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Red Wing, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Red Wing had a population of 16,655 as of July 1, 2019. Red Wing ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Red Wing is located at latitude 44.5625 and longitude -92.5338 in Goodhue County. The formal boundaries for the City of Red Wing encompass a land area of 34.6 sq. miles and a water area of 6.59 sq. miles. Goodhue County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The City of Red Wing (GNIS ID: 2396338) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Red Wing: City of Red Wing, Redwing.

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Red Wing, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Red Wing, MN Housing Affordability Index is 159
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Red Wing, MN Wealth Index is 79
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 16,655 (100%)
Population in Households 16,135 (96.9%)
Population in Families 12,366 (74.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 520 ( 3.1%)
Population Density 478
Diversity Index2 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,983
Average Household Income $75,825
Per Capita Income $32,390
Wealth Index4 79

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,609 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,517 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 552 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $177,916
Housing Affordability Index3 159
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,126
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,371
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.13% 0.22%
Households 0.17% 0.23%
Families 0.11% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Red Wing, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Wing to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 68 93rd
Population Density # 513 43rd
Diversity Index # 201 78th
Median Household Income # 443 51st
Per Capita Income # 351 61st

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