Cook County MN Information


Cook County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,372
Population in Households 5,321
Population in Familes 3,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 2,619
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 1,505
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,955 (31.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 664 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,579 (57.7%)
Median Home Value $265,698
Average Home Value $330,307


Median Household Income $52,474
Average Household Income $67,967
Per Capita Income $33,239
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.7%
Households 0.79% 0.83%
Families 0.64% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.


Cook County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cook 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 # 82 7th
Population Density1 # 86 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 23 75th
Median Household Income # 34 62nd
Per Capita Income # 7 93rd

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