Yellow Medicine County is located in southwestern Minnesota. The County Seat is Granite Falls and the largest city is Granite Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.ym.mn.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,109 and the 2010 census population was 10,438. The land area is 759.10 square miles and there are 13.8 persons per square mile.
94.1% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 4.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 3.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 90% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $97,600, there are 4,135 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,303, the median household income is $52,510, and 12.2% of the persons in Yellow Medicine County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 993. Retail sales (in $1000) were $112,949, and sales per capita were $11,221. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21%.
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