Blue Earth County, Minnesota Population 2018

Blue Earth County, Minnesota's estimated population is 66,973 with a growth rate of 2.21% 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
201766,9731,4492.21%
201665,524-720-1.09%
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
White60,046
Black or African American2,166
Two or More Races1,397
Asian1,347
Some Other Race297
American Indian and Alaska Native263
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Median Age

30.5


Total

29.7


Male

31.2


Female

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Adults

There are 52,681 adults, (8,387 of which are seniors) in Blue Earth County, Minnesota.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Age Dependency

48

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

32,545

49.67%

Male

32,979

50.33%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Households and Families

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

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All63%37%
Male55.5%44.5%
Female47%53%
Non Family39.5%60.5%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,0812.4663
Married11,4643.0188.2
Non Family10,6981.6739.5
Female1,8693.2347
Male1,0503.0855.5

2.94

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

8.3%

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 Grade6151.62%
9th to 12th Grade1,5794.16%
High School Graduate10,80328.47%
Some College8,46622.31%
Associates Degree4,46611.77%
Bachelors Degree8,06521.26%
Graduate Degree3,94910.41%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,36433,66511,231
Black823667165
Hispanic806627191
Asian596449280
Multiple Races325301113
Native American11911959
Other Race1019020
Islander88

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 49.58%.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,559$41,970$30,306
Less Than High School$28,239$36,383$23,256
High School Grad$30,559$36,052$22,158
Some College$33,519$42,143$27,247
Bachelors Degree$42,858$50,819$36,901
Graduate Degree$60,726$70,270$52,156

$36,559

Average Earnings

$41,970

Average Male

$30,306

Average Female

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Language

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Language by Age

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Language

93.59% of Blue Earth County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 6.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Poverty

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,6448,86715.94%
Black1,9551,00251.25%
Hispanic1,83166336.21%
Multiple1,29650939.27%
Asian1,22432426.47%
Other26410539.77%
Native2525622.22%

18.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.38%

Male Poverty Rate

19.15%

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 51.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Earth County, Minnesota is White, with 15.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.29%.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.84%
High School11.26%
Some College8.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.51%
Male Unemployed28.81%
Female Employed19.54%
Male Employed12.92%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Income

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,119$69,198
Families$74,537$87,699
Married Families$81,731$99,119
Non Families$28,896$41,866

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Marital Status

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

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

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans by War

3,909

Number of Veterans

3,654

Male Veterans

255

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,337
Second Gulf War767
First Gulf War542
Korea421
World War II230

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+938
65 to 74914
35 to 54768
55 to 64686
18 to 34603

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8307.83%
Hispanic755.55%
Black261.80%
2 or More242.98%
Asian201.85%
Other83.70%
Indian10.54%

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Employment Status

Blue Earth County, Minnesota Employment by Age

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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