Population: 15,633

Male 49% Female 51%
Married 58%
Single 42%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Red Wing has a very low population density. Red Wing is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

442 Red Wing
27,441 New York

City Info

Red Wing, MN is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Red Wing has a population density of 442, with 15,633 current residents.

Out of the 15,633 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 58% of the residents are married and 42% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 50% Sun
  • 32% Rain
  • 46% Snow


43°F average temperature

  • 42 years Median home age
  • $141,470 Median home price
  • 0.09% Home appreciation rate
  • 9.93% Annual property tax
  • 66.8%
    Homes owned
  • 25.7%
    Homes rented
  • 7.6%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Red Wing, the air quality is 97% and the weather, on average, is 50% sunny, 32% rainy, and 46% snowy. The average temperature is 43°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Red Wing, you should know that 66.8% of homes are owned while 25.7% of homes are rented, and 7.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $141,470, the median age of homes is 42 years, the annual home appreciation is 0.09% and the annual property tax is 9.93%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Red Wing, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Red Wing’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Red Wing is 40 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 48.15% Democratic, 49.53% Republican, and 2.33% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:18


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 86%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 14%
    Bachelors degree
  • 6%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Red Wing, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.50% of residents are unemployed in Red Wing (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Red Wing residents: 10.6% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 17.24% are in the arts and sciences field, 17.9% are in the customer service field, 23.2% are in the sales field, 0.44% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 21.7% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:18. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 85.88%, 6.92% of residents have an associate’s degree, 13.60% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 6.32% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Red Wing, you should be aware that the average commute time is 19 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Red Wing have a few different options. 81% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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