Beltrami County, MN

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Population

45,847

0.445% growth

Median Age

33.4


Median Household Income

$45,923

1.6% growth

Poverty Rate

19%


Number of Employees

20,931

1.56% growth

Median Property Value

$153,100

3.03% growth

About

In 2017, Beltrami County, MN had a population of 45.8k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $45,923. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Beltrami County, MN grew from 45,644 to 45,847, a 0.445% increase and its median household income grew from $45,201 to $45,923, a 1.6% increase.

The population of Beltrami County, MN is 72.5% White Alone, 20.4% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 3.14% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Beltrami County, MN speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Beltrami County, MN are Bemidji State University (1,188 degrees awarded in 2016), Northwest Technical College (373 degrees), and Oak Hills Christian College (25 degrees).

The median property value in Beltrami County, MN is $153,100, and the homeownership rate is 68.2%. Most people in Beltrami County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Beltrami County, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Beltrami County, MN employs 20.9k people. The largest industries in Beltrami County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,966 people), Retail Trade (2,637 people), and Educational Services (2,579 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,500), Utilities ($83,750), and Public Administration ($45,544).

Median household income in Beltrami County, MN is $45,923. Males in Beltrami County, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Beltrami County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,923

2017 value

± $1,753

1.6%

1 Year Growth

± 5.29%

Households in Beltrami County, MN have a median annual income of $45,923, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,201 in 2016, which represents a 1.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Beltrami County, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4503

  2. Census Tract 4502

  3. Census Tract 4501

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Beltrami County, MN was Census Tract 4503 with a value of $64,892, followed by Census Tract 4502 and Census Tract 4501, with respective values of $60,391 and $55,897.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Beltrami County, MN (8.2k out of 43.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,124 ± 389

  2. Native American

    3,435 ± 325

  3. Hispanic

    422 ± 144

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Beltrami County, MN is White, followed by Native American 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

20.9k

2017 Value

± 761

1.56%

1 Year growth

± 5.04%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Beltrami County, MN grew at a rate of 1.56%, from 20.6k employees to 20.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Beltrami County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,578 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,320 people), and Management Occupations (1,734 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Beltrami County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Beltrami County, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,578 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,320 people), and Management Occupations (1,734 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Beltrami County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (1.98 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.63 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Beltrami County, MN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,818), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($54,167), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($52,958).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

20.9k

2017 Value

± 761

1.56%

1 Year growth

± 5.04%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Beltrami County, MN grew at a rate of 1.56%, from 20.6k employees to 20.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Beltrami County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,966 people), Retail Trade (2,637 people), and Educational Services (2,579 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Beltrami County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Beltrami County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Beltrami County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,966 people), Retail Trade (2,637 people), and Educational Services (2,579 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Beltrami County, MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.95 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.72 times), and Public Administration (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Beltrami County, MN, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,500), Utilities ($83,750), and Public Administration ($45,544).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.9B

  2. $22.1B

  3. $19.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($22.1B) and Nonmetal min. prods. ($19.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$316B

2015 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

53.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Minnesota trade was $316B. This is expected to increase 53.4% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.5B

  2. $24.3B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $25.5B, followed by Iowa with $24.3B and Illinois and $13.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.5% of the population of Beltrami County, MN has health coverage, with 42.1% on employee plans, 24% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 2.38% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Beltrami County, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Beltrami County, MN see 1087 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.82% decrease from the previous year (1142 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1537 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 320 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,087 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Beltrami County, MN see an average of 1,087 patients per year. This represents a 4.82% decrease from the previous year (1,142 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Beltrami County, MN in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.5%

Uninsured

42.1%

Employer Coverage

24%

Medicaid

10.5%

Medicare

10.5%

Non-Group

2.38%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Beltrami County, MN declined by 7.67% from 11.4% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Beltrami County, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Beltrami County, MN is home to a population of 45.8k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.72% of Beltrami County, MN residents were born outside of the country (790 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Beltrami County, MN is composed of 33.2k White Alone residents (72.5%), 9.33k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (20.4%), 1.44k Two or More Races residents (3.14%), 1.02k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.22%), 400 Black or African American Alone residents (0.872%), 371 Asian Alone residents (0.809%), 43 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0938%), and 24 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0523%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Beltrami County, MN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Beltrami County, MN was 33.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Beltrami County, MN are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Beltrami County, MN residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.72%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

790 people

1.83%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

836 people

As of 2017, 1.72% of Beltrami County, MN residents (790 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Beltrami County, MN was 1.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Beltrami County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Beltrami County, MN was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    33.2k ± 36

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    9.33k ± 294

  3. Two or More Races

    1.44k ± 333

In 2017, there were 3.56 times more White Alone residents (33.2k people) in Beltrami County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.33k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 1.44k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Beltrami County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Beltrami County, MN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Beltrami County, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Beltrami County, MN are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,246 ± 142

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    432 ± 125

  3. Korea

    330 ± 77

Beltrami County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Beltrami County, MN awarded 1,586 degrees. The student population of Beltrami County, MN is skewed towards women, with 2,487 male students and 3,754 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Beltrami County, MN are White (1,321 and 84.8%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (68 and 4.37%), Two or More Races (56 and 3.6%), and Unknown (39 and 2.5%).

The largest universities in Beltrami County, MN by number of degrees awarded are Bemidji State University (1,188 and 74.9%), Northwest Technical College (373 and 23.5%), and Oak Hills Christian College (25 and 1.58%).

The most popular majors in Beltrami County, MN are Registered Nursing (268 and 16.9%), General Business Administration & Management (164 and 10.3%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (98 and 6.18%).

The median tuition costs in Beltrami County, MN are $16,700 for private four year colleges, and $7,360 and $7,360 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 151 degrees awarded

  2. 98 degrees awarded

  3. 188 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Beltrami County, MN was General Business Administration & Management with 151 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Beltrami County, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,188 degrees awarded

  2. 373 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

$7,360

Median In-State Public

$16,700

Median Private

In 2016, the Beltrami County, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bemidji State University with 1,188 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

568

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,018

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 568 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Beltrami County, MN, which is 0.558 times less than the 1,018 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Beltrami County, MN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,321 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    68 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    56 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Beltrami County, MN were to White students. These 1,321 degrees mean that there were 19.4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 68 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Beltrami County, MN was $153,100 in 2017, which is 0.704 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $148,600 to $153,100, a 3.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Beltrami County, MN is 68.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Beltrami County, MN have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Beltrami County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,923

Median Household Income

± $1,753

17.1k

Number of Households

± 656

In 2017, the median household income of the 17.1k households in Beltrami County, MN grew to $45,923 from the previous year's value of $45,201.

The following chart displays the households in Beltrami 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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Housing

Property Value

$153,100

2017 Median

± $4,289

$148,600

2016 Median

± $4,606

In 2017, the median property value in Beltrami County, MN grew to to $153,100 from the previous year's value of $148,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Beltrami County, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Beltrami County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Beltrami County, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Beltrami County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.2%

2017 Homeownership

68.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.2% of the housing units in Beltrami County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Beltrami County, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Beltrami County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Beltrami County, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Beltrami County, MN have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.49% of the workforce in Beltrami County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.6%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.12%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Beltrami County, MN was Drove Alone (75.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.1%) and those who Worked At Home (6.12%).

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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