Aitkin County MN Information


Aitkin County Subdivisions

Aitkin County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,189
Population in Households 15,915
Population in Familes 12,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 274
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $47,658
Average Household Income $60,779
Per Capita Income $27,584


Total Housing Units 16,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,328 (38.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 970 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,118 (55.5%)
Median Home Value $200,397
Average Home Value $240,226


Total Households 7,298
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 4,651
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 -0.01% -0.17%
Households 0.0% -0.16%
Families -0.14% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.17%


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, 2018 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 # 78 13th
Diversity Index # 71 20th
Median Household Income # 85 3rd
Per Capita Income # 73 17th

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