Aitkin County MN Information


Aitkin County Subdivisions

Aitkin County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,399
Daytime Population: Workers 5,515
Daytime Population: Residents 9,391
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,906
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 16,125
Population in Familes 12,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 274
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $46,693
Average Household Income $60,158
Per Capita Income $27,303


Total Housing Units 16,422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,105 (37.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,288 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,029 (55.0%)
Median Home Value $198,644
Average Home Value $233,583


Total Households 7,393
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 4,734
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.17% -0.01%
Households 0.18% -0.01%
Families 0.08% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   3.38%


Aitkin County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aitkin County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 52 41st
Population Density # 77 13th
Diversity Index # 70 21st
Median Household Income # 85 3rd
Per Capita Income # 69 22nd

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