Red Wing is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 16,445 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Red Wing is the 64th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Red Wing is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Red Wing is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Red Wing who work in office and administrative support (11.97%), management occupations (10.48%), and sales jobs (8.48%).
Also of interest is that Red Wing has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Red Wing overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Red Wing, 23.29% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Red Wing in 2010 was $27,158, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,632 for a family of four. However, Red Wing contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Red Wing home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Red Wing residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Red Wing include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Red Wing is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.