Pine County, MN

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Population

29,057

0.0344% decline

Median Age

44.5


Median Household Income

$47,285

4.2% growth

Poverty Rate

13.6%


Number of Employees

12,594

0.103% decline

Median Property Value

$151,600

4.7% growth

About

In 2017, Pine County, MN had a population of 29.1k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $47,285. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pine County, MN declined from 29,067 to 29,057, a -0.0344% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,379 to $47,285, a 4.2% increase.

The population of Pine County, MN is 89.6% White Alone, 2.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.69% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Pine County, MN speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pine County, MN are Pine Technical & Community College (297 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Pine County, MN is $151,600, and the homeownership rate is 78.4%. Most people in Pine County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Pine County, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Pine County, MN employs 12.6k people. The largest industries in Pine County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,684 people), Retail Trade (1,482 people), and Construction (1,237 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,781), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,500), and Public Administration ($47,675).

Median household income in Pine County, MN is $47,285. Males in Pine 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 Pine County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,285

2017 value

± $1,647

4.2%

1 Year Growth

± 4.88%

Households in Pine County, MN have a median annual income of $47,285, 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 $45,379 in 2016, which represents a 4.2% 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 Pine 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 9506

  2. Census Tract 9508

  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pine County, MN was Census Tract 9506 with a value of $61,736, followed by Census Tract 9508 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $55,266 and $53,438.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pine County, MN (3.72k out of 27.3k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    3,398 ± 238

  2. Hispanic

    256 ± 92

  3. Two Or More

    134 ± 86

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pine County, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

12.6k

2017 Value

± 421

-0.103%

1 Year decline

± 4.75%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pine County, MN declined at a rate of -0.103%, from 12.6k employees to 12.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pine County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,417 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,135 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,107 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pine County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pine County, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,417 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,135 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,107 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pine County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.47 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.07 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.77 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pine County, MN, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($66,875), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($55,000), and Management Occupations ($50,852).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.6k

2017 Value

± 421

-0.103%

1 Year decline

± 4.75%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pine County, MN declined at a rate of -0.103%, from 12.6k employees to 12.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pine County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,684 people), Retail Trade (1,482 people), and Construction (1,237 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pine County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Pine 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 Pine County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,684 people), Retail Trade (1,482 people), and Construction (1,237 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pine County, MN has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (4.31 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.26 times), and Construction (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pine County, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($75,781), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,500), and Public Administration ($47,675).

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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

92.3% of the population of Pine County, MN has health coverage, with 43.8% on employee plans, 15.9% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 15.9% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Pine County, MN see 5814 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0859% decrease from the previous year (5819 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3609 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 780 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

5,814 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pine County, MN see an average of 5,814 patients per year. This represents a 0.0859% decrease from the previous year (5,819 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pine 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%).

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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

7.71%

Uninsured

43.8%

Employer Coverage

15.9%

Medicaid

15%

Medicare

15.9%

Non-Group

1.78%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pine County, MN declined by 6.59% from 8.25% to 7.71%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pine 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

Pine County, MN is home to a population of 29.1k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.61% of Pine County, MN residents were born outside of the country (467 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Pine County, MN is composed of 26k White Alone residents (89.6%), 814 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.8%), 783 Two or More Races residents (2.69%), 702 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.42%), 550 Black or African American Alone residents (1.89%), 151 Asian Alone residents (0.52%), 24 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0826%), and 9 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.031%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pine County, MN was 44.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Pine County, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Pine County, MN residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.61%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

467 people

1.73%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

504 people

As of 2017, 1.61% of Pine County, MN residents (467 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 Pine County, MN was 1.73%, 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

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Pine County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pine County, MN was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    26k ± 13

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    814 ± 120

  3. Two or More Races

    783 ± 134

In 2017, there were 32 times more White Alone residents (26k people) in Pine County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 814 Hispanic or Latino and 783 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 Pine 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 Pine 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 Pine County, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Pine 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

    857 ± 92

  2. Korea

    287 ± 45

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    184 ± 48

Pine County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Pine County, MN awarded 297 degrees. The student population of Pine County, MN is skewed towards women, with 497 male students and 822 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pine County, MN are White (251 and 84.5%), followed by Black or African American (21 and 7.07%), Hispanic or Latino (9 and 3.03%), and Two or More Races (7 and 2.36%).

The largest universities in Pine County, MN by number of degrees awarded are Pine Technical & Community College (297 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Pine County, MN are Manufacturing Engineering Technology (49 and 16.5%), Gunsmithing (42 and 14.1%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (41 and 13.8%).

The median tuition costs in Pine County, MN are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 30 degrees awarded

  2. 8 degrees awarded

  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Pine County, MN was Gunsmithing with 30 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Pine County, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

297 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Pine County, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pine Technical & Community College with 297 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

141

Degrees Awarded to Men

156

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 141 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pine County, MN, which is 0.904 times less than the 156 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    251 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Pine County, MN were to White students. These 251 degrees mean that there were 12 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 21 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pine County, MN was $151,600 in 2017, which is 0.697 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $144,800 to $151,600, a 4.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Pine County, MN is 78.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pine County, MN have an average commute time of 29.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pine 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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$47,285

Median Household Income

± $1,647

10.8k

Number of Households

± 357

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.8k households in Pine County, MN grew to $47,285 from the previous year's value of $45,379.

The following chart displays the households in Pine 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$151,600

2017 Median

± $3,679

$144,800

2016 Median

± $4,315

In 2017, the median property value in Pine County, MN grew to to $151,600 from the previous year's value of $144,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pine 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 Pine County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

78.4%

2017 Homeownership

77.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.4% of the housing units in Pine County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pine 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 Pine County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pine County, MN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pine County, MN have a longer commute time (29.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 7.44% of the workforce in Pine County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77%

  2. Carpooled

    13.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.31%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Pine County, MN was Drove Alone (77%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.9%) and those who Worked At Home (4.31%).

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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