Owatonna, MN Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Owatonna?

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There are 26,366 residents in Owatonna, with a median age of 39.5. Of this, 50% are males and 50% are females. US-born citizens make up 94.55% of the resident pool in Owatonna, while non-US-born citizens account for 3.47%. Additionally, 1.99% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 22,789 people in Owatonna currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 26,366 2.5%
Male Population 13,184 3.3%
Female Population 13,182 1.7%
Male population 50%
Female population 50%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.5 2.3%
Citizen US Born 24,928 2.8%
Citizen not US Born 914 3.6%
Not Citizen 524 -10.9%
Citizen US Born 94.55%
Citizen not US Born 3.47%
Not Citizen 1.99%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 17 0.0%
Moved from Same County 1,778 -11.6%
Moved from Same State 841 -11.8%
Moved from Different State 650 7.8%
Same House as Last Year 22,789 4.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.07%
Moved from Same County 6.82%
Moved from Same State 3.23%
Moved from Different State 2.49%
Same House as Last Year 87.4%

What are the employment statistics in Owatonna?

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White-collar workers make up 69.29% of the working population in Owatonna, while blue-collar employees account for 30.71%. There are also 967 entrepreneurs in Owatonna (7.26% of the workforce); 9,518 workers employed in private companies (71.47%); and 1,814 people working in governmental institutions (13.62%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 9,228 3.2%
Blue Collar 4,090 0.5%
White Collar 69.29%
Blue Collar 30.71%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 967 9.8%
Private Companies 9,518 -1.8%
Governmental Workers 1,814 19.2%
Not for Profit Companies 1,019 10.9%
Self Employees 7.26%
Private Companies 71.47%
Governmental Workers 13.62%
Not for Profit Companies 7.65%

How many households are there in Owatonna?

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There are a total of 10,830 households in Owatonna, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 62.73% of these Owatonna households, while non-family units account for the remaining 37.27%. Additionally, 31.14% of households have children and 68.86% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 10,830 2.0%
Average People Per Household 2 0.4%
Family Households 6,794 0.5%
Non-family Households 4,036 4.8%
Family Households 62.73%
Non-family Households 37.27%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,373 0.5%
Households without Children 7,457 2.7%
Households with Children 31.14%
Households without Children 68.86%

What are the median and average incomes in Owatonna?

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The average annual household income in Owatonna is $89,107, while the median household income sits at $71,450 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $82,045, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $84,985. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $32,183 and $48,778, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $89,107 5.9%
Median Household Income $71,450 8.2%
People below Poverty Level 2,218 12.9%
People above Poverty Level 23,458 1.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Owatonna?

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There are 11,212 housing units in Owatonna, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1975. Of the 10,830 occupied housing units in Owatonna, 72.85% are owner-occupied, while 27.15% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.8% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $184,900. In general, housing costs reach $1,015 per month in Owatonna.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 11,212 1.2%
Median Year Built 1975 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,980 -1.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 376 10.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,179 -7.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 978 -8.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,057 1.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,016 3.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,457 0.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,611 2.0%
Built between 2010 and 2019 558 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 10,830 2.0%
Owner Occupied 7,890 2.3%
Renter Occupied 2,940 1.2%
Owner Occupied 72.85%
Renter Occupied 27.15%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 5,113 4.8%
Without Mortgage 2,777 -2.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $184,900 7.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $181,000 6.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,015 8.9%
With Mortgage 64.8%
Without Mortgage 35.2%

What is the level of education in Owatonna?

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Approximately 35.08% of the population in Owatonna holds a high school degree (that's 6,973 residents), while 23.73% have attained a college certificate (6,018 locals) and 19.1% have a bachelor's degree (3,797 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 515 40.0%
Some High School 6,973 -1.3%
Some College 6,018 3.0%
Associate Degree 2,106 -4.5%
Bachelor's Degree 3,797 5.9%
Graduate Degree 1,770 5.6%
No High School 2.59%
Some High School 35.08%
Some College 23.73%
Associate Degree 10.6%
Bachelor's Degree 19.1%
Graduate Degree 8.9%

What is the marital status of Owatonna residents?

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A total of 5,831 people in Owatonna have never been married (which represents 27.56% of the total population), while 11,821 of them are wedded (55.86%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 161 (0.76%) and 2,093 (9.89%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,831 5.5%
Married 11,821 -0.7%
Separated 161 43.8%
Widowed 1,415 11.3%
Divorced 2,093 20.0%
Never Married 27.56%
Married 55.86%
Separated 0.76%
Widowed 6.69%
Divorced 9.89%

What are the most common means of transportation in Owatonna?

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The top three means of transportation people in Owatonna use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 11,767 residents commute by car, 307 prefer going to work by walking and 124 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 11,767 1.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 124 -13.3%
Ferryboat 64 N/A
Motorcycle 76 55.1%
TaxiCab 21 16.7%
Walk 307 -6.7%

What is the median and average household income in Owatonna by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
55060 29,651 12,016 $74,049.00 $91,562.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 55060