Itasca County MN Information

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Itasca County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Itasca County MN Housing Affordability Index is 145
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

Itasca County MN Wealth Index is 73
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 46,530
Population in Households 45,509
Population in Familes 36,103
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,021
Population Density 17
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,943
Average Household Income $66,527
Per Capita Income $27,728
Wealth Index3 73

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 27,956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,454 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,917 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,585 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $180,768
Housing Affordability Index2 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,371
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 12,708
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.35% 0.4%
Households 0.34% 0.4%
Families 0.23% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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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, 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 # 22 76th
Population Density # 62 30th
Diversity Index # 60 32nd
Median Household Income # 65 26th
Per Capita Income # 72 18th

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