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Steele County, MN Public Records

3rd Judicial District Court
111 East Main Street
Owatonna, MN 55060 www.mncourts.gov/Find-Courts/Stee...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PMM,T,W,F. 12:30PM-4:30PM on TH CST
P: 507-444-7700, 507-444-7701
F: 507-444-7491
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sex offender or sealed records released
Conciliation Court can be reached at 507-444-7701.

Steele County, MN Vital Records

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Steele County
County Recorder
630 Florence Ave
Owatonna, MN 55060 www.co.steele.mn.us/departments/r...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 507-444-7450
Fax: 507-444-7470
Recorded Documents

Steele County Vital Certificates

Steele County Vital Certificates

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Steele County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 429.55 sq mi
Population (2009): 36,775
  • Females: 50.3%
  • White: 94.5%
  • Black/African American: 3.4%
  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 5.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 88.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 3,095
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 7.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 7.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 86.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 20.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.57
Housing Units (2000): 13,306
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.1%
Migration Flow to Steele County, MN from (2007-2008):

Steele County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,049,157
  • Construction: $49,262
  • Retail Trade: $90,152
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $87,433
  • Banking: $178,702
  • Retail Trade: $90,152
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $21,041
  • Manufacturing: $328,907
  • Farms: $35,848
  • Government: $105,358
Employed (2000): 18,005
Unemployed (2000): 638
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.8%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,097
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,950
Local Government Revenue (2007): $101,228 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $87,358 (thou. dol.)

Steele County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 549
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.1
Deaths (2007): 249
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 1.8

Steele County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 26
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 24
Property Crimes (2008): 572
  • Burglary: 106
  • Larceny-Theft: 440
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 26

Steele County Genealogy Records