Traverse County is located in west-central Minnesota. The County Seat is Wheaton and the largest city is Wheaton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.traverse.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 3,387 and the 2010 census population was 3,558. The land area is 573.90 square miles and there are 6.2 persons per square mile.
92.9% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 4.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 89.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $66,400, there are 1,510 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,030, the median household income is $45,714, and 9% of the persons in Traverse County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 229. Retail sales (in $1000) were $45,484, and sales per capita were $12,380.
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