Chisago County MN Information


Chisago County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 56,154
Daytime Population: Workers 17,358
Daytime Population: Residents 26,925
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 54,481
Population in Familes 46,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,673
Population Density2 135
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $70,373
Average Household Income $83,979
Per Capita Income $30,760


Total Housing Units 21,979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,058 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,206 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,715 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $233,868
Average Home Value $266,719


Total Households 20,264
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 14,901
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 0.57% 0.68%
Households 0.55% 0.68%
Families 0.48% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.47%


Chisago County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chisago 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 # 18 80th
Population Density # 11 89th
Diversity Index # 69 22nd
Median Household Income # 9 91st
Per Capita Income # 18 80th

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