Red Wing Profile

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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.

Red Wing, MN

Population

Total Population

16,655

Population
Growth Rate

0.13%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

27.200

Demographics

Housing

Housing InformationNumber
Single Family Units5,799
Multiple Family Units2,234
Mobile Homes214
Number of New Build Residential Building Permits for 201824
Value of Residential Building Permits for 2018$16,260,476
Percentage Owner Occupied68%
Median Sales Price as of 12/31/2018$184,000
Median Assessed Value$170,500
Median Rent$767
Vacancy Percentage5.6%

Housing & Income

Households

7,126

Total Housing Units

7,678


Owner Occupied

4,609

Renter Occupied

2,517

Vacant

552

Median Home Value

$177,916


Average Home Value

$211,556

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.17%


Per Capita Income

2.63%

Income Projection

Median Household

$58,983 $68,518


Average Household

$75,825 $86,315


Per Capita

$32,390 $36,888

Quality of 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 TypeNumber of SchoolsEnrollmentGradesPupil/Teacher Ratio
Elementary21,022K-417:1
Middle School16235-717:1
Senior High19728-1218:1
Private/Parochial272Pre K-818:1

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 65 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 7:30 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 2:30 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.

  • 16 dental offices and clinics.
  • 11 chiropractic offices.

updated 2/2019

Local Medical Facilities Information

TypeNumberBedsTelemedicine Available
Clinic10Yes
Dentist160No
Doctor520Yes
Hospital150Yes
Nursing Home3292Yes

Workforce

Total Businesses

830

Total Employed

13,260

Workers 16+

7,425

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

3

Employed

58

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

630

Construction

Businesses

41

Employed

240

Manufacturing

Businesses

32

Employed

1,123

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

14

Employed

108

Some
High School

411

Graduated
High School

3,139

Associates
Degree

1,486

Bachelor's
Degree

2,098

Graduate
Degree

1,070

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

5,885

Non-Resident Commuters

1,323

Drive Alone

6,220

Carpooled

470

Public

167

Work At Home

274

Major Employers

Major Employers

EmployerNAICSProducts/ServicesEmployee Count
Treasure Island71321Casino1550
Red Wing Shoe Co316219Other Footwear Mfg.920
Mayo Red Wing Health Ctr.62211General Med. & Surg. Hosp.750
Xcel Energy221113Electric Power Generation800
BIC33995Signs and Advertising Displays525
Independent School District 256611110Elementary and High School Academics425
Capital Safety314999Fabricated Textile Products475
Express Services56131Employment Agencies160
SB Foot Tanning Co316110Leather Tanning and Finishing157
St Crispin Living Community62311Skilled Nursing Care Facilities189
St. James Hotel72111Hotels, Motels142
Riedell Shoes Inc.33992Sporting & Athletic Goods89
Goodhue Public Health62161Home Health Care Services354
MN Correctional Facility922140Corrections Services188

Updated 2/14/19

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.

Transportation

Highway Information
InterstateI-35
Miles from Community35
Four LaneUS-61
Miles from CommunityWithin 10
Other Miles from Community
MN-1910
MN-5810
US-6310
Trucking Information
Truck Lanes7
Truck Terminals2
Navigable Water Information
Mississippi River9 ft. deep

 

Rail Information

Rail LineFrequencyReciprocal SwitchingPassenger Service
Inter-Modal Facility - No   
AmtrakDailyNoYes
Canadian PacificDailyYesNo

 

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
NameMpls./St. Paul Intl. Airport KMSP
LocationBloomington
Miles to45
Longest Runway Length10,000 feet
Surface TypePaved
LightedYes
CustomsYes
Service TypeCharter, Commercial, Freight, Jet
Navigational AidsBEACON, DME, ILS, VOR/DME
Weather Info SystemsAWOSA/MNWAS, SAWRS
Major AirlinesAmerican, Continental, Delta, Northwest, TWA, United Airlines, US Air
Local Air Service
NameRed Wing Regional Airport KRGK
LocationBay City, WI
Miles to4
Longest Runway Length5,010 ft. X 100 ft.
Surface TypePaved
LightedYes
CustomsNo
Service TypeGeneral & Corporate Aviation
Navigational Aids2 GPS 9/27 ILS9
Weather Info SystemsAWOS and RCO to Green Bay Flight Services
Contact InformationSam Blue: 715-594-3701 www.redwingairport.com

 

Local Transit Information

ServicesAvailable
Inter-Community BusYes
Intra-Community BusYes
Taxi/CabYes
Disabled TransportationYes

Utilities

Utilities

Utility TypeUtility NameUtility PhoneContactContact Phone
ElectricityXcel Energy800-367-7414Ross Lexvold651-385-1004
Natural GasXcel Energy800-367-7414Ross Lexvold651-385-1004
WastewaterRW Util. Division651-385-5112Bob Stark651-385-5112
WaterRW Util. Division651-385-5112Bob Stark651-385-5112

 

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
 2019 Water Rate: Availability $13.35-$301.98/month depending upon meter size
Usage: $3.58/100 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
2019 Water Rates: Availability $15.36/month
Usage: $4.57/100 cubic feet
Stormwater: $11.50/month

 

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 CompanyCentury Link
Telephone Number800-603-6000
ContactKaren Jothen
Telephone Number612-663-5675
Digital Central SwitchYes
Equal Access MarketYes
Extended Area ServiceNo
Custom Calling FeaturesYes
Customized Local Area ServicesYes
Current TechnologiesDSL , T1

 

Internet Service
Local Public Access siteYes
Multiple Internet Service ProvidersYes
Speed of Service 
DTED Certification as E-commerce ReadyNo

 

Newspapers Information
Republican Eagle - Wednesday & Saturday651-388-8235
Hiawatha Valley Shopper - Weekly715-792-2880

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