Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN

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2022 Population
133,180
2.03% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
0.525% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.42%
10% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$116,399
9.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$374,700
15.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN had a population of 133k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $116,399. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN grew from 130,528 to 133,180, a 2.03% increase and its median household income grew from $106,597 to $116,399, a 9.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.42%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.93%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.37%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.92%).

13.9% of the households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97% of the residents in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN are Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus (143 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was $374,700, and the homeownership rate was 82.4%.

Most people in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN is home to a population of 133k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.87% of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN residents were born outside of the country (13.1k people).

In 2022, there were 8.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.57k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN are Spanish (4,534 households), Hmong (3,642 households), and Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,287 households).

Citizenship

97%
2022 Citizenship
97.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97% of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    102k ± 1.3k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    12.5k ± 857
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.57k ± 783
5.08%
Hispanic Population
6.76k people

In 2022, there were 8.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.57k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.08% of the people in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN are hispanic (6.76k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.87%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13.1k people
9.56%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.5k people

As of 2022, 9.87% of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN residents (13.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was 9.56%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,534 households (3.61%)
  2. Hmong
    3,642 households (2.9%)
  3. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,287 households (1.02%)

13.9% of the households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was Spanish. 3.61% of the households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,916 ± 242
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,623 ± 470
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    723 ± 238

Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN employs 70.3k people. The largest industries in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN are Construction (4,605 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,163 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,256 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing ($232,470), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($202,522), and Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($176,391).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,934
Women
47.5%
35,337
Men
52.5%

The workforce of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN in 2020 was 67,271 people, with 47.5% woman, and 52.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN.

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Occupations

70.3k
2022 Value
1.54%
1 Year growth
± 1.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN grew at a rate of 1.54%, from 69.3k employees to 70.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN, are Other managers (2,337 people), Registered nurses (1,974 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,944 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

70.3k
2022 Value
1.54%
1 Year growth
± 1.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN grew at a rate of 1.54%, from 69.3k employees to 70.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN, are Construction (4,605 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,163 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,256 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN, though some of these residents may live in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$73,240
Median earning men ± $3,143
$52,964
Median earning women ± $2,916

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($95,135), Information ($94,061), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($93,636).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($76,904), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,172), and Information ($66,509).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Minnesota over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN awarded 143 degrees. The student population of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3 male students and 147 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN are White (74 and 51.7%), followed by Black or African American (28 and 19.6%), Asian (21 and 14.7%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 5.59%).

The largest universities in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN by number of degrees awarded are Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus (143 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN are Master Aesthetician (73 and 51%), General Cosmetology (52 and 36.4%), and Massage Therapy (14 and 9.79%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.844% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.59% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (33.4k), Some college (18.5k), and High School or Equivalent (16.5k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was $374,700 in 2022, which is 1.33 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $324,300 to $374,700, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN is 82.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN is $116,399. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was Hennepin County--Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN with a value of $133,079, followed by Hennepin County (West)--Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN and Dakota County (South)--Lakeville & Farmington Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $129,494 and $122,602.

Property

$374,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,605
$40,360
Median Property Taxes
±$1,317

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

82.4%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.4% of the housing units in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was Hennepin County--Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN with a value of $133,079, followed by Hennepin County (West)--Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN and Dakota County (South)--Lakeville & Farmington Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $129,494 and $122,602.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$116,399
Median Household Income
± $2,605
49k
Number of Households
± 1,677

In 2022, the median household income of the 49k households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN grew to $116,399 from the previous year's value of $106,597.

The following chart displays the households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN
0.464
2021 Wage GINI in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN

In 2022, the income inequality in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (19%)
  3. Carpooled (7.24%)

In 2022, 70.6% of workers in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19%) and those who carpooled to work (7.24%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.2% of the workforce in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.42% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN (5.85k out of 132k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN is White, followed by Two Or More and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.8% of the population of Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN has health coverage, with 67.6% on employee plans, 7.1% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.19% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see 1102 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1117 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1322 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,102 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Minnesota

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,102 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1,117 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Minnesota in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.9% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 41.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.15%
Uninsured
67.6%
Employer Coverage
7.1%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.19%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN grew by 0.896% from 3.12% to 3.15%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Washington County (South)--Woodbury & Cottage Grove Cities PUMA, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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