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Watonwan County, MN Public Records

5th Judicial District Court
PO Box 518
St James, MN 56081 www.mncourts.gov/Find-Courts/Wato...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 507-375-1236
F: 507-375-5010
Couriers: 710 2nd Ave South
St James, MN 56081
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sex offender or sealed records released
The Jury Office can be reached at 507-375-1236.

Watonwan County, MN Vital Records

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Watonwan County
County Recorder
710 2nd Ave S
St. James, MN 56081 www.co.watonwan.mn.us/index.aspx?...
8AM-N 1PM-5PM CST
Phone: 507-375-1216
Fax: 507-375-1215
Recorded Land Documents

Watonwan County Vital Certificates

Watonwan County Vital Certificates

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Watonwan County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 434.51 sq mi
Population (2009): 10,912
  • Females: 51.0%
  • White: 96.8%
  • Black/African American: 0.7%
  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 20.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 77.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -970
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 8.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 15.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 75.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.53
Housing Units (2000): 5,036
Homeownership Rate (2000): 77.1%
Migration Flow to Watonwan County, MN from (2007-2008):

Watonwan County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $216,234
  • Construction: $10,205
  • Retail Trade: $8,143
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $16,082
  • Banking: $7,286
  • Retail Trade: $8,143
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $2,220
  • Manufacturing: $52,088
  • Farms: $47,278
  • Government: $35,106
Employed (2000): 5,606
Unemployed (2000): 202
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,343
Local Government Employment (2007): 726
Local Government Revenue (2007): $40,846 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $28,418 (thou. dol.)

Watonwan County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 183
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.6
Deaths (2007): 116
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.5

Watonwan County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 10
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 9
Property Crimes (2008): 174
  • Burglary: 33
  • Larceny-Theft: 137
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 4

Watonwan County Genealogy Records