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Red Wing, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Red Wing had a population of 16,376 as of July 1, 2016. Red Wing ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Red Wing is located at latitude 44.5813 and longitude -92.605 in Goodhue County. The formal boundaries for the City of Red Wing (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.6 sq. miles and a water area of 6.59 sq. miles. Goodhue County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The City of Red Wing (GNIS ID: 2396338) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Wing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Red Wing: City of Red Wing.


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Red Wing, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,376
Population in Households 15,856
Population in Familes 12,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 520
Population Density1 473
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,012
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,313
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,783 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,230 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 590 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $173,907
Average Home Value $191,707
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,950
Average Household Income $66,491
Per Capita Income $28,715
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.04%
Households -0.01% 0.0%
Families -0.06% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Red Wing, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Wing to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 66 93rd
Population Density1 # 513 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 201 78th
Median Household Income # 451 50th
Per Capita Income # 364 60th

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