Wilkin County is located in west-central Minnesota. The County Seat is Breckenridge and the largest city is Breckenridge. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.wilkin.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,495 and the 2010 census population was 6,576. The land area is 750.96 square miles and there are 8.8 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 1.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 90.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $107,300, there are 2,685 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,148, the median household income is $50,507, and 9.2% of the persons in Wilkin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 615. Retail sales (in $1000) were $56,267, and sales per capita were $8,675.
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