Carlton County MN Information


Carlton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,951
Population in Households 34,944
Population in Familes 28,214
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,007
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $57,792
Average Household Income $73,153
Per Capita Income $28,560


Total Housing Units 16,153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,173 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,795 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,185 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $193,597
Average Home Value $220,346


Total Households 13,968
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 9,382
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 0.53% 0.58%
Households 0.38% 0.56%
Families 0.25% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   3.3%


Carlton County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlton 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 # 29 68th
Population Density # 33 64th
Diversity Index # 36 60th
Median Household Income # 22 76th
Per Capita Income # 63 29th

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