Houston County, Minnesota Population 2018

Houston County, Minnesota's estimated population is 18,660 with a growth rate of -0.70% 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
201718,660-131-0.70%
201618,791720.38%
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
White18,267
Two or More Races283
Black or African American87
Asian76
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Some Other Race34
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Houston County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Houston County, Minnesota Median Age

45.4


Total

43.9


Male

46.8


Female

Houston County, Minnesota Adults

There are 14,751 adults, (3,721 of which are seniors) in Houston County, Minnesota.

Houston County, Minnesota Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

9,401

50.03%

Male

9,390

49.97%

Houston County, Minnesota Households and Families

Houston County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Houston County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All80.8%19.2%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
Male66.3%33.7%
Female61.6%38.4%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9892.3280.8
Married4,4062.8593
Non Family2,5881.1766.8
Female6573.0661.6
Male3382.8266.3

2.81

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.3%

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 Grade2882.15%
9th to 12th Grade5694.25%
High School Graduate4,53333.84%
Some College3,03722.67%
Associates Degree1,94514.52%
Bachelors Degree2,17716.25%
Graduate Degree8456.31%

Houston County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,05012,2302,938
Multiple Races89715
Hispanic85859
Black71525
Asian686854
Native American29297
Other Race28287

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 79.41%.

Houston County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,444$43,118$28,993
Less Than High School$27,237$33,542$5,875
High School Grad$30,628$38,871$22,039
Some College$35,117$42,908$26,800
Bachelors Degree$47,681$59,563$43,464
Graduate Degree$55,400$59,219$53,021

$36,444

Average Earnings

$43,118

Average Male

$28,993

Average Female

Houston County, Minnesota Language

Houston County, Minnesota Language by Age

Houston County, Minnesota Language

98.07% of Houston County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8861,6749.36%
Hispanic16810964.88%
Multiple2828229.08%
Black662537.88%
Native392051.28%
Other3026.67%

10.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.56%

Male Poverty Rate

11.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Minnesota is Hispanic, with 64.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Minnesota is Other, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.08%.

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.20%
High School9.58%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.59%
Male Unemployed42.53%
Female Employed4.86%
Male Employed4.56%

Houston County, Minnesota Income

Houston County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,550$67,342
Families$67,286$79,760
Married Families$75,421$
Non Families$30,500$38,400

Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status

Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by War

1,522

Number of Veterans

1,472

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam704
Korea156
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War97
World War II62

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74465
75+380
55 to 64347
35 to 54266
18 to 3464

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,47310.21%
2 or More3126.05%
Indian1034.48%
Asian45.41%
Black45.63%

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

6.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Minnesota Employment Status

Houston County, Minnesota Employment by Age

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4%

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