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Red Wing, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Red Wing had a population of 16,379 as of July 1, 2017. 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 44.5813 and longitude -92.605 in Goodhue County. The formal boundaries for the City of Red Wing (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Wing 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 Wing: City of Red Wing.

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


Total Population 16,379
Daytime Population: Workers 14,302
Daytime Population: Residents 8,499
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,801
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 15,870
Population in Familes 12,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 509
Population Density2 473
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $54,790
Average Household Income $69,581
Per Capita Income $29,934


Total Housing Units 7,607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,736 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,255 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 616 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $177,743
Average Home Value $197,023


Total Households 6,991
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,299
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 -0.07% 0.02%
Households -0.05% 0.04%
Families -0.09% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Red Wing, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Wing 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 # 66 93rd
Population Density # 510 44th
Diversity Index # 202 78th
Median Household Income # 459 49th
Per Capita Income # 369 59th

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