Pennington County is located in northwestern Minnesota. The County Seat is Thief River Falls and the largest city is Thief River Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://co.pennington.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,058 and the 2010 census population was 13,930. The land area is 616.57 square miles and there are 22.6 persons per square mile.
94% of the population is White, 1.6% is Black or African American, 3.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 1.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 89.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $107,900, there are 5,806 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,554, the median household income is $45,633, and 10.9% of the persons in Pennington County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,005. Retail sales (in $1000) were $209,522, and sales per capita were $15,204.
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