McLeod County

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McLeod County, Minnesota

830 11th St E Suite 106
Glencoe, MN 55336
Phone: (320) 864-1281
Fax: (320) 864-5905
www.co.mcleod.mn.us

In south-central MN, west of Minneapolis; established Mar 1, 1856 (prior to statehood) from Carver County. Name Origin: For Martin McLeod (1813-60), fur trader, MN territorial legislator (1849-53), and a founder of Glencoe

Area (sq mi):: 505.67 (land 491.91; water 13.76) Population per square mile: 74.50
Population 2005: 36,636 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 9.00% Population 2000: 34,898 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $20,137; median household $45,953; Population below poverty level: 4.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,676-$27,779
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hutchinson (13,521)

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    Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) (NYSE:LPX) announced today that it will appeal a verdict by a jury in McLeod County, Minnesota District Court involving LP Inner-Seal siding that awarded $29.