Koochiching County MN Information


Koochiching County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,865
Population in Households 12,624
Population in Familes 9,682
Population in Group Qrtrs 241
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $49,371
Average Household Income $62,914
Per Capita Income $27,815


Total Housing Units 7,900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,601 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,045 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,254 (28.5%)
Median Home Value $114,775
Average Home Value $156,792


Total Households 5,646
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 3,469
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 -0.41% -0.74%
Households -0.48% -0.79%
Families -0.63% -0.9%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.71%


Koochiching County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Koochiching 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 # 61 31st
Population Density # 85 5th
Diversity Index # 67 24th
Median Household Income # 80 9th
Per Capita Income # 71 20th

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