Pope County is located in west-central Minnesota. The County Seat is Glenwood and the largest city is Glenwood. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.pope.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,984 and the 2010 census population was 10,995. The land area is 669.71 square miles and there are 16.4 persons per square mile.
97.9% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 92.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $148,000, there are 4,758 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $29,128, the median household income is $52,350, and 9.2% of the persons in Pope County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,366. Retail sales (in $1000) were $103,471, and sales per capita were $9,428.
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