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Redwood Falls, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Redwood Falls had a population of 5,285 as of July 1, 2016. Redwood Falls 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 Redwood Falls is located at latitude 44.5459 and longitude -95.1045 in Redwood County. The formal boundaries for the City of Redwood Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Redwood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

The City of Redwood Falls (GNIS ID: 2396342) 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 Redwood Falls 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 Redwood Falls: City of North Redwood, City of Redwood Falls.

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Redwood Falls, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,285
Population in Households 5,091
Population in Familes 3,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density1 1,001
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 2,272
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,348
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,537 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 735 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $101,190
Average Home Value $132,189


Median Household Income $43,778
Average Household Income $59,934
Per Capita Income $26,006
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% -0.14%
Households 0.05% -0.2%
Families 0.08% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Redwood Falls, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redwood Falls 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 # 141 85th
Population Density1 # 280 69th
Diversity Index2 # 159 82nd
Median Household Income # 691 24th
Per Capita Income # 564 38th

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