Redwood Electric is one of the smallest co-ops in the state with no load over 150 kW. Redwood Electric and South Central Electric share Ron Horman as general manager.

Approximately 65 percent of the co-op's members participate in load management programs. The largest load at Redwood Electric is Highwater Ethanol in Lamberton, at a 4.5 MW load.

Co-op members have generously given more than $40,000 to various nonprofits through Operation Round Up®.

Redwood Electric Cooperative

Population

Total Population

15,424

Population
Growth Rate

-0.12%

Median Age

44

Diversity Index

26.700

Housing & Income

Households

6,289

Total Housing Units

7,052


Owner Occupied

4,869

Renter Occupied

1,421

Vacant

763

Median Home Value

$115,378


Average Home Value

$164,794

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.16%


Per Capita Income

2.26%

Income Projection

Median Household

$54,083 $58,400


Average Household

$71,711 $80,305


Per Capita

$29,308 $32,774

Workforce

Total Businesses

864

Total Employed

7,635

Workers 16+

7,246

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

49

Employed

166

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

3

Employed

36

Construction

Businesses

62

Employed

407

Manufacturing

Businesses

39

Employed

510

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

36

Employed

537

Some
High School

586

Graduated
High School

3,785

Associates
Degree

1,126

Bachelor's
Degree

1,653

Graduate
Degree

511

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

5,658

Non-Resident Commuters

1,558

Drive Alone

5,572

Carpooled

555

Public

61

Work At Home

672