Ramsey County MN Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ramsey County MN Housing Affordability Index is 115
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

Ramsey County MN Wealth Index is 102
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 541,557
Population in Households 524,025
Population in Families 390,926
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,532
Population Density 3,558
Diversity Index1 62
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,368
Average Household Income $88,977
Per Capita Income $35,630
Wealth Index3 102

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 227,722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126,846 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 88,448 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,428 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $248,779
Housing Affordability Index2 115
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 215,294
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 123,618
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 0.68% 0.73%
Households 0.65% 0.71%
Families 0.52% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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Ramsey County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ramsey 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 # 2 99th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 18 80th
Per Capita Income # 7 93rd

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