 7.1%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 53 0.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 657 2.4%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 326 1.2%
Construction 1,523 5.5%
Educational services 2,532 9.1%
Finance and insurance 734 2.7%
Health care and social assistance 5,712 20.6%
Information 390 1.4%
Management of companies and enterprises 204 0.7%
Manufacturing 4,318 15.6%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 53 0.2%
Other services (excluding public administration) 953 3.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 677 2.4%
Public administration 1,457 5.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing 179 0.6%
Retail trade 3,177 11.5%
Transportation and warehousing 678 2.4%
Utilities 439 1.6%
Wholesale trade 1,153 4.2%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 26,628 96.2%
Black or African American alone 394 1.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 174 0.6%
Asian alone 204 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 15 0.1%
Two or more race groups 269 1.0%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 1,768 6.4%
High school or equivalent, no college 6,321 22.8%
Some college or associate degree 8,475 30.6%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 4,769 17.2%