Houston County, Minnesota Population 2018

Houston County, Minnesota's estimated population is 18,660 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Minnesota is the 51st largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,709490.26%
201718,660-59-0.32%
201618,719340.18%
201518,685-19-0.10%
201418,704-75-0.40%
201318,779120.06%
201218,767-111-0.59%
201118,878-153-0.80%
201019,0315342.89%
199018,4971150.63%
198018,3828264.70%
197017,5569685.84%
196016,5882,15314.92%
195014,435-300-2.04%
194014,7358906.43%
193013,845-168-1.20%
192014,013-284-1.99%
191014,297-1,103-7.16%
190015,4007475.10%
189014,653-1,679-10.28%
188016,3321,3969.35%
187014,9368,291124.77%
18606,6450.00%

Houston County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,166
Two or More Races236
Black or African American136
Asian94
American Indian and Alaska Native41
Some Other Race34
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

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

Houston County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Houston County, Minnesota Median Age

45.4


Total

44


Male

47.1


Female

Houston County, Minnesota Adults

There are 14,681 adults, (3,734 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Minnesota.

Houston County, Minnesota Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

9,338

49.91%

Male

9,371

50.09%

Houston County, Minnesota Households and Families

Houston County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Houston County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
All80.3%19.7%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
Male64%36%
Female60.8%39.2%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1142.2780.3
Married4,5382.7892.8
Non Family2,5711.1965.4
Female6942.8460.8
Male3112.5964

2.73

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Houston County, Minnesota Households

Houston County, Minnesota Education

Houston County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2732.05%
9th to 12th Grade4943.71%
High School Graduate4,46033.45%
Some College2,93522.01%
Associates Degree2,08115.61%
Bachelors Degree2,19616.47%
Graduate Degree8936.70%

Houston County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,99812,2633,009
Hispanic969610
Multiple Races89738
Black73575
Asian595947
Other Race29298
Native American18186

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 79.66%.

Houston County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,466$45,471$30,151
Less Than High School$28,235$31,875$7,841
High School Grad$31,875$41,775$21,788
Some College$35,567$45,066$27,909
Bachelors Degree$49,069$60,781$44,879
Graduate Degree$56,570$63,958$52,644

$37,466

Average Earnings

$45,471

Average Male

$30,151

Average Female

Houston County, Minnesota Language

Houston County, Minnesota Language by Age

Houston County, Minnesota Language

97.97% of Houston County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7641,3967.86%
Hispanic17811765.73%
Black1185546.61%
Multiple2354920.85%
Native411434.15%
Other3139.68%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.79%

Male Poverty Rate

9.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Minnesota is Hispanic, with 65.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Minnesota is White, with 7.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.94%.

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.55%
High School8.66%
Some College7.32%
Bachelors or Greater1.85%

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.60%
Male Unemployed40.27%
Female Employed4.80%
Male Employed3.81%

Houston County, Minnesota Income

Houston County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,837$69,415
Families$69,113$81,499
Married Families$77,304$89,805
Non Families$32,207$40,457

Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status

Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Houston County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race


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

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by War

1,369

Number of Veterans

1,324

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam651
Korea132
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War105
World War II45

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74511
75+339
55 to 64245
35 to 54190
18 to 3484

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3229.20%
2 or More3027.78%
Indian1035.71%
Asian46.06%
Black33.70%

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Minnesota Employment Status

Houston County, Minnesota Employment by Age

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Houston County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Houston County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
La Crescent 48634822-41-0.84%
Caledonia28682786-82-2.86%
Spring Grove13361296-40-2.99%
Houston97497840.41%
Hokah580559-21-3.62%
Brownsville48949120.41%
Eitzen243260177.00%
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