Kittson County, MN

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2022 Population
4,191
0.522% 1-year decline
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
48
0.629% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11%
7.91% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$66,000
8.77% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$122,100
10.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Kittson County, MN had a population of 4.19k people with a median age of 48 and a median household income of $66,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kittson County, MN declined from 4,213 to 4,191, a −0.522% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,676 to $66,000, a 8.77% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kittson County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.34%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.811%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.501%).

None of the households in Kittson 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.

99.2% of the residents in Kittson County, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Kittson County, MN was $122,100, and the homeownership rate was 81.1%.

Most people in Kittson County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kittson County, MN was 2 cars per household.

Kittson County, MN borders Marshall County, MN, Roseau County, MN, and Pembina County, ND.

Population & Diversity

Kittson County, MN is home to a population of 4.19k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.2% of Kittson County, MN residents were born outside of the country (92 people).

In 2022, there were 30.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.94k people) in Kittson County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 128 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 56 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Kittson County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kittson County, MN was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kittson County, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.94k ± 22
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    128 ± 44.4
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    56 ± 32.3
1.34%
Hispanic Population
56 people

In 2022, there were 30.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.94k people) in Kittson County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 128 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 56 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.34% of the people in Kittson County, MN are hispanic (56 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
92 people
1.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
75 people

As of 2022, 2.2% of Kittson County, MN residents (92 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 Kittson County, MN was 1.78%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    119 ± 35
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    36 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    17 ± 19

Kittson County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kittson County, MN employs 2.06k people. The largest industries in Kittson County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (287 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (282 people), and Manufacturing (268 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($215,089), Public Administration ($85,417), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($72,500).

Occupations

2.06k
2022 Value
± 147
−1.39%
1 Year decline
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kittson County, MN declined at a rate of −1.39%, from 2.09k employees to 2.06k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kittson County, MN, are Management Occupations (315 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (226 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (153 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kittson County, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.06k
2022 Value
± 147
−1.39%
1 Year decline
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kittson County, MN declined at a rate of −1.39%, from 2.09k employees to 2.06k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kittson County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (287 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (282 people), and Manufacturing (268 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kittson County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Kittson 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

$48,000
Median earning men ± $5,268
$37,917
Median earning women ± $3,969

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($85,625), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,964).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($85,313), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($51,103).

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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. 49
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 40
    Wholesale Trade
  3. 31
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kittson County, MN went to Donald J. Trump with 58.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (38.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.67%).

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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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 Kittson County, MN was $122,100 in 2022, which is 0.433 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $110,600 to $122,100, a 10.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Kittson County, MN is 81.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kittson County, MN have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kittson County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$122,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,029
$1,396
Median Property Taxes
±$108

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 Kittson County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.1%
Homeownership
2022
59.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.1% of the housing units in Kittson County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 902
  2. Census Tract 901

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

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Household Income

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$66,000
Median Household Income
± $4,101
1.72k
Number of Households
± 133

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.72k households in Kittson County, MN grew to $66,000 from the previous year's value of $60,676.

The following chart displays the households in Kittson 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 Kittson 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 (72.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.2%)
  3. Carpooled (9.56%)

In 2022, 72.4% of workers in Kittson County, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.2%) and those who carpooled to work (9.56%).

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

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kittson County, MN have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.66% of the workforce in Kittson 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 Kittson County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kittson County, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kittson County, MN (443 out of 4.03k 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 Females 75+, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kittson 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

95.6% of the population of Kittson County, MN has health coverage, with 46.3% on employee plans, 12% on Medicaid, 18.7% on Medicare, 17.3% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.3% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.39%
Uninsured
46.3%
Employer Coverage
12%
Medicaid
18.7%
Medicare
17.3%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kittson County, MN declined by 29.2% from 6.2% to 4.39%.

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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 33.2% in Kittson County, MN.

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