Chisago County MN Information


Chisago County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 55,525
Population in Households 53,865
Population in Familes 45,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,660
Population Density1 134
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 20,058
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 14,749
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,949 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,109 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,763 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $222,158
Average Home Value $259,900


Median Household Income $68,408
Average Household Income $82,633
Per Capita Income $30,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.51%
Households 0.48% 0.51%
Families 0.4% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Chisago County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chisago 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 # 18 80th
Population Density1 # 11 89th
Diversity Index2 # 69 22nd
Median Household Income # 9 91st
Per Capita Income # 16 83rd

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