Meeker County, Minnesota Population 2018

Meeker County, Minnesota's estimated population is 23,131 with a growth rate of 0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meeker County, Minnesota is the 43rd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,131370.16%
201623,094-5-0.02%
201623,099400.17%
201523,059-79-0.34%
201423,138420.18%
201323,096570.25%
201223,039-156-0.67%
201123,195-135-0.58%
201023,3302,48411.92%
199020,8462521.22%
198020,5941,7849.48%
197018,810-77-0.41%
196018,887-79-0.42%
195018,966-311-1.61%
194019,2771,3637.61%
193017,914-189-1.04%
192018,1031,0816.35%
191017,022-731-4.12%
190017,7532,29714.86%
189015,4563,71731.66%
188011,7395,64992.76%
18706,0905,162556.25%
18609280.00%

Meeker County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,500
Two or More Races214
Black or African American125
Asian88
American Indian and Alaska Native73
Some Other Race71
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander23

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

Meeker County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Meeker County, Minnesota Median Age

42.1


Total

41.8


Male

42.7


Female

Meeker County, Minnesota Adults

There are 17,413 adults, (4,180 of which are seniors) in Meeker County, Minnesota.

Meeker County, Minnesota Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Meeker County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

11,360

49.19%

Male

11,734

50.81%

Meeker County, Minnesota Households and Families

Meeker County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meeker County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
All79.6%20.4%
Male70%30%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female58.3%41.7%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meeker County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1192.4979.6
Married5,2133.0291.9
Non Family2,8391.1962.8
Female5873.4358.3
Male4803.3470

3

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meeker County, Minnesota Households

Meeker County, Minnesota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4743.00%
9th to 12th Grade7975.05%
High School Graduate5,88337.26%
Some College3,53522.39%
Associates Degree2,11813.41%
Bachelors Degree2,15613.65%
Graduate Degree8285.24%

Meeker County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,17814,1402,923
Hispanic40619823
Black102683
Multiple Races57518
Other Race5128
Asian504027
Native American31226
Islander1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 54.00%.

Meeker County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,015$45,572$27,252
Less Than High School$27,667$30,722$21,750
High School Grad$31,514$40,165$23,969
Some College$35,692$47,711$26,593
Bachelors Degree$48,832$70,242$37,850
Graduate Degree$52,094$51,339$55,536

$36,015

Average Earnings

$45,572

Average Male

$27,252

Average Female

Meeker County, Minnesota Language

Meeker County, Minnesota Language by Age

Meeker County, Minnesota Language

96.05% of Meeker County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,4491,8578.66%
Hispanic79920725.91%
Native544175.93%
Multiple2073516.91%
Black11476.14%
Asian8844.55%
Other7122.82%

9.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.86%

Male Poverty Rate

10.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota is Native, with 75.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota is Other, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.24%.

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.82%
High School9.92%
Some College6.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.18%

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.19%
Male Unemployed18.07%
Female Employed4.48%
Male Employed3.32%

Meeker County, Minnesota Income

Meeker County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,574$69,637
Families$69,726$81,843
Married Families$75,550$87,997
Non Families$30,115$39,309

Meeker County, Minnesota Marital Status

Meeker County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Meeker County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Meeker 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.

Meeker County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by War

1,751

Number of Veterans

1,652

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam652
Korea264
First Gulf War202
Second Gulf War165
World War II114

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74522
75+503
35 to 54332
55 to 64302
18 to 3492

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6959.94%
Black3534.31%
2 or More2122.83%
Hispanic81.75%

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment Status

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment by Age

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Meeker County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Litchfield67276648-79-1.17%
Dassel14621425-37-2.53%
Eden Valley 10421035-7-0.67%
Watkins962938-24-2.49%
Grove City633611-22-3.48%
Cosmos473455-18-3.81%
Darwin35035110.29%
Kingston161159-2-1.24%
Cedar Mills4544-1-2.22%
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