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Koochiching County, Minnesota

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Koochiching County, Minnesota
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 12,062
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 13,311
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,008
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 5.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,960
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 78.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $115,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,033
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $378
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $686
Building permits, 2021 23
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 5,796
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.07
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 91.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 3.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 87.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 79.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 15.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 11.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 60.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 56.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 24,206
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 49,657
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 189,516
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,349
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 15.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $52,297
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $31,453
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 368
Total employment, 2020 3,592
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 144,225
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -4.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 841
All firms, 2012 1,076
Men-owned firms, 2012 598
Women-owned firms, 2012 278
Minority-owned firms, 2012 40
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 961
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 158
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 818
Population per square mile, 2010 4.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,104.07
FIPS Code 27071
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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