Itasca County MN Information


Itasca County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,385
Daytime Population: Workers 19,217
Daytime Population: Residents 26,092
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,309
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 45,364
Population in Familes 36,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,021
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $54,130
Average Household Income $68,624
Per Capita Income $28,678


Total Housing Units 27,758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,226 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,996 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,536 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $169,165
Average Home Value $203,223


Total Households 19,222
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 12,653
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 0.4% 0.36%
Households 0.33% 0.32%
Families 0.24% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   3.43%


Itasca County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Itasca 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 # 22 76th
Population Density # 61 31st
Diversity Index # 51 41st
Median Household Income # 38 57th
Per Capita Income # 47 47th

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