Ramsey County MN Information


Ramsey County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 542,810
Daytime Population: Workers 336,822
Daytime Population: Residents 272,179
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 609,001
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 524,881
Population in Familes 392,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,929
Population Density2 3,566
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $56,985
Average Household Income $81,474
Per Capita Income $32,788


Total Housing Units 227,303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127,563 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 87,283 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,457 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $223,174
Average Home Value $261,964


Total Households 214,846
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 123,847
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 0.9% 0.89%
Households 0.81% 0.83%
Families 0.69% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


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, 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 # 2 99th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 22 76th
Per Capita Income # 9 91st

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