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Steele County Court Cases

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About the County: Steele County was formed from Rice County, Blue Earth County, and Le Sueur County, and officially established in 1855. The county was named after Franklin Steele (1813-1880), early settler of Minneapolis and developer of Saint Anthony Falls. The Steele County Courthouse resides in the county seat city of Owatonna, Minnesota. Steele County makes up 429.55 square miles of the state’s area. The most recent population estimate reports 36576 residents (making up an estimated 14339 households). The median household income is estimated to be $55764. The current unemployment rate for the county is reportedly 4.8%.

Recent County Case Facts

Between 2011 and 2015, there were 988 reported DWI cases brought before Steele County. In 2015, there were 38 cases of violent crime reported in the county; the county has a current violent-crime rate of 106 cases per 100,000 residents (ranking the county the number 15 most violent county in the state).