Community Profiles

County Seat: International Falls

Koochiching County in northern Minnesota offers businesses ample room to grow. The largest city, International Falls, is on the United States/Canada border, a strategic location from which to serve markets in both countries. Agriculture, forest products and tourism are dominant industries, but Koochiching County offers competitive advantages for all types of businesses. Low-priced energy, ready industrial sites, a skilled workforce, quality highway and rail services, higher education and health care, and advancing telecommunications are just a few. If that's not enough, Voyageurs National Park is right in the backyard!

Year Population Households Average Household Size Average Household Income
2015 13,054 5,799 2.21 $59,764
2020 12,910 5,774 2.19 $66,670

Source: Northland Connection, ESRI

Koochiching County, MN

Population

Total Population

12,995

Population
Growth Rate

-0.23%

Median Age

49

Diversity Index

14.600

Housing & Income

Households

5,685

Total Housing Units

7,900


Owner Occupied

4,593

Renter Occupied

1,092

Vacant

2,215

Median Home Value

$125,660


Average Home Value

$160,206

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.32%


Per Capita Income

1.84%

Income Projection

Median Household

$51,404 $54,663


Average Household

$66,226 $72,751


Per Capita

$29,000 $31,762

Workforce

Total Businesses

602

Total Employed

6,161

Workers 16+

5,598

2020 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

19

Employed

939

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

20

Employed

862

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

96

Employed

851

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

62

Employed

636

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

54

Employed

634

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

51

Employed

528

Some
High School

541

Graduated
High School

2,962

Associates
Degree

1,228

Bachelor's
Degree

1,222

Graduate
Degree

641

Average Commute Time

15 min.



Resident Commuters

5,101

Non-Resident Commuters

420

Drive Alone

4,011

Carpooled

722

Public

44

Work At Home

268