Winona County

Winona County, Minnesota

177 Main St
Winona, MN 55987
Phone: (507) 457-6350
Fax: (507) 454-9365

On the southeastern border of MN, east of Rochester; established Feb 23, 1854 (prior to statehood) from unorganized lands. Name Origin: For the town that became the county seat, which was named for a Dakota Indian woman active in the removal of the Winnebagos from IA to MN. Name was also popularized by H.L. Gordon's poem, "Winona" (1881)

Area (sq mi):: 641.59 (land 626.30; water 15.29) Population per square mile: 78.70
Population 2005: 49,276 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 4.50% Population 2000: 49,985 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 1.90%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,077; median household $38,700; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,277-$26,281
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 17.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Winona County seat (26,451)

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