Red Wing, Minnesota Population 2021

16,244
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Red Wing is a city located in Goodhue County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Goodhue County. With a 2020 population of 16,244, it is the 69th largest city in Minnesota and the 2198th largest city in the United States . Red Wing is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,459 in 2010. Red Wing reached it's highest population of 16,461 in 2010. Spanning over 41 miles, Red Wing has a population density of 466 people per square mile.

The average household income in Red Wing is $71,980 with a poverty rate of 13.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $899 per month, and the median house value is $174,000. The median age in Red Wing is 42.7 years, 40.6 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Red Wing Demographics

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

  • White: 89.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Black or African American: 2.77%
  • Other race: 2.20%
  • Native American: 1.60%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Red Wing, Minnesota is 16,244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,358.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,459.

Red Wing, Minnesota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202146,422410.09%
202046,381410.09%
201946,340410.09%
201846,299-8-0.02%
201746,307810.17%
201646,2261660.36%
201546,060440.10%
201446,016-90-0.20%
201346,106-34-0.07%
201246,140410.09%
201146,099-111-0.24%
201046,2100.00%

Red Wing Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,55789.10%
Two or More Races5943.64%
Black or African American4522.77%
Some Other Race3592.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native2611.60%
Asian1150.70%
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Red Wing Population by Race

Red Wing Population Pyramid $2021

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Red Wing Median Age

42.7


Total

40.6


Male

45.6


Female

Red Wing Adults

There are 12,769 adults, (3,400 of whom are seniors) in Red Wing.

Red Wing Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Red Wing Sex Ratio

Female

8,438

51.65%

Male

7,900

48.35%

Red Wing Population by Age

Red Wing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Red Wing Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.1%12.9%
Married86.5%13.5%
All65.5%34.5%
Female51.6%48.4%
Non Family45.6%54.4%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Red Wing Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2222.1865.5
Married3,2672.8586.5
Non Family2,8131.1845.6
Female1,0492.7151.6
Male932.9887.1

2.77

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Red Wing Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2642.25%
9th to 12th Grade4263.64%
High School Graduate3,95333.76%
Some College2,68322.91%
Associates Degree1,36511.66%
Bachelors Degree2,05317.53%
Graduate Degree9658.24%
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Red Wing Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Red Wing Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,57910,1312,870
Hispanic53235645
2+ Races24218715
Other Race214162
Black21419860
Native American15710711
Asian858517

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 28.04%.

Red Wing Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,138$44,495$30,522
Less Than 9th Grade$27,317$34,539$26,045
High School Graduate$30,759$42,411$23,281
Some College$38,159$50,903$31,205
Bachelors Degree$46,992$61,481$40,809
Graduate Degree$47,027$$56,538

$37,138

Average Earnings

$44,495

Average Male

$30,522

Average Female

Red Wing Earnings by Educational Attainment

Red Wing Language by Age

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Red Wing Language

94.07% of Red Wing residents speak only English, while 5.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.13% of the population.

Red Wing Language

Red Wing Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,7651,47410.71%
Multiple58827546.77%
Black35824067.04%
Hispanic943919.65%
Native2448133.20%

13.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.55%

Male Poverty Rate

12.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Red Wing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Red Wing is Black, with 67.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Red Wing is Hispanic, with 9.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.99%.

Red Wing Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.29%
Less Than 9th Grade13.86%
Some College9.44%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

Red Wing Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed30.47%
Female Employed7.96%
Male Employed5.45%

Red Wing Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Red Wing Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,785$71,980
Families$72,889$87,938
Married Families$86,194-
Non Families$31,743$44,414
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Income by Household Type

Red Wing Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Red Wing Married by Age and Sex

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Red Wing 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 35-44.

Red Wing Marital Status by Race

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Red Wing Marital Status

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1,158

Number of Veterans

1,071

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam448
First Gulf War165
Korea160
Second Gulf War145
World War II37

Red Wing Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74334
75+329
55 to 64250
35 to 54201
18 to 3444

Red Wing Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1359.67%
Black187.17%
Native American52.14%

Red Wing Veterans by Race

Red Wing Veterans by Education

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11.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Red Wing Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Red Wing Employment by Age

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Red Wing Employment by Race

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Red Wing Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.41%

Born in Red Wing

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

2.72%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Red Wing residents were born in the United States, with 69.41% having been born in Minnesota. 2.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Red Wing Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,244-38-0.23%
202016,282-38-0.23%
201916,320-38-0.23%
201816,358-46-0.28%
201716,404640.39%
201616,340360.22%
201516,304100.06%
201416,294-73-0.45%
201316,367-45-0.27%
201216,41250.03%
201116,407-54-0.33%
201016,4613450.21%
200016,1169820.63%
199015,1341,3980.97%
198013,7363,2952.78%
197010,441-87-0.08%
196010,528-117-0.11%
195010,6456830.67%
19409,9623330.34%
19309,6299921.09%
19208,637-411-0.46%
19109,0481,5231.86%
19007,5251,2311.80%
18906,2944180.69%
18805,8761,6163.27%
18704,2600.00%

Red Wing Population by Year