Red Lake, Minnesota

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Population in 2010: 1,731. Population change since 2000: +21.0%
Males: 774  (44.7%)
Females: 957  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  22.6 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56670.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,943 (it was $23,224 in 2000)
Red Lake:

$33,943
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,687 (it was $8,787 in 2000)

Red Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,174 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Red Lake:

$91,174
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $93,007; Detached houses: $93,007

Median gross rent in 2012: $782.

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  • American Indian alone - 1,680 (97.1%)
  • White alone - 17 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)

Races in Red Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Red Lake: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (2.2%), Norwegian (2.1%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1216 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 133 people per square mile   (very low).

Red Lake, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Red Lake:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Red Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 68.5%
  • Now married: 25.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 1.3%

24 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.7%
Minnesota:  7.2%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Red Lake, Minnesota as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Red Lake to the number of sex offenders is 1,731 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $450 (0.4%)

Red Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (109.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (217.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (550.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Little Rock, MN (1.8 miles ), Redby, MN (2.0 miles ), Ponemah, MN (3.4 miles ), Leonard, MN (4.4 miles) , Tenstrike, MN (4.6 miles) , Turtle River, MN (4.8 miles) , Clearbrook, MN (4.8 miles ), Blackduck, MN (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 47.88 N, Longitude: 95.01 W

Area code: 218

Red Lake household income distribution Red Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (28%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Work and jobs in Red Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Red Lake, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Red Lake-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1978, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Red Lake place center killed 4 people and injured 44 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/5/1981, a category F2 tornado 16.5 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Red Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from Red Lake center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 169.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 329.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 781.3 miles away from Red Lake center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 327.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beltrami County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Red Lake topographic map

Birthplace of: Charlie Norris - Professional wrestler.

Hospitals and medical centers in Red Lake:

  • SANFORD DIALYSIS RED LAKE (RED LAKE HOSPITAL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Lake:

  • Bemidji State University (about 29 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • University of North Dakota (about 96 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 108 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 109 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 109 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 113 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

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Notable locations in Red Lake: Red Lake Fire Department (A), Redlake Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Red Lake: Saint Mary's Mission (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Balif Lake (A), Thunder Lake (B), Lake Emerald (C), Colombo Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Pike Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beltrami County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  20.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Red Lake in 2010:

  • 40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Red Lake, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Red Lake compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Red Lake travel time to work - commute Red Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Red Lake CDP (based on Beltrami County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.20%
Here: 47.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of America
Adherents38.4%31.4%4.8%3.3%3.3%
Congregations13.5%26.9%3.8%5.8%5.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%3.1%2.8%1.9%7.7%
Congregations5.8%1.9%1.9%1.9%32.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Beltrami County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Beltrami County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Beltrami County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Beltrami County:

27.9%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
State:

13.0%

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hubbard County, MN  0.48% ($25,189 average AGI)
from Cass County, MN  0.40% ($22,328)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.29% ($23,159)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.50% ($24,455 average AGI)
to Hubbard County, MN  0.44% ($48,000)
to Cass County, MN  0.32% ($21,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Lake:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KBUN (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Lake:

  • KCRB-FM (88.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNBJ (91.3 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKBJ-FM (103.7 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBJI (98.3 FM; BLACKDUCK, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKEQ (107.1 FM; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Red Lake:

  • K59FR (Channel 59; RED LAKE, MN; Owner: RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS)
  • K61CM (Channel 61; RED LAKE, MN; Owner: RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS)
  • KAWE (Channel 9; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MINNESOTA PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K63CI (Channel 63; RED LAKE, MN; Owner: RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS)
  • K65BN (Channel 65; RED LAKE, MN; Owner: RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS)
  • K67BM (Channel 67; RED LAKE, MN; Owner: RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS)
  • K69BT (Channel 69; RED LAKE, MN; Owner: RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 172
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,600

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3.2 Km South Of Jct Sr-1 & Sr-89 (Lat: 47.842500 Lon: -95.037500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KNKN418
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Steve Olson, 2 Mi S Jct Sr 1 & Sr 89 (Lat: 47.842500 Lon: -95.037500), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 3207622000, Http://Www.Rccwireless.Com, 3905 DAKOTA ST SW
  • Jerry Loud, Route 89, 4.8 Km Ssw Of Red Lake (Lat: 47.841611 Lon: -95.034972), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 152 m
    Registrant: 2187558842, Jeloud@paulbunyan.Net
  • Jerri L Janjua, 2 Mi S Jct Sr 1 & Sr 89 (Lat: 47.842500 Lon: -95.037500), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • 2 Mi S Jct Sr 1 & Sr 89 (Lat: 47.842500 Lon: -95.037500), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 3207622000, Http://Www.Rccwireless.Com, 3905 DAKOTA ST SW
  • At Fox Lake 4 Km S (Lat: 47.843611 Lon: -95.038611), Type: 89.0, Overall height: 89 m
    Registrant: 2186793378

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • B St & Hwy 1 N (Lat: 47.874667 Lon: -95.016944), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNMP739
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2009, Expiration Date: 02/25/2019
    Registrant: Rogers Two-Way Radio, 102 Lincoln Ave, Bemidji, MN 56601, Phone: (218) 751-3077, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 47.793056 Lon: -95.084167, Call Sign: WQEQ869
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.500 MHz, 457.075 MHz, 468.225 MHz, 468.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2006, Expiration Date: 03/28/2016, Certifier: Ken Ramondo
    Registrant: Roger\'s Two Way Radio, 102 Lincoln Ave, Bemidji, MN 56601, Phone: (218) 751-3077, Email:
  • 24388 Hwy 1 East (Lat: 47.803250 Lon: -95.026417), Call Sign: WQLA938
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2009, Expiration Date: 11/17/2019, Certifier: Raymond Brenny
    Registrant: Rogers Two-Way Radio, 102 Lincoln Ave, Bemidji, MN 56601, Phone: (218) 751-3077, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RED LAKE, 3.2 Km South Of Jct Sr 1 & Sr 89 (Lat: 47.842500 Lon: -95.037500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPNB307
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Elizabeth L Kohler
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Appx 152 Meters E Of Sr-89 3.2 Kilometers S Of Jct Sr-1 & Sr (Lat: 47.842444 Lon: -95.037472), Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KNKK647
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2008, Certifier: Elizabeth L Kohler
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chtd., 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:

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