Lower Red Lake, Minnesota Population 2024

5,164

Lower Red Lake is a city located in Beltrami County, Clearwater County, and Itasca County Minnesota. Lower Red Lake has a 2024 population of 5,164. Lower Red Lake is currently declining at a rate of -1.43% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,417 in 2020.

The average household income in Lower Red Lake is $64,195 with a poverty rate of 30.8%. The median age in Lower Red Lake is 23.5 years: 22.4 years for males, and 24.6 years for females.

Lower Red Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lower Red Lake was:

  • Native American: 95.6%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • White: 2.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
140.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
36.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.67% (-253)
The current population of Lower Red Lake, Minnesota is 5,164 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,417.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American5,17495.6%
Two or more races1142.11%
White1122.07%
Black or African American120.22%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Native American

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lower Red Lake Population by Race

Lower Red Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Lower Red Lake Median Age

23.5

Total

22.4

Male

24.6

Female

Lower Red Lake Adults

There are 3,080 adults, (367 of whom are seniors) in Lower Red Lake.

Lower Red Lake Age Dependency

99.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

86

Child Dependency Ratio

Lower Red Lake Sex Ratio

Female2,57247.52%
Male2,84052.48%

Lower Red Lake Population by Age

Lower Red Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3543.9363.136.9
Female6084.8443.856.3
Non Family3301.0577.322.7
Male2204.5364.135.9
Married1965.31982

4.44

Average Family Size

3.93

Average Household Size

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lower Red Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade36013.88%
Associates Degree41315.92%
Bachelors Degree863.32%
Graduate Degree291.12%
High School Graduate83132.04%
Less Than 9th Grade993.82%
Some College77629.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lower Red Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lower Red Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American2,4662,01899
White918016
2+ Races29290
Hispanic28280
Black880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.58%.

Lower Red Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,813$45,625$0
Graduate Degree$95,208$0$95,833
High School Graduate$29,612$29,177$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$20,685$41,071$0
Overall$33,346$39,219$30,391
Some College$48,224$52,222$44,583

$33,346

Average Earnings

$39,219

Average Male

$30,391

Average Female

Lower Red Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lower Red Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lower Red Lake Language

80.22% of Lower Red Lake residents speak only English, while 19.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 19.21% of the population.

Lower Red Lake Language

Lower Red Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native5,1361,56430.45%
Hispanic664060.61%
White753546.67%
Multiple1133530.97%
Black88100%

30.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.09%

Male Poverty Rate

34.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lower Red Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lower Red Lake is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lower Red Lake is Native, with 30.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.36%.

Lower Red Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.95%
Some College29.5%
High School28.27%
Bachelors or Greater13.91%

Lower Red Lake Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.14%
Male Unemployed33.7%
Female Employed16.26%
Male Employed5.12%

Lower Red Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lower Red Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$47,667$66,004
Households$51,012$64,195
Married Families$98,438$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,250$30,254

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lower Red Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

16.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.6%

Male Marriage Rate

15.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lower Red Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lower Red Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Lower Red Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lower Red Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

288

Number of Veterans

271

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War147
Vietnam49
First Gulf War46
Korea0
World War II0

Lower Red Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34103
35 to 5463
55 to 6462
65 to 7447
75+13

Lower Red Lake Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American2689.26%
White2018.35%

Lower Red Lake Veterans by Race

Lower Red Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lower Red Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

20.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lower Red Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lower Red Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lower Red Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

94.62%

Born in Lower Red Lake

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lower Red Lake residents were born in the United States, with 94.62% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lower Red Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,789-75-1.54%
20284,864-75-1.52%
20274,939-75-1.5%
20265,014-75-1.47%
20255,089-75-1.45%
20245,164-75-1.43%
20235,239-75-1.41%
20225,314-75-1.39%
20215,389-28-0.52%
20205,417-334-5.81%
20195,751260.45%
20185,725-16-0.28%
20175,741-55-0.95%
20165,79670.12%
20155,789-51-0.87%
20145,840-22-0.38%
20135,862150.26%
20125,84720.03%
20115,845450.78%
20105,80000%

Lower Red Lake Population by Year