Blue Earth County, Minnesota Population 2018

Blue Earth County, Minnesota's estimated population is 66,973 with a growth rate of 1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blue Earth County, Minnesota is the 13th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201765,767-1,206-1.80%
201766,9737291.10%
201666,2446490.99%
201565,5953270.50%
201465,2685130.79%
201364,755-213-0.33%
201264,9686240.97%
201164,3442600.41%
201064,08410,04018.58%
199054,0441,7303.31%
198052,314-8-0.02%
197052,3227,93717.88%
196044,3856,05815.81%
195038,3272,1245.87%
194036,2032,3566.96%
193033,8472,3707.53%
192031,4772,1407.29%
191029,337-2,926-9.07%
190032,2633,05310.45%
189029,2106,32127.62%
188022,8895,58732.29%
187017,30212,499260.23%
18604,8030.00%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White60,187
Black or African American2,199
Two or More Races1,566
Asian1,402
Some Other Race202
American Indian and Alaska Native199
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Median Age

30.6


Total

29.8


Male

31.4


Female

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Adults

There are 52,779 adults, (8,451 of whom are seniors) in Blue Earth County, Minnesota.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Age Dependency

48.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

32,713

49.74%

Male

33,054

50.26%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Households and Families

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All62%38%
Male59.6%40.4%
Female48.7%51.3%
Non Family38.3%61.7%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,5582.4262
Married11,4322.9887.2
Non Family10,9011.6638.3
Female2,0583.0248.7
Male1,1673.0559.6

2.89

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Households

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Education

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5731.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,5414.05%
High School Graduate10,54727.71%
Some College8,49922.33%
Associates Degree4,63712.18%
Bachelors Degree8,10121.29%
Graduate Degree4,16010.93%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,37433,71711,526
Hispanic854622143
Black840725180
Asian566469248
Multiple Races422392145
Native American10210250
Other Race474725
Islander1210

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 53.19%.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,840$43,129$31,666
Less Than High School$28,798$37,159$23,004
High School Grad$31,827$37,217$23,495
Some College$34,810$41,885$29,328
Bachelors Degree$44,938$53,143$39,181
Graduate Degree$61,337$71,328$55,380

$37,840

Average Earnings

$43,129

Average Male

$31,666

Average Female

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Language

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Language by Age

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Language

93.88% of Blue Earth County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 6.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Poverty

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,6918,76215.73%
Black2,0101,01750.60%
Hispanic1,93559930.96%
Multiple1,46356538.62%
Asian1,26342433.57%
Other1665030.12%
Native1954824.62%

18.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.95%

Male Poverty Rate

19.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Earth County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Earth County, Minnesota is Black, with 50.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Earth County, Minnesota is White, with 15.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.07%.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.93%
High School12.33%
Some College8.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.05%
Male Unemployed27.48%
Female Employed18.91%
Male Employed11.85%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Income

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,752$71,429
Families$76,766$91,386
Married Families$86,103$105,074
Non Families$29,878$41,684

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Marital Status

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans by War

3,839

Number of Veterans

3,585

Male Veterans

254

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,486
Second Gulf War741
First Gulf War553
Korea371
World War II192

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,015
75+880
35 to 54737
55 to 64641
18 to 34566

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7687.71%
Hispanic523.63%
2 or More283.35%
Black261.68%
Asian121.05%
Other21.21%
Hawaiian216.67%
Indian10.62%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Employment Status

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Employment by Age

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Blue Earth County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mankato 397174172020035.04%
North Mankato 13340136192792.09%
Eagle Lake2422299257023.53%
Lake Crystal25492498-51-2.00%
Mapleton17561706-50-2.85%
Madison Lake1026114111511.21%
St. Clair868834-34-3.92%
Minnesota Lake 687657-30-4.37%
Good Thunder583571-12-2.06%
Amboy534513-21-3.93%
Vernon Center332325-7-2.11%
Skyline295294-1-0.34%
Pemberton247244-3-1.21%
Data Sources
  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