Who lives in Thief River Falls?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 592 6.8%
5-9 years 473 5.4%
10-14 years 592 6.8%
15-17 years 275 3.1%
18-24 years 763 8.7%
25-34 years 1,363 15.6%
35-44 years 958 10.9%
45-54 years 937 10.7%
55-64 years 1,084 12.4%
65-74 years 845 9.6%
75-84 years 556 6.3%
85 years and older 320 3.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 4,324 49.4%
Female 4,434 50.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 8,129 92.8%
Of Color 629 7.2%
Black or African American 153 1.7%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 181 2.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races 222 2.5%
Hispanic or Latino 400 4.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 8,166 100.0%
English only 7,745 94.8%
Language other than English 421 5.2%
Speaks English less than "very well" 162 2.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 8,548 100.0%
Population with a disability 1,327 15.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents 196 2.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 8,679 100.0%
Same residence 7,455 85.9%
Different residence in the U.S. 1,224 14.1%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Thief River Falls's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 3,924 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,450 37.0%
$35,000-$49,999 547 13.9%
$50,000-$74,999 772 19.7%
$75,000-$99,999 495 12.6%
$100,000 or more 660 16.8%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $49,069 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 8,527 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,450 37.0%
With income below poverty 1,004 11.8%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 911 10.7%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 692 8.1%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 5,920 69.4%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 1,808 21.2%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 828 9.7%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,088 12.8%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 623 7.3%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 725 8.5%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 927 10.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 8,548 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 263 3.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 4,184 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 260 6.2%
Occupied housing units 3,924 93.8%
Average household size 2.2
Owner-occupied 2,560 61.2%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 1,364 32.6%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 402 9.6%
1970-1999 1,475 35.3%
1940-1969 1,342 32.1%
1939 or earlier 965 23.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 3,924 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 2,116 53.9%
With children under 18 years 964 24.6%
Married-couple family households 1,400 35.7%
With children under 18 years 404 10.3%
Single-person family households 716 18.2%
With children under 18 years 560 14.3%
Nonfamily households 1,808 46.1%
Householder living alone 1,543 39.3%
65 years and over 770 19.6%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 964 24.6%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,287 32.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 1,970 50.2%
Moved in 2000-2009 899 22.9%
Moved in 1990-1999 528 13.5%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 528 13.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 3,831 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 928 24.2%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 2,541 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 462 18.2%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,290 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 466 36.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,290
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $691
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 452 11.5%
1 vehicle available 1,470 37.5%
2 vehicles available 1,245 31.7%
3 or more vehicles available 757 19.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 4,728 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 4,171 88.2%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 528 11.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 4,559 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 2,528 55.5%
10-19 minutes 1,575 34.5%
20-29 minutes 111 2.4%
30 minutes or longer 345 7.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 6,063 100.0%
Less than high school 500 8.2%
High school diploma or GED 2,128 35.1%
Some college or associate’s degree 2,213 36.5%
Bachelor’s Degree 1,029 17.0%
Graduate or professional Degree 193 3.2%
High school graduate or higher 5,563 91.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,222 20.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 5,025 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 4,384 87.2%
Civilian labor force 4,454 100.0%
Unemployed 70 1.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 4,772 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 1,221 25.6%
Age 30 to 54 2,370 49.7%
Age 55 or older 1,181 24.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 1,189 24.9%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 1,837 38.5%
$40,000 or more per year 1,746 36.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 338 7.1%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 161 3.4%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 113 2.4%
Construction 100 2.1%
Educational services 401 8.4%
Finance and insurance 99 2.1%
Health care and social assistance 459 9.6%
Information 61 1.3%
Management of companies and enterprises 21 0.4%
Manufacturing 420 8.8%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 155 3.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 68 1.4%
Public administration 186 3.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing 26 0.5%
Retail trade 523 11.0%
Transportation and warehousing 83 1.7%
Utilities suppressed
Wholesale trade 1,516 31.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 4,469 93.6%
Black or African American alone 76 1.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 105 2.2%
Asian alone 50 1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 71 1.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 265 5.6%
High school or equivalent, no college 1,190 24.9%
Some college or associate degree 1,422 29.8%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 674 14.1%