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®.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Redwood Electric Cooperative16,32315,60215,57215,214

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-41,053953925
5-91,0891,011992
10-141,0961,0251,040
15-191,014892939
20-24701726615
25-29826872693
30-34757836837
35-39812881856
40-44916804858
45-491,136824816
50-541,146997812
55-591,0641,128986
60-649201,1281,116
65-697521,0241,045
70-74674825926
75-79522597683
80-84501436484
85+623613590
18+11,68512,00611,649
Median Age434444

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Race

Redwood Electric Cooperative2021
Total15,572.000
White Alone88.270
Black Alone1.190
American Indian Alone4.650
Asian Alone2.430
Pacific Islander Alone0.010
Some Other Race0.770
Two or More Races2.670
Hispanic Origin4.200
Diversity Index28.100

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Growth Rate

Redwood Electric Cooperative2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%-1%
Families0%-1%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households6,4676,3816,3366,177
Housing Units7,0077,0507,1347,160
Owner Occupied Units5,1085,058
Renter Occupied Units1,2291,120
Vacant Units798983

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Home Value

Redwood Electric Cooperative20212026
Median Home Value$143,984$169,506
Average Home Value$191,220$219,082
<$50,000651488
$50,000 - $99,9991,150926
$100,000 - $149,999856779
$150,000 - $199,999834860
$200,000 - $249,999397447
$250,000 - $299,999380455
$300,000 - $399,999491638
$400,000 - $499,999123175
$500,000 - $749,999124169
$1,000,000 +2124

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later64
2000-2009427
1990-1999474
1980-1989497
1970-19791,015
1960-1969764
1950-1959915
1940-1949633
1939 or Before2,264

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Income
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Income

Redwood Electric Cooperative20212026
Median Household$56,735$60,340
Average Household$71,168$77,558
Per Capita$29,025$31,563

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Household Income Base

Redwood Electric Cooperative2021
<$15,000588
$15,000 - $24,999575
$25,000 - $34,999596
$35,000 - $49,999898
$50,000 - $74,9991,402
$75,000 - $99,999881
$100,000 - $149,999966
$150,000 - $199,999268
$200,000+162

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+7,220
In-County Residents5,606
Out-of-County Residents1,582
Drive Alone5,601
Carpooled489
Public Transport48
Work at Home689
Less than 5 minutes804
5-9 minutes1,869
10-14 minutes902
15-19 minutes748
20-24 minutes694
25-29 minutes270
30-34 minutes433
35-39 minutes105
40-44 minutes187
45-59 minutes245
60-89 minutes118
90+ minutes156
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees7,608
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt85
Mining1
Utilities31
Construction309
Manufacturing495
Wholesale Trade594
  
Retail Trade1,022
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers179
Furn & Home Furnish Str86
Electronics & Appl Store16
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip66
Food & Beverage Stores68
Health/Pers Care Stores28
Gasoline Stations214
Clothing/Accessory Store4
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music156
General Merchandise Str151
Misc Store Retailers54
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse199
Information67
  
Finance & Insurance300
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn180
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv34
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other87
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing60
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv150
Legal Services20
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises15
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt62
Educational Services796
HealthCare/Social Assist962
Arts/Entertainment/Rec716
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs410
Accommodation49
Food Srv/Drinking Places361
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin765
Auto Repair/Maintenance67
Public Administration Emp401

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Educational Attainment (25+)

Redwood Electric Cooperative2021
Some High School575
Graduated High School3,830
Associates Degree1,167
Bachelor's Degree1,738
Graduate Degree515

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses843
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus39
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus2
Construction Bus51
Manufacturing Bus38
Wholesale Trade Bus40
  
Retail Trade Bus105
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus20
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus8
Electronics & Appl Store Bus3
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus14
Food & Beverage Stores Bus12
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus6
Gasoline Stations Bus12
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus2
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus4
General Merchandise Str Bus4
Misc Store Retailers Bus16
Nonstore Retailers Bus5
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus33
Information Bus10
  
Finance & Insurance Bus47
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus14
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus11
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus22
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus23
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus43
Legal Services Bus6
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus11
Educational Services Bus22
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus60
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus18
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus40
Accommodation Bus7
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus33
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus160
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus31
Public Administration Bus62

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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