McLeod County is located in central Minnesota. The County Seat is Glencoe and the largest city is Hutchinson. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.mcleod.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 35,882 and the 2010 census population was 36,651. The land area is 491.47 square miles and there are 74.6 persons per square mile.
97.2% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 5.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 90.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $155,400, there are 14,716 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,824, the median household income is $55,170, and 8.5% of the persons in McLeod County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,096. Retail sales (in $1000) were $477,130, and sales per capita were $12,850. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.4%.
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