Chippewa County MN Information


Chippewa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,324
Daytime Population: Workers 6,559
Daytime Population: Residents 5,569
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 12,087
Population in Familes 9,639
Population in Group Qrtrs 237
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $52,846
Average Household Income $66,372
Per Capita Income $28,097


Total Housing Units 5,721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,695 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,483 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 543 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $113,160
Average Home Value $147,591


Total Households 5,178
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 3,334
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 -0.13% -0.09%
Households -0.17% -0.12%
Families -0.26% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   3.42%


Chippewa County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chippewa 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 # 62 30th
Population Density # 52 41st
Diversity Index # 23 76th
Median Household Income # 47 47th
Per Capita Income # 57 36th

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