Red Lake County, MN

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2022 Population
3,912
0.23% 1-year decline
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
42.9
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
9.31%
7.98% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$73,889
18.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$150,700
21.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Red Lake County, MN had a population of 3.91k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $73,889. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Red Lake County, MN declined from 3,921 to 3,912, a −0.23% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,417 to $73,889, a 18.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Red Lake County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), White (Hispanic) (2.12%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.33%).

None of the households in Red Lake County, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Red Lake County, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Red Lake County, MN was $150,700, and the homeownership rate was 82.4%.

Most people in Red Lake County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Red Lake County, MN was 2 cars per household.

Red Lake County, MN borders Pennington County, MN and Polk County, MN.

Population & Diversity

Red Lake County, MN is home to a population of 3.91k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.818% of Red Lake County, MN residents were born outside of the country (32 people).

In 2022, there were 34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.57k people) in Red Lake County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 105 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 83 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Red Lake County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Red Lake County, MN was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Red Lake County, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.57k ± 6
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    105 ± 31.6
  3. White (Hispanic)
    83 ± 35
3.81%
Hispanic Population
149 people

In 2022, there were 34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.57k people) in Red Lake County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 105 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 83 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.81% of the people in Red Lake County, MN are hispanic (149 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Red Lake County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.818%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
32 people
0.867%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
34 people

As of 2022, 0.818% of Red Lake County, MN residents (32 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Red Lake County, MN was 0.867%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    97 ± 25
  2. Korea
    48 ± 23
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    42 ± 23

Red Lake County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Red Lake County, MN employs 1.97k people. The largest industries in Red Lake County, MN are Manufacturing (323 people), Retail Trade (278 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (204 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($80,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,000), and Utilities ($76,250).

Occupations

1.97k
2022 Value
± 144
2.45%
1 Year growth
± 9.77%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Red Lake County, MN grew at a rate of 2.45%, from 1.92k employees to 1.97k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Red Lake County, MN, are Management Occupations (263 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (220 people), and Production Occupations (207 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Red Lake County, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.97k
2022 Value
± 144
2.45%
1 Year growth
± 9.77%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Red Lake County, MN grew at a rate of 2.45%, from 1.92k employees to 1.97k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Red Lake County, MN, are Manufacturing (323 people), Retail Trade (278 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (204 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Red Lake County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Red Lake County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$55,268
Median earning men ± $5,126
$41,171
Median earning women ± $2,136

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($83,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($83,125), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($76,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,750), Wholesale Trade ($53,036), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,438).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 33
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 23
    Retail Trade
  3. 23
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Red Lake County, MN went to Donald J. Trump with 66.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.5%), followed by Other (1.5%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Red Lake County, MN was $150,700 in 2022, which is 0.535 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $124,400 to $150,700, a 21.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Red Lake County, MN is 82.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Red Lake County, MN have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Red Lake County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$150,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,137
$1,349
Median Property Taxes
±$106

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Red Lake County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

82.4%
Homeownership
2022
60.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.4% of the housing units in Red Lake County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 101
  2. Census Tract 102

The following map shows all of the tracts in Red Lake County, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$73,889
Median Household Income
± $6,742
1.64k
Number of Households
± 123

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.64k households in Red Lake County, MN grew to $73,889 from the previous year's value of $62,417.

The following chart displays the households in Red Lake County, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Red Lake County, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.72%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.69%)

In 2022, 74.7% of workers in Red Lake County, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.72%) and those who worked at home (8.69%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Red Lake County, MN have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.66% of the workforce in Red Lake County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Red Lake County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Red Lake County, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Red Lake County, MN (363 out of 3.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 65 - 74, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Red Lake County, MN is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97.2% of the population of Red Lake County, MN has health coverage, with 52.2% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 13.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.76%
Uninsured
52.2%
Employer Coverage
13.7%
Medicaid
16.9%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Red Lake County, MN declined by 5.12% from 2.91% to 2.76%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.1% in Red Lake County, MN.

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