Minnesota Pennington County Public Schools

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Pennington County, MN

Map of Pennington County, MNPennington County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 616.5 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 22.1 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 2.4%. On the 2000 census form, 99.2% of the population reported only one race, with 0.2% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.2% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.38 persons compared to an average family size of 2.95 persons.

In 2005 wholesale trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $37,365. Per capita income grew by 36.4% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 13,608 Covered Employment 8,539
Growth (%) since 1990 2.3% Average wage per job $30,811
Households (2000) 5,525 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 17.8%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 8,433 Average wage per job $37,383
Unemployment Rate (2005) 5.4 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $31,225 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $37,136 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 9.5 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 81.3 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 1.7%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 14.9 Average wage per job $39,146

1. CHALLENGER ELEMENTARY
Address: 601 County
Enrollment: Road 61, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone: (218) 681-2345
County: Pennington County
Enrollment: 913
Grades: PK-5

2. FRANKLIN MIDDLE
Address: 300 Spruce Avenue S, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone: (218) 681-8813
County: Pennington County
Enrollment: 443
Grades: 6-8

3. GOODRIDGE ELEMENTARY
Address: Osmund Avenue, Goodridge, MN 56725
Phone: (218) 378-4134
County: Pennington County
Enrollment: 107
Grades: KG-6

4. GOODRIDGE SECONDARY
Address: Osmund Avenue, Goodridge, MN 56725
Phone: (218) 378-4133
County: Pennington County
Enrollment: 85
Grades: 7-12

5. LINCOLN SENIOR HIGH
Address: 101 Knight Avenue S, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone: (218) 681-7432
County: Pennington County
Enrollment: 619
Grades: 9-12

6. NORTHWEST AREA LEARNING CENTER
Address: 230 Labree Avenue S, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone: (218) 681-8711
County: Pennington County
Enrollment: 28
Grades: 9-12