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Red Lake, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Red Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 1,772 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Red Lake is located at latitude 47.8671 and longitude -95.0058 in Beltrami County. The formal boundaries for the Red Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Beltrami County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The Red Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393202) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Red Lake Census Designated Place is located within Unorganized Territory of Lower Red Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Beltrami County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Red Lake: Wabacing.

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Red Lake, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,772
Daytime Population: Workers 716
Daytime Population: Residents 1,130
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,846
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,742
Population in Familes 1,412
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 367
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $31,037
Average Household Income $43,408
Per Capita Income $13,249


Total Housing Units 515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $89,831
Average Home Value $130,964


Total Households 499
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 343
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.32% 0.31%
Households 0.39% 0.36%
Families -0.59% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Red Lake, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Lake to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 279 69th
Population Density # 587 35th
Diversity Index # 617 32nd
Median Household Income # 897 1st
Per Capita Income # 904 0th

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