Chippewa County MN Information


Chippewa County Subdivisions

Chippewa County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,317
Population in Households 12,080
Population in Familes 9,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 237
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 5,209
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,356
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,744 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,465 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 512 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $111,867
Average Home Value $146,074


Median Household Income $50,048
Average Household Income $63,092
Per Capita Income $26,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.16%
Households -0.1% -0.13%
Families -0.2% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Chippewa County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chippewa County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 62 30th
Population Density1 # 52 41st
Diversity Index2 # 28 70th
Median Household Income # 58 34th
Per Capita Income # 63 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.