Statewide Claims to Fame

Bemidji is 1st in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Bemidji is 3rd in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

Bemidji is 8th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Bemidji is 11th in Minnesota out of 138 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Bemidji is 19th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Bemidji is 20th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Bemidji, Minnesota Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Bemidji Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 13,723 74th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 12.9 66th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,039.6 107th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Bemidji Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 74th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.4% 130th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.8% 46th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Bemidji Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.0% 107th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 31.0% 64th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Bemidji Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 81.3% 122nd 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.2% 93rd 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 11.3% 1st 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 94th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 19th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.4% 3rd 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 108th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 80.5% 111th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Bemidji Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 52.3% 29th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.5% 89th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Bemidji Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 5,748 75th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 35.7% 20th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 5,404 76th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.1% 138th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $121,000 128th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.2 122nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Bemidji Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $18,801 143rd $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $33,974 139th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.2% 8th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Bemidji Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,687 56th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $515,082 31st $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $38,851 11th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $52,741 32nd $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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