Red Wing, Minnesota Population 2020

16,548

Red Wing is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 16,548, it is the 68th largest city in Minnesota and the 2156th largest city in the United States. Red Wing is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 0.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,459 in 2010. Spanning over 41 miles, Red Wing has a population density of 475 people per square mile.

The average household income in Red Wing is $69,955 with a poverty rate of 13.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $825 per month, and the median house value is $171,300. The median age in Red Wing is 43.4 years, 40.5 years for males, and 46.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Red Wing Demographics

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

  • White: 89.47%
  • Two or more races: 3.72%
  • Black or African American: 2.33%
  • Native American: 2.22%
  • Other race: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Red Wing, Minnesota is 16,548, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,414.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,459.

Red Wing, Minnesota Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202046,541690.15%
201946,472690.15%
201846,403690.15%
201746,334820.18%
201646,2521790.39%
201546,073520.11%
201446,021-92-0.20%
201346,113-33-0.07%
201246,146440.10%
201146,102-112-0.24%
201046,2140.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,64189.47%
Two or More Races6083.72%
Black or African American3812.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native3642.22%
Some Other Race2441.49%
Asian1270.78%

Red Wing Population Pyramid 2020

Red Wing Median Age

43.4


Total

40.5


Male

46.3


Female

Red Wing Adults

There are 12,754 adults, (3,480 of whom are seniors) in Red Wing.

Red Wing Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Red Wing Sex Ratio

Female

8,410

51.39%

Male

7,955

48.61%

Red Wing Households and Families

Red Wing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Red Wing Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.1%9.9%
Married86%14%
All66.6%33.4%
Female57.5%42.5%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1412.2166.6
Married3,3572.8986
Non Family2,7321.245.1
Female9612.6457.5
Male913.0590.1

2.81

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Red Wing Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2782.39%
9th to 12th Grade3993.43%
High School Graduate3,95233.96%
Some College2,82924.31%
Associates Degree1,39511.99%
Bachelors Degree1,82215.66%
Graduate Degree9628.27%

Red Wing Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,64510,1902,661
Hispanic46332548
Native American1951416
Black16814244
Other Race154141
Multiple Races15010313
Asian10810812

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 26.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,743$49,988$30,538
Less Than High School$26,444$28,875$26,085
High School Grad$30,294$41,723$22,634
Some College$40,099$50,408$31,931
Bachelors Degree$45,885$76,643$38,686
Graduate Degree$66,538$68,561$61,618

$38,743

Average Earnings

$49,988

Average Male

$30,538

Average Female

Red Wing Language

Red Wing Language by Age

Red Wing Language

94.19% of Red Wing residents speak only English, while 5.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

Red Wing Poverty

Red Wing Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9171,54311.09%
Multiple55925044.72%
Native34720258.21%
Black27614853.62%
Hispanic851789.17%

13.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.95%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Red Wing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Red Wing is Native, with 58.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Red Wing is Hispanic, with 9.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.85%
High School11.87%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.09%
Female Unemployed35.03%
Female Employed7.98%
Male Employed6.91%

Red Wing Income

Red Wing Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,154$69,955
Families$72,635$86,359
Married Families$85,603-
Non Families$27,714$41,854

Red Wing Marital Status

Red Wing Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Red Wing Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Red Wing Marital Status by Race

Red Wing Veterans

1,275

Number of Veterans

1,173

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam479
Korea206
Second Gulf War159
First Gulf War141
World War II31
Age Group Veterans
75+389
65 to 74337
55 to 64278
35 to 54222
18 to 3449
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,24210.57%
Black269.67%
Indian72.43%

$Red Wing Veterans by Education

13.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Red Wing Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Red Wing Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.82%

Born in Minnesota

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

2.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.43% of Red Wing residents were born in the United States, with 70.82% having been born in Minnesota. 2.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,548670.41%
201916,481670.41%
201816,414-5-0.03%
201716,419670.41%
201616,352390.24%
201516,313140.09%
201416,299-72-0.44%
201316,371-45-0.27%
201216,41680.05%
201116,408-54-0.33%
201016,4623460.21%
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%