Aitkin County, Minnesota Population 2019

Aitkin County, Minnesota's estimated population is 15,809 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aitkin County, Minnesota is the 53rd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201815,902930.59%
201715,809520.33%
201615,757-98-0.62%
201515,85570.04%
201415,848-23-0.14%
201315,871-163-1.02%
201216,034-133-0.82%
201116,167-43-0.27%
201016,2103,78530.46%
199012,425-979-7.30%
198013,4042,00117.55%
197011,403-759-6.24%
196012,162-2,165-15.11%
195014,327-3,538-19.80%
194017,8652,85619.03%
193015,009-34-0.23%
192015,0434,67245.05%
191010,3713,62853.80%
19006,7434,281173.88%
18902,4622,096572.68%
1880366188105.62%
18701781768800.00%
186020.00%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,062
American Indian and Alaska Native349
Two or More Races282
Black or African American79
Asian62
Some Other Race5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

Aitkin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2019

Aitkin County, Minnesota Median Age

54.5


Total

54.3


Male

54.8


Female

Aitkin County, Minnesota Adults

There are 13,206 adults, (4,977 of whom are seniors) in Aitkin County, Minnesota.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

60.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Aitkin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

7,762

49.00%

Male

8,079

51.00%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Aitkin County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aitkin County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All82.6%17.4%
Non Family73.2%26.8%
Male68.8%31.2%
Female58.4%41.6%

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7092.0282.6
Married4,2212.4992.4
Non Family2,6741.1273.2
Female4972.4858.4
Male3172.6268.8

2.44

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aitkin County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2982.42%
9th to 12th Grade7776.30%
High School Graduate4,77438.69%
Some College3,05224.74%
Associates Degree1,37811.17%
Bachelors Degree1,44611.72%
Graduate Degree6134.97%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,81110,7801,979
Native American20118832
Multiple Races13413118
Hispanic1189627
Black6757
Asian343312
Other Race44
Islander22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,010$35,873$23,742
Less Than High School$24,943$26,290$20,417
High School Grad$24,983$31,121$18,605
Some College$30,929$38,362$25,360
Bachelors Degree$40,417$49,464$34,375
Graduate Degree$56,364$64,028$53,542

$30,010

Average Earnings

$35,873

Average Male

$23,742

Average Female

Aitkin County, Minnesota Language

Aitkin County, Minnesota Language by Age

Aitkin County, Minnesota Language

97.29% of Aitkin County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Poverty

Aitkin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7201,68111.42%
Multiple2739133.33%
Native3248325.62%
Hispanic1992814.07%
Black571628.07%
Islander22100.00%
Asian6211.61%

12.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.20%

Male Poverty Rate

13.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota is Asian, with 1.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.38%
High School12.40%
Some College7.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.68%
Male Unemployed10.92%
Male Employed7.06%
Female Employed6.23%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Income

Aitkin County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,860$56,958
Families$55,774$66,191
Married Families$61,662-
Non Families$26,049$37,094

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Aitkin County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans

1,955

Number of Veterans

1,844

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam864
Korea237
First Gulf War216
Second Gulf War107
World War II90

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,86014.70%
Hispanic6049.18%
2 or More4624.47%
Indian4317.55%
Black67.89%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aitkin County, Minnesota Employment Status

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Aitkin County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Aitkin21462009-137-6.38%
Hill City627588-39-6.22%
McGregor391362-29-7.42%
Palisade169161-8-4.73%
Tamarack9488-6-6.38%
McGrath8076-4-5.00%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990