Roseau County MN Information


Roseau County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,797
Population in Households 15,606
Population in Familes 12,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 6,449
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,406
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,179 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,270 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,224 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $113,159
Average Home Value $135,890


Median Household Income $51,243
Average Household Income $66,233
Per Capita Income $27,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.4%
Households 0.37% 0.54%
Families 0.28% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.


Roseau County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roseau 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 # 55 38th
Population Density1 # 75 15th
Diversity Index2 # 61 31st
Median Household Income # 43 52nd
Per Capita Income # 56 37th

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