Kanabec County MN Information


Kanabec County Subdivisions

Kanabec County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,025
Population in Households 15,779
Population in Familes 12,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,750
Average Household Income $64,868
Per Capita Income $25,767


Total Housing Units 7,849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,126 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,198 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,525 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $181,137
Average Home Value $193,504


Total Households 6,324
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 4,340
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 -0.16% -0.19%
Households -0.17% -0.2%
Families -0.29% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.86%


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, 2018 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 # 40 56th
Diversity Index # 78 11th
Median Household Income # 57 36th
Per Capita Income # 80 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.