Redwood County, Minnesota

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Redwood County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 16,815. Its county seat is Redwood Falls6. The Lower Sioux Indian Reservation is entirely within the county.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,282 km² (881 mi²). 2,278 km² (880 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.17% water. The Redwood River flows through the county to the Minnesota River.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 16,815 people, 6,674 households, and 4,524 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km² (19/mi²). There are 7,230 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.97% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 3.24% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 1.14% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,674 households out of which 31.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% are married couples living together, 7.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.20% are non-families. 28.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $37,352, and the median income for a family is $46,250. Males have a median income of $30,251 versus $21,481 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,903. 7.70% of the population and 5.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.30% of those under the age of 18 and 8.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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Cities Townships

† A small section of Redwood Falls extends into Renville County

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