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

13,021

Population
Growth Rate

-0.24%

Median Age

49

Diversity Index

14.200

Housing & Income

Households

5,694

Total Housing Units

7,900


Owner Occupied

4,640

Renter Occupied

1,054

Vacant

2,206

Median Home Value

$122,931


Average Home Value

$167,198

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.34%


Per Capita Income

2.29%

Income Projection

Median Household

$50,393 $54,097


Average Household

$63,697 $71,577


Per Capita

$27,881 $31,221

Workforce

Total Businesses

619

Total Employed

6,596

Workers 16+

5,668

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

7

Employed

19

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

4

Utilities

Businesses

3

Employed

18

Construction

Businesses

29

Employed

235

Manufacturing

Businesses

17

Employed

151

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

19

Employed

941

Some
High School

459

Graduated
High School

3,132

Associates
Degree

1,042

Bachelor's
Degree

1,341

Graduate
Degree

632

Average Commute Time

16 min.



Resident Commuters

5,151

Non-Resident Commuters

456

Drive Alone

4,059

Carpooled

816

Public

88

Work At Home

240