Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population 2019

Cottonwood County, Minnesota's estimated population is 11,277 with a growth rate of -0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cottonwood County, Minnesota is the 63rd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,2770.00%
201711,277-99-0.87%
201611,376-50-0.44%
201511,426-80-0.70%
201411,506-48-0.42%
201311,554-19-0.16%
201211,573-139-1.19%
201111,712-2-0.02%
201011,714-980-7.72%
199012,694-2,160-14.54%
198014,854-33-0.22%
197014,887-1,279-7.91%
196016,1664032.56%
195015,763-380-2.35%
194016,1431,3619.21%
193014,7822121.46%
192014,5701,91915.17%
191012,6515824.82%
190012,0694,65762.83%
18907,4121,87933.96%
18805,5334,999936.14%
18705345224350.00%
1860120.00%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,304
Some Other Race455
Asian325
Two or More Races191
Black or African American73
American Indian and Alaska Native60
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2019

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Median Age

43.3


Total

42.1


Male

45


Female

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Adults

There are 8,694 adults, (2,538 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

5,777

50.51%

Male

5,660

49.49%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Households and Families

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All77.4%22.6%
Male73.6%26.4%
Non Family66%34%
Female55.8%44.2%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8372.377.4
Married2,5522.9688.4
Non Family1,7001.166
Female3732.9855.8
Male2122.9273.6

2.85

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3564.51%
9th to 12th Grade4135.24%
High School Graduate2,80535.56%
Some College1,96424.90%
Associates Degree7379.34%
Bachelors Degree1,21215.37%
Graduate Degree4015.08%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,1806,6391,549
Hispanic35922816
Asian22414341
Other Race201141
Black5756
Native American3329
Multiple Races30307
Islander15

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 23.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,478$41,433$26,289
Less Than High School$26,071$28,239$
High School Grad$27,794$33,125$22,579
Some College$32,191$43,625$25,707
Bachelors Degree$46,810$54,196$34,306
Graduate Degree$56,728$58,750$55,625

$32,478

Average Earnings

$41,433

Average Male

$26,289

Average Female

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language by Age

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language

91.87% of Cottonwood County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 8.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.19% of the population.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Poverty

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,7121,08011.12%
Hispanic80645856.82%
Other45532571.43%
Asian32513541.54%
Multiple1802815.56%
Native562646.43%
Black672435.82%
Islander29413.79%

15.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota is Other, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota is White, with 11.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.49%
High School14.64%
Some College12.00%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.30%
Female Unemployed43.55%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed4.62%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Income

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,524$63,857
Families$63,326$77,497
Married Families$72,128-
Non Families$29,238$35,922

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Cottonwood 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 55-64.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans

731

Number of Veterans

695

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam346
Korea112
World War II62
First Gulf War60
Second Gulf War43

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7289.07%
Hispanic235.44%
Black23.51%
Asian10.40%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

12.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Cottonwood County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Windom46354519-116-2.50%
Mountain Lake21072102-5-0.24%
Westbrook739722-17-2.30%
Comfrey 384373-11-2.86%
Jeffers369352-17-4.61%
Storden219215-4-1.83%
Bingham Lake12612821.59%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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