Dakota County Population 2018

Dakota County's estimated population is 421,751 with a growth rate of 1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dakota County is the 3rd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017421,7514,3301.04%
2016417,4213,3010.80%
2015414,1202,2750.55%
2014411,8453,7070.91%
2013408,1383,3890.84%
2012404,7492,9500.73%
2011401,7992,6090.65%
2010399,190123,96345.04%
1990275,22780,94841.67%
1980194,27954,47138.96%
1970139,80861,50578.55%
196078,30329,28459.74%
195049,0199,35923.60%
194039,6605,06814.65%
193034,5925,62519.42%
192028,9673,79615.08%
191025,1713,43815.82%
190021,7331,4937.38%
189020,2402,84916.38%
188017,3911,0796.61%
187016,3127,21979.39%
18609,0938,5091457.02%
18505840.00%

Dakota County Population Growth

Population Data via

Dakota County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White355,42584.27%
Black or African American24,6745.85%
Asian20,1334.77%
Two or More Races11,5232.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2550.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2890.07%

Dakota County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k Male Population0k5k10k15k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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