Kanabec County MN Information


Kanabec County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,816
Daytime Population: Workers 4,823
Daytime Population: Residents 8,151
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,974
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 15,570
Population in Familes 12,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $51,596
Average Household Income $63,405
Per Capita Income $25,266


Total Housing Units 7,849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,050 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,210 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,589 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $168,692
Average Home Value $186,871


Total Households 6,260
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 4,313
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 -0.36% -0.58%
Households -0.33% -0.56%
Families -0.41% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.99%


Kanabec County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kanabec 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 # 54 39th
Population Density # 41 54th
Diversity Index # 76 14th
Median Household Income # 59 33rd
Per Capita Income # 80 9th

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