State Demographics

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

15,572

Population
Growth Rate

-0.02%

Median Age

44

Diversity Index

28.100

Housing & Income

Households

6,336

Total Housing Units

7,134


Owner Occupied

5,108

Renter Occupied

1,229

Vacant

798

Median Home Value

$143,984


Average Home Value

$191,220

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.06%


Per Capita Income

1.69%

Income Projection

Median Household

$56,735 $60,340


Average Household

$71,168 $77,558


Per Capita

$29,025 $31,563

Workforce

Total Businesses

843

Total Employed

7,608

Workers 16+

7,220

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

105

Employed

1,022

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

60

Employed

962

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

22

Employed

796

2021 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

160

Employed

765

2021 Arts/Entertainment/Rec

cp-industries

Businesses

18

Employed

716

2021 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

40

Employed

594

Some
High School

575

Graduated
High School

3,830

Associates
Degree

1,167

Bachelor's
Degree

1,738

Graduate
Degree

515

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

5,606

Non-Resident Commuters

1,582

Drive Alone

5,601

Carpooled

489

Public

48

Work At Home

689