Red Lake County, Minnesota


Red Lake County, Minnesota

Infobox U.S. County
county = Red Lake County
state = Minnesota


founded year = 1896 [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/govseries/No33.htm]
founded date = December 24
seat wl = Red Lake Falls
largest city wl = Red Lake Falls
area_total_sq_mi = 433
area_total_km2 = 1120
area_land_sq_mi = 432
area_land_km2 = 1120
area_water_sq_mi = 0
area_water_km2 = 0
area percentage = 0.02%
census yr = 2000
pop = 4299
density_sq_mi = 10
density_km2 = 4
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web =
named for = Red Lake and Red Lake River
Red Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 4,299. Its county seat is Red Lake FallsGR|6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 433 square miles (1,120 km²), of which, 432 square miles (1,120 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) of it (0.02%) is water.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

*Pennington County (north)
*Polk County (east, south, and west)

History

Red Lake County was formed on December 24, 1896 from sections of Polk County. It was named after the Red Lake River.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,299 people, 1,727 households, and 1,131 families residing in the county. The population density was 10 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 1,883 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.44% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 1.84% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. 0.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 31.9% were of Norwegian, 25.0% German, 16.7% French and 6.3% French Canadian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 1,727 households out of which 30.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% were married couples living together, 6.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.50% were non-families. 30.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 19.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,052, and the median income for a family was $40,275. Males had a median income of $28,494 versus $20,363 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,372. About 8.40% of families and 10.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.50% of those under age 18 and 13.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References


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