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Koochiching County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 13,093 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 14,355 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,560
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,991
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,856
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,323 (it was 1,184 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

27%

Land area: 3102 sq. mi.

Water area: 52.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Koochiching County: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (15.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.0%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Koochiching County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 6,550  (50.0%)
Females: 6,543  (50.0%)
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Koochiching County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Koochiching County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,621 ($36,262 in 1999)

This county:

$46,621
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $529 (lower quartile is $369, upper quartile is $726)
This county:

$529
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $116,684 (it was $63,700 in 2000)
Koochiching:

$116,684
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,727 - $183,568

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $157,128
Here:

$157,128
State:

$258,834

Townhouses or other attached units: $237,402
Here:

$237,402
State:

$207,018

Mobile homes: $49,190
Here:

$49,190
State:

$62,440
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $971
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Institutionalized population: 149

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 66
  • Thefts: 73
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 42
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 9
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $89,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $874 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $828 (0.8%)

Koochiching County household income distribution in 2009 Koochiching County home values distribution Koochiching County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.4%
Koochiching County:

15.4%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.4% for Black residents, 35.6% for American Indian residents, 47.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.3 years old
(Males: 48.3 years old, Females: 48.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.4 years old, Black residents: 6.2 years old, American Indian residents: 34.5 years old, Asian residents: 30.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 45.5 years old, Other race residents: 70.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Koochiching County is $417 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $634 a month.

Cities in this county include: International Falls, Littlefork, Big Falls, Northome, Ranier, Mizpah.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 475
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 762 (57.3% naturalized citizens)

Koochiching County:

5.8%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 50
  • 2000 to 2009: 89
  • 1990 to 1999: 150
  • 1980 to 1989: 190
  • 1970 to 1979: 115
  • Before 1970: 323
Note: State values scaled to Koochiching County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.6%

Koochiching County marital status for males Koochiching County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,174
  • One, attached: 66
  • Two: 131
  • 3 or 4: 234
  • 5 to 9: 91
  • 10 to 19: 140
  • 20 to 49: 132
  • 50 or more: 101
  • Mobile homes: 840
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Koochiching County with a mortgage: 2,453 (88 second mortgage, 242 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,115

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Koochiching County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,7993
Mainline Protestant2,3857
Evangelical Protestant1,24619
Other1232
None6,758-
Koochiching County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Koochiching County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Koochiching County:

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Koochiching County:

7.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Koochiching County:

26.4%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Koochiching County:

Average size of farms: 288 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,795
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $56.36
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.87%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,162
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,042
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.91%
All wheat for grain: 823 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Koochiching County-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% 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 218.2 miles away from Koochiching County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.2 miles away from the county 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 234.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 397.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.9 miles away from Koochiching County center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 391.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 11, 2014 to July 12, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4182: July 21, 2014, FEMA Id: 4182, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 09, 2002 to June 28, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1419: June 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1419, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 14, 1996 to June 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1116: June 01, 1996, FEMA Id: 1116, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Minnesota Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: June 10, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-440: June 10, 1974, FEMA Id: 440, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Minnesota Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-291: July 22, 1970, FEMA Id: 291, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Koochiching County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (60%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Other Southern Africa (5%)
  • Belgium (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Koochiching County (%):

  • German (19%)
  • Norwegian (15%)
  • American (10%)
  • Scandinavian (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Ukrainian (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)

Koochiching County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,070 (72.8%)
  • Carpooled: 719 (12.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 53 (0.9%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 26 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 76 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 235 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 391 (7.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Koochiching County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 195 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Koochiching County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in college/university student housing
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,032.

3.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.43% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($21,056 average AGI)
1.34% relocated from other states ($13,548 average AGI)
Koochiching County:

1.34%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis County, MN  0.52% ($35,185 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.31% ($17,938)
from Beltrami County, MN  0.19% ($21,000)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.49% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($16,841 average AGI)
1.92% relocated to other states ($17,065 average AGI)
Koochiching County:

1.92%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis County, MN  0.44% ($35,087 average AGI)
to Beltrami County, MN  0.30% ($26,688)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($19,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Koochiching County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Koochiching County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Koochiching County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Koochiching County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Koochiching County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,137 (2,626 aged, 511 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 216 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Koochiching County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (181)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (180)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (152)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (113)
  • Congestive heart failure (108)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (106)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (94)
  • Unspecified dementia (94)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (54)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (53)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.21
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,314
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 180
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,180

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 870
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 971
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 50

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 29

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,093
  • In family households: 10,327 (2,089 male householders, 1,521 female householders)
    2,871 spouses, 3,160 children (2,929 natural, 37 adopted, 198 stepchildren), 88 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 68 parents, 79 other relatives, 334 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,462 (1,113 male householders (1,000 living alone)), 1,038 female householders (907 living alone)), 304 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 305

Size of family households: 2,231 2-persons, 653 3-persons, 507 4-persons, 138 5-persons, 45 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,907 1-person, 226 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

1,554 married couples with children.
812 single-parent households (386 men, 426 women).

96.4% of residents of Koochiching speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (15% speak English very well, 85% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $97,178,000 ($7,010 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,206,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,261,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,151,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,101,000
Federal grants: $23,232,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,299,000 ($251,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,134,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $217,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,657,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,464,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 674
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 792
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +62
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -375
Here -27 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Koochiching County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.91 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 24
  • 2010 to 2013: 82
  • 2000 to 2009: 914
  • 1990 to 1999: 820
  • 1980 to 1989: 805
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,458
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,052
  • 1950 to 1959: 838
  • 1940 to 1949: 722
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,109
Note: State values scaled to Koochiching population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Koochiching County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Koochiching County population
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 210
  • 4 rooms: 688
  • 5 rooms: 925
  • 6 rooms: 1,121
  • 7 rooms: 521
  • 8 rooms: 398
  • 9+ rooms: 618
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 175
  • 3 rooms: 321
  • 4 rooms: 356
  • 5 rooms: 150
  • 6 rooms: 100
  • 7 rooms: 34
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9+ rooms: 35
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Koochiching County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Koochiching County population
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 233
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,300
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,964
  • 4 bedrooms: 856
  • 5+ bedrooms: 182
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 366
  • 2 bedrooms: 540
  • 3 bedrooms: 227
  • 4 bedrooms: 39
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Koochiching County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Koochiching County population
  • no vehicle: 79
  • 1 vehicle: 1,224
  • 2 vehicles: 2,117
  • 3 vehicles: 715
  • 4 vehicles: 285
  • 5+ vehicles: 143
  • no vehicle: 296
  • 1 vehicle: 588
  • 2 vehicles: 185
  • 3 vehicles: 111
  • 4 vehicles: 25
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

90% of Koochiching County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Minnesota.

Koochiching County:

89.7%
State average:

85.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,938
  • Other state: 2,071
  • Northeast: 190
  • Midwest: 1,075
  • South: 317
  • West: 497

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Koochiching County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (52.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.4%)
  • Electricity (15.7%)
  • Wood (7.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Electricity (44.9%)
  • Utility gas (37.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.1%)
  • No fuel used (4.2%)
  • Other fuel (3.2%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 173
Here:

16.4%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

11.9%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

10.0%
Minnesota:

22.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Koochiching County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $642,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $128,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $2,361,000
    Regular Highways: $2,218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
    General - Other: $69,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $3,465,000
    Regular Highways: $2,535,000
    Police Protection: $1,815,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,700,000
    Financial Administration: $1,185,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,062,000
    Health - Other: $939,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $779,000
    Central Staff Services: $717,000
    General - Other: $502,000
    General Public Buildings: $374,000
    Correctional Institutions: $338,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,571,000

Koochiching County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,147,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,700,000
    Public Welfare: $552,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,363,000
    Special Assessments: $375,000
    Interest Earnings: $362,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,530,000
    All Other: $2,555,000
    Public Welfare: $1,988,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,486,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,836,000
    Other License: $17,000

Koochiching County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,488,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 295
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 269
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 208
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 54
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 125
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 142
Koochiching County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Koochiching County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Koochiching County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14576.8 years
William8075.6 years
Mary7980.3 years
George7078.9 years
Joseph5676.6 years
Robert5369.4 years
James5072.0 years
Charles5077.5 years
Frank4877.8 years
Donald4868.9 years
Most common last names in Koochiching County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13275.4 years
Anderson7778.0 years
Olson6378.3 years
Nelson5579.1 years
Peterson3980.4 years
Larson3375.6 years
Thompson3273.8 years
Erickson2979.5 years
Hanson2874.7 years
Smith2572.9 years
Businesses in Koochiching County, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Curves1Menards1
Dairy Queen1New Balance1
FedEx2RadioShack1
Ford1Sears1
H&R Block1Slumberland1
Hardee's1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1UPS2