Dakota County Population 2017

Dakota County's estimated population is 417,486 with a growth rate of 0.77% 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
2016417,4863,1870.77%
2015414,2992,3200.56%
2014411,9793,6280.89%
2013408,3513,4580.85%
2012404,8932,9240.73%
2011401,9692,7320.68%
2010399,237124,01045.06%
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

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Dakota County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White355,42585.13%
Black or African American24,6745.91%
Asian20,1334.82%
Two or More Races11,5232.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2550.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2890.07%

Dakota County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Dakota County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lakeville5599961938593910.61%
Burnsville602766129010141.68%
Inver Grove Heights340013507710763.16%
Rosemount218742391120379.31%
Farmington210842265615727.46%
Hastings22174226024281.93%
Randolph436447112.52%
Vermillion41942451.19%
Mendota20621152.43%
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