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Red Wing, MN Demographics

Only a short 45-minute drive from the Twin Cities, Red Wing is a vibrant small town with direct access to the amenities of one of the most exciting metropolitan areas, Minneapolis/St. Paul.

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Population

Area 2012 2007 Est. 2004 Est. 2002 Est. 2000 Est. 1998 Est. 1990 Est. 1980 Est.
Community 16.481 16,338 16,274   16,116 15,134 13,736  
County 46,183 45,839 45,679 45,070 43,469 40,690 38,749  
Near MSA* 3,317,308 3,175,041 3,116,206 3,063,830 2,765,116 2,538,776 2,198,190  
Minnesota 5,303,925 5,197,621 5,145,106 5,024,791 4,782,264 4,570,355 4,375,099 4,075,970

*Metropolitan Statistical Area

 

Housing Information Number
Single Family Units 5,654
Multiple Family Units 1,885
Mobile Homes 257
Number of Residential Building Permits for 2013 8
Value of Residential Building Permits for 2013 $1,568,000
Percentage Owner Occupied 68%
Median Sales Price as of 12/31/2008 $168,800
Median Assessed Value $166,500
Median Rent $580
Vacancy Percentage 8%

Population

Population 2000 2010 2017 2022
Red Wing city 16,149 16,459 16,379 16,399
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Population by Age

Population 2010 2017 2022
0-4 1,040 933 920
5-9 1,015 960 941
10-14 990 974 1,023
15-19 1,031 946 995
20-24 902 857 752
25-29 1,042 989 876
30-34 964 1,015 1,028
35-39 916 933 996
40-44 1,004 919 975
45-49 1,172 948 899
50-54 1,232 1,115 954
55-59 1,187 1,230 1,096
60-64 976 1,164 1,213
65-69 728 963 1,087
70-74 653 786 923
75-79 527 589 692
80-84 494 433 465
85+ 586 623 565
18+ 12,755 12,895 12,867
Median Age 42 43 43
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Population by Race

Red Wing city 2017
Total 16,379
White Alone 89.870
Black Alone 2.440
American Indian Alone 2.740
Asian Alone 0.900
Pacific Islander Alone 0.040
Some Other Race 1.450
Two or More Races 2.580
Hispanic Origin 4.300
Diversity Index 25.800
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Households

Population 2000 2010 2017 2022
Households 6,554 7,017 6,991 7,004
Housing Units 6,861 7,539 7,607 7,666
Owner Occupied Units 4,736 4,772
Renter Occupied Units 2,255 2,232
Vacant Units 616 662
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Income

Red Wing city 2017 2022
Median Household $54,790 $62,671
Average Household $69,581 $81,762
Per Capita $29,934 $35,137
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Household Income Base

Red Wing city 2017
<$15,000 722
$15,000 - $24,999 807
$25,000 - $34,999 680
$35,000 - $49,999 954
$50,000 - $74,999 1,269
$75,000 - $99,999 1,058
$100,000 - $149,999 1,012
$150,000 - $199,999 339
$200,000+ 150
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Growth Rate

Red Wing city 2010 - 2014 2014 - 2019
Population -0% 0%
Households -0% 0%
Families -0% -0%
Median Household Income 3%
Per Capita Income 3%
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Red Wing, MN Quality Life

Cultural Amenities

A vital arts community, regional shopping resources, the renovated Sheldon Theatre, four golf courses, access to the Mississippi River and an historic and restored downtown make Red Wing one of the most desirable communities in the country. It has frequently been named one of the best small communities in the country. In fact the people who live here believe it is the Best Small City in the USA.™

The Red Wing Visitors and Convention Bureau can give you a full view of this model community.

Red Wing, MN Education

Local K-12 Information

School Type Number of Schools Enrollment Grades Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Elementary 2 1,045 K-4 23:1
Middle School 1 603 5-7 25:1
Senior High 1 1,023 8-12 27:1
Private/Parochial 1 64 K-8 16:1

Red Wing, MN Health Care

Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing is part of a network of health care providers collaborating with Mayo Clinic to provide you the highest quality care when and where you need it … close to home.

In Red Wing the medical center provides both primary and specialty care with more than 70 providers on staff. The clinic offers family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology for primary care. Specialties include:

  • Audiology
  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Podiatry
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Urology

The hospital in the medical center is licensed for 50 beds including four intensive care beds and six beds in the Birthplace.

Urgent care is provided seven days a week: Monday – Friday from Noon to 8 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Emergency Department has been designated as a Level Two trauma center and is open 24/7.

For more information call 651-267-5000 or visit www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org.

Mayo Clinic Health System consists of Mayo-owned clinics, hospitals and other health care facilities that serve the health care needs of people in more than 70 communities in Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.

The Red Wing Family YMCA offers a complete Wellness Center with cardiovascular and weight training equipment.

  • 15 dental offices and clinics.
  • 14 chiropractic offices.

updated 11/2011

Local Medical Facilities Information

Type Number Beds Telemedicine Available
Clinic 1 0 Yes
Dentist 11 0 No
Doctor 52 0 Yes
Hospital 1 50 Yes
Nursing Home 3 292 Yes

Home Value

Red Wing city 2017 2022
Median Home Value $177,743 $187,312
Average Home Value $197,023 $212,272
<$50,000 237 172
$50,000 - $99,999 363 305
$100,000 - $149,999 969 866
$150,000 - $199,999 1,440 1,397
$200,000 - $249,999 740 807
$250,000 - $299,999 398 473
$300,000 - $399,999 358 466
$400,000 - $499,999 136 168
$500,000 - $749,999 87 102
$750,000 - $999,999 0 0
$1,000,000 + 8 15
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Housing Year Built

Year Range Houses Built
2010 or Later 63
2000-2009 1,000
1990-1999 753
1980-1989 955
1970-1979 1,176
1960-1969 981
1950-1959 678
1940-1949 358
1939 or Before 1,706
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Commute

Category Commuters
Workers 16+ 7,499
In-County Residents 5,964
Out-of-County Residents 1,316
Drive Alone 6,345
Carpooled 536
Public Transport 115
Work at Home 268
Less than 5 minutes 472
5-9 minutes 1,514
10-14 minutes 1,756
15-19 minutes 967
20-24 minutes 560
25-29 minutes 278
30-34 minutes 497
35-39 minutes 42
40-44 minutes 155
45-59 minutes 346
60-89 minutes 430
90+ minutes 214
Average Travel Time 21
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Red Wing, MN Workforce Occupations

Employment by Occupation in Southeastern Minnesota

Local Workforce Red Wing Goodhue County South East MN Mpls/St Paul MN WI MSA
Total labor force 7,453 25,907 274,856 1,857,426
Employed 6,940 24,507 260,480 1,755,273
Unemployed 513 1,400 14,376 102,153
Unemployment Rate 6.9% 5.4% 5.2% 5.5%

Employees By NAICS

Category Number
Total Employees 14,094
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt 40
Mining 0
Utilities 720
Construction 292
Manufacturing 914
Wholesale Trade 332
   
Retail Trade 1,664
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers 271
Furn & Home Furnish Str 87
Electronics & Appl Store 27
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip 251
Food & Beverage Stores 169
Health/Pers Care Stores 117
Gasoline Stations 171
Clothing/Accessory Store 278
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music 48
General Merchandise Str 116
Misc Store Retailers 129
Nonstore Retailers 0
   
Transportation/Warehouse 157
Information 356
   
Finance & Insurance 298
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn 124
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv 73
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other 101
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing 203
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv 949
Legal Services 109
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises 4
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt 154
Educational Services 767
HealthCare/Social Assist 1,864
Arts/Entertainment/Rec 2,224
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs 1,057
Accommodation 234
Food Srv/Drinking Places 823
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin 910
Auto Repair/Maintenance 112
Public Administration Emp 1,117
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Red Wing, MN Wages

Wages in Southeastern Minnesota

Job Title Wage/Hr
Accountants & Auditors $25.25
Assemblers & Fabricators $14.13
Bookkeeping, Acct'ing & Auditing Clerks $15.50
Crushing & Mixing Mach. Opers. & Tenders $14.80
Electrical and Electron Engineering Technicans $21.17
General Managers & Top Executives $46.16
General Office Clerks $12.87
Hand Packers & Packagers $9.19
Machine Feeders & Offbearers $15.32
Maintenance Repairers, General Utility $17.10
Sales Representatives $24.01
Secretaries, Except Legal & Medical $17.17
Stock Clerks, Stockroom or Warehouse $9.50
Computer Systems Analysts $36.04
Truck Drivers, Heavy or Tractor Trailer $17.80
Welders & Cutters $17.28
Total, All Occupations in SE MN $16.06

4th Quarter 2008, DEED's Occupational Employment Statistics, Wage data from 2007, 2nd Quarter

Red Wing, MN Workforce Establishments

Employment by Industry

Industry Red Wing Goodhue County South East MN 7 County Metro Area
Total, all industries 13,399 21,562 235,385 1,622,746
Natural Resources and Mining NA 332 2,522 4,521
Construction NA 750 9,368 66,373
Manufacturing 2,521 3,670 40,283 178,941
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 2,698 4,806 43,102 320,080
Wholesale Trade 196 709 6,976 83,102
Retail Trade 1,420 2,477 27,703 164,526
Transportation and Warehousing 310 651 6,970 66,686
Utilities NA 820 1,451 5,765
Information 193 271 3,457 43,456
Financial Activities 385 830 8,372 133,687
Professional And Business Services 1,038 1,380 13,664 256,767
Education and Health Services 2,576 4,198 75,311 336,329
Leisure and Hospitality 2,415 3,336 21,985 157,388
Other Services 490 729 6,569 55,822
Public Administration 899 1,257 10,508 67,294

*City's labor shed (area providing employees): Source: DEED's Quarterly Census of employment and Wages (annual averages 2nd quarter 2008, data from 2007)

(Full wage and employment data for Southeast Minnesota is available at http://www.deed.state.mn.us/lmi/tools/oes.htm )

Businesses By NAICS

Category Number
Total Businesses 859
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus 3
Mining Bus 0
Utilities Bus 5
Construction Bus 49
Manufacturing Bus 25
Wholesale Trade Bus 20
   
Retail Trade Bus 149
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus 21
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus 12
Electronics & Appl Store Bus 3
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus 10
Food & Beverage Stores Bus 17
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus 19
Gasoline Stations Bus 5
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus 21
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus 6
General Merchandise Str Bus 6
Misc Store Retailers Bus 28
Nonstore Retailers Bus 1
   
Transportation/Warehouse Bus 12
Information Bus 20
   
Finance & Insurance Bus 59
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus 14
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus 15
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus 30
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus 47
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus 71
Legal Services Bus 17
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus 1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus 22
Educational Services Bus 24
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus 74
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus 18
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus 58
Accommodation Bus 14
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus 44
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus 127
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus 17
Public Administration Bus 59
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Red Wing, MN Leading Employers

Major Employers

Employer NAICS Products/Services Employee Count
Treasure Island 71321 Casino 1479
Red Wing Shoe Co 316219 Other Footwear Mfg. 813
Mayo Red Wing Health Ctr. 62211 General Med. & Surg. Hosp.  
Xcel Energy 221113 Electric Power Generation 750
BIC 33995 Signs and Advertising Displays 525
Independent School District 256 611110 Elementary and High School Academics 405
Capital Safety 314999 Fabricated Textile Products 475
Express Services 56131 Employment Agencies 144
SB Foot Tanning Co 316110 Leather Tanning and Finishing 159
St Crispin Living Community 62311 Skilled Nursing Care Facilities 193
St. James Hotel 72111 Hotels, Motels 136
Riedell Shoes Inc. 33992 Sporting & Athletic Goods 80
Goodhue Public Health 62161 Home Health Care Services 313

Updated 3/20/17

Red Wing, MN Available Real Estate

The Red Wing Port Authority owns 46 acres of prime development land in two industrial development parks. All areas are complete with roads and infrastructure and are ready for immediate development.

River Bluffs Development Park [PDF] is located on the bluff overlooking downtown and the Mississippi River Valley. Thirty-nine acres of prime development land is suitable for office or light industrial development. Existing developments in River Bluffs include Mayo Clinic Health Services, Menards, Wal-Mart, Noesen Dental office, Under the Rainbow Daycare, and housing units. Shovel Ready sites are available in the Park.

In 2005, the Port Authority made significant improvements including site roads and utilities. Lots range in size from 1.2 to 17.06 acres and are ready for building immediately.

New Industrial Business Park - In February 2007, the Red Wing Port Authority completed the acquisition of over 20 acres of some of the most desirable light industrial property in the City of Red Wing. The property, former home of Central Research Labs, was purchased from Triad Properties. Central Research Labs has found a new, larger home in the City of Red Wing. The newly acquired property could be home to as many as seven new businesses in Red Wing.

Concept of New Industrial Business Park along Hwy. 61 & 19.

Red Wing, MN Higher Education

Post Secondary Education

Nearest Technical College & Specialty Location Miles To
Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical: Aviation Maintenance/Avionics, Draft & Design/CAD, Electronics Technology, Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance, Legal Secretary, Mach Tool/CNC, Medical Secretary, Plastic Technology, Practical Nursing, Supervisory Management, Truck Driving Red Wing 0
Other Technical Colleges Location Miles To
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount 37
Rochester Community College Rochester 48
Nearest Public College/University Location Miles To
University of Wisconsin - River Falls River Falls, WI 27
University of Minnesota Minneapolis 60
Winona State University Winona 61
Nearest Private College/University Location Miles To
Carlton College Northfield 36
St. Olaf College Northfield 38

Educational Attainment (25+)

Educational Level Attained Number
Some High School 456
Graduated High School 3,196
Associates Degree 1,159
Bachelor's Degree 2,020
Graduate Degree 845
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Education Expenses

Category Amount
College Tuition $8,083,396
College School Books/Supplies $347,046
Voc/Tech School Books/Supplies $8,729
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Red Wing, MN Transportation

Highway Information
Interstate I-35
Miles from Community 35
Four Lane US-61
Miles from Community Within 10
Other Miles from Community
MN-19 10
MN-58 10
US-63 10
Trucking Information
Truck Lanes 7
Truck Terminals 2
Navigable Water Information
Mississippi River 9 ft. deep

 

Rail Information

Rail Line Frequency Reciprocal Switching Passenger Service
Inter-Modal Facility - No      
Amtrak Daily No Yes
Canadian Pacific Daily Yes No

 

The Red Wing Regional Airport is located four miles from the city. International air service is available 45 miles from Red Wing at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP).

Equipped with three instrument approaches, including an ILS for all weather operations, experienced jet maintenance and ground handling are available on the field. There are 12,000 sq. ft. of heated hangar with a 18' door which can accommodate nearly all midsized business jets. Hangar lot leases are available for Private, Corporate, Commercial and Transient planes.

Air Service Information
International
Name Mpls./St. Paul Intl. Airport KMSP
Location Bloomington
Miles to 45
Longest Runway Length 10,000 feet
Surface Type Paved
Lighted Yes
Customs Yes
Service Type Charter, Commercial, Freight, Jet
Navigational Aids BEACON, DME, ILS, VOR/DME
Weather Info Systems AWOSA/MNWAS, SAWRS
Major Airlines American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, TWA, United Airlines, US Air
Local Air Service
Name Red Wing Regional Airport KRGK
Location Bay City, WI
Miles to 4
Longest Runway Length 5,010 ft. X 100 ft.
Surface Type Paved
Lighted Yes
Customs No
Service Type General & Corporate Aviation
Navigational Aids 2 GPS 9/27 ILS9
Weather Info Systems AWOS and RCO to Green Bay Flight Services
Contact Information Sam Blue: 715-594-3701 www.redwingairport.com

 

Local Transit Information

Services Available
Inter-Community Bus Yes
Intra-Community Bus Yes
Taxi/Cab Yes
Disabled Transportation Yes

Red Wing, MN Utilities

Utilities

Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone Contact Contact Phone
Electricity Xcel Energy 800-367-7414 Ross Lexvold 651-385-1004
Natural Gas Xcel Energy 800-367-7414 Ross Lexvold 651-385-1004
Wastewater RW Util. Division 651-385-5112 Bob Stark 651-385-5112
Water RW Util. Division 651-385-5112 Bob Stark 651-385-5112

 

Water Information

Water Source: Wells
Storage Capacity: 7,000,000 gal.
Pumping Capacity: 7,000 gal./minute
Average Demand: 1,700,000 gal./day
Peak Demand: 4,000,000 gal./day
Total Water Hardness: 275 ppm
 2011 Water Rate: Availability $11.50-$10.83/month depending upon meter size
Usage: $3.20/100 cubic feet

Wastewater Information

Treatment Type: Mechanical Plant
Capacity of Plant: 4,000,000 gal./day
Average Demand: 2,000,000 gal./day
Peak Demand: 4,000,000 gal./day
2011 Water Rates: Availability $10.83/month
Usage: $3.23/100 cubic feet
Usage: $3.23/100 cubic feet2011 Water Rates: Availability $10.83/monthUsage: $3.23/100 cubic feet 

Steam Information

Source: RW Waste to Energy Plant
Capacity: 15,500 pounds steam/hour
Available Capacity: 0-15,500 #/hour depending upon time frame


Red Wing, MN Telecommunications

Telephone Information
Local Telephone Company Century Link
Telephone Number 800-603-6000
Contact Karen Jothen
Telephone Number 612-663-5675
Digital Central Switch Yes
Equal Access Market Yes
Extended Area Service No
Custom Calling Features Yes
Customized Local Area Services Yes
Current Technologies DSL , T1

 

Internet Service
Local Public Access site Yes
Multiple Internet Service Providers Yes
Speed of Service  
DTED Certification as E-commerce Ready No

 

Newspapers Information
Republican Eagle - Wednesday & Saturday 651-388-8235
Hiawatha Valley Shopper - Weekly 715-792-2880

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