Itasca County MN Information


Itasca County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,244
Population in Households 45,223
Population in Familes 35,967
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,021
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 19,269
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 12,683
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,340 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,929 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,605 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $168,039
Average Home Value $202,081


Median Household Income $52,027
Average Household Income $66,124
Per Capita Income $27,794
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.41%
Households 0.42% 0.41%
Families 0.31% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.


Itasca County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Itasca 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 # 22 76th
Population Density1 # 61 31st
Diversity Index2 # 52 43rd
Median Household Income # 38 57th
Per Capita Income # 42 53rd

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