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

15,301

Population
Growth Rate

-0.27%

Median Age

44

Diversity Index

25.100

Housing & Income

Households

6,201

Total Housing Units

7,059


Owner Occupied

4,752

Renter Occupied

1,449

Vacant

858

Median Home Value

$99,019


Average Home Value

$143,104

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.39%


Per Capita Income

3.65%

Income Projection

Median Household

$49,755 $58,261


Average Household

$68,616 $82,572


Per Capita

$28,108 $33,633

Workforce

Total Businesses

919

Total Employed

8,802

Workers 16+

7,312

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

78

Employed

262

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

3

Employed

19

Construction

Businesses

63

Employed

376

Manufacturing

Businesses

42

Employed

566

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

39

Employed

571

Some
High School

596

Graduated
High School

3,497

Associates
Degree

1,160

Bachelor's
Degree

1,451

Graduate
Degree

487

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

5,724

Non-Resident Commuters

1,541

Drive Alone

5,545

Carpooled

665

Public

44

Work At Home

628