Ramsey County MN Information


Ramsey County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 530,139
Population in Households 512,158
Population in Familes 383,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,981
Population Density1 3,483
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 210,690
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 121,434
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 225,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126,378 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 84,312 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,010 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $214,890
Average Home Value $257,399


Median Household Income $55,608
Average Household Income $79,287
Per Capita Income $32,065
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.95%
Households 0.62% 0.94%
Families 0.49% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.


Ramsey County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ramsey 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 # 2 99th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 21 77th
Per Capita Income # 9 91st

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