Kanabec County, MN

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Population

15,948

0.188% growth

Median Age

44.5


Median Household Income

$50,509

5.14% growth

Poverty Rate

11.6%


Number of Employees

7,655

3.29% growth

Median Property Value

$147,200

7.76% growth

About

In 2017, Kanabec County, MN had a population of 15.9k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $50,509. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kanabec County, MN grew from 15,918 to 15,948, a 0.188% increase and its median household income grew from $48,042 to $50,509, a 5.14% increase.

The population of Kanabec County, MN is 95.2% White Alone, 1.55% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.5% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Kanabec County, MN speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Kanabec County, MN is $147,200, and the homeownership rate is 81.5%. Most people in Kanabec County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Kanabec County, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Kanabec County, MN employs 7.66k people. The largest industries in Kanabec County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,489 people), Manufacturing (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (862 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,778), Finance & Insurance ($50,417), and Utilities ($50,139).

Median household income in Kanabec County, MN is $50,509. Males in Kanabec 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 Kanabec County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,509

2017 value

± $1,817

5.14%

1 Year Growth

± 5.64%

Households in Kanabec County, MN have a median annual income of $50,509, 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 $48,042 in 2016, which represents a 5.14% 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 Kanabec 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 4804

  2. Census Tract 4802

  3. Census Tract 4801

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kanabec County, MN was Census Tract 4804 with a value of $59,406, followed by Census Tract 4802 and Census Tract 4801, with respective values of $55,139 and $50,217.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kanabec County, MN (1.82k out of 15.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    1,632 ± 158

  2. Hispanic

    97 ± 51

  3. Two Or More

    61 ± 60

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

7.66k

2017 Value

± 333

3.29%

1 Year growth

± 5.93%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kanabec County, MN grew at a rate of 3.29%, from 7.41k employees to 7.66k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kanabec County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (881 people), Production Occupations (734 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (650 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kanabec County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kanabec County, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (881 people), Production Occupations (734 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (650 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kanabec County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.95 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.76 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kanabec County, MN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,667), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,682), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($55,647).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.66k

2017 Value

± 333

3.29%

1 Year growth

± 5.93%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kanabec County, MN grew at a rate of 3.29%, from 7.41k employees to 7.66k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kanabec County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,489 people), Manufacturing (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (862 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kanabec County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Kanabec 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 Kanabec County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,489 people), Manufacturing (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (862 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kanabec County, MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.89 times higher than expected), Construction (1.71 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.52 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kanabec County, MN, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,778), Finance & Insurance ($50,417), and Utilities ($50,139).

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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

94.1% of the population of Kanabec County, MN has health coverage, with 43.4% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 2.32% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Kanabec County, MN see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 16% increase from the previous year (1138 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1979 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3166 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

1,320 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kanabec County, MN see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 16% increase from the previous year (1,138 patients).

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

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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

5.92%

Uninsured

43.4%

Employer Coverage

18.5%

Medicaid

15%

Medicare

14.9%

Non-Group

2.32%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kanabec County, MN declined by 3.72% from 6.15% to 5.92%.

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

Kanabec County, MN is home to a population of 15.9k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.941% of Kanabec County, MN residents were born outside of the country (150 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Kanabec County, MN is composed of 15.2k White Alone residents (95.2%), 247 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.55%), 239 Two or More Races residents (1.5%), 141 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.884%), 72 Asian Alone residents (0.451%), 64 Black or African American Alone residents (0.401%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

21

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Kanabec County, MN was 44.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 21. But people in Kanabec County, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Kanabec County, MN residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.941%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

150 people

0.917%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

146 people

As of 2017, 0.941% of Kanabec County, MN residents (150 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 Kanabec County, MN was 0.917%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Kanabec County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Kanabec County, MN was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    15.2k ± 14

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    247 ± 48.1

  3. Two or More Races

    239 ± 62.6

In 2017, there were 61.5 times more White Alone residents (15.2k people) in Kanabec County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 247 Hispanic or Latino and 239 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Kanabec 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 Kanabec County, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Kanabec 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

    580 ± 59

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    145 ± 65

  3. Korea

    138 ± 32

Kanabec County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kanabec County, MN was $147,200 in 2017, which is 0.676 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $136,600 to $147,200, a 7.76% increase. The homeownership rate in Kanabec County, MN is 81.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kanabec County, MN have an average commute time of 30.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kanabec 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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$50,509

Median Household Income

± $1,817

6.35k

Number of Households

± 275

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.35k households in Kanabec County, MN grew to $50,509 from the previous year's value of $48,042.

The following chart displays the households in Kanabec 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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Housing

Property Value

$147,200

2017 Median

± $4,970

$136,600

2016 Median

± $4,049

In 2017, the median property value in Kanabec County, MN grew to to $147,200 from the previous year's value of $136,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kanabec 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 Kanabec County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

81.5%

2017 Homeownership

80.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.5% of the housing units in Kanabec County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.6%.

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

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Commute Time

30.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kanabec County, MN have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 8% of the workforce in Kanabec County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79%

  2. Carpooled

    12.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Kanabec County, MN was Drove Alone (79%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.8%) and those who Worked At Home (4%).

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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