Red Lake County MN Information


Red Lake County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,239
Population in Households 4,205
Population in Familes 3,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,774
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,028 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,416 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $90,045
Average Home Value $119,050


Median Household Income $52,149
Average Household Income $60,696
Per Capita Income $25,488
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.4%
Households 0.34% 0.35%
Families 0.21% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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 Lake County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Lake 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 # 85 3rd
Population Density1 # 74 17th
Diversity Index2 # 62 30th
Median Household Income # 35 61st
Per Capita Income # 75 15th

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