Meeker County, Minnesota Population 2019

Meeker County, Minnesota's estimated population is 23,131 with a growth rate of 0.14% 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
201723,131320.14%
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
White22,485
Two or More Races244
Black or African American173
Some Other Race82
Asian75
American Indian and Alaska Native34
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Meeker County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Meeker County, Minnesota Median Age

42.2


Total

41.9


Male

42.7


Female

Meeker County, Minnesota Adults

There are 17,451 adults, (4,255 of whom are seniors) in Meeker County, Minnesota.

Meeker County, Minnesota Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Meeker County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

11,408

49.37%

Male

11,697

50.63%

Meeker County, Minnesota Households and Families

Meeker County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Meeker County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All78.7%21.3%
Male70.8%29.2%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female55.1%44.9%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meeker County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1642.4878.7
Married5,2053.0492
Non Family2,9431.1960.8
Female5443.3155.1
Male4723.4170.8

3

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.2%

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 Grade4753.00%
9th to 12th Grade7474.72%
High School Graduate5,73936.30%
Some College3,70323.42%
Associates Degree2,13013.47%
Bachelors Degree2,18013.79%
Graduate Degree8385.30%

Meeker County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,11314,1122,944
Hispanic44223128
Black142101
Multiple Races898411
Asian545035
Other Race4825
Islander1212
Native American12125

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 64.81%.

Meeker County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,360$45,757$27,460
Less Than High School$27,708$31,042$22,361
High School Grad$32,545$39,919$25,179
Some College$35,793$48,625$26,250
Bachelors Degree$51,250$70,208$36,935
Graduate Degree$56,983$59,107$56,528

$36,360

Average Earnings

$45,757

Average Male

$27,460

Average Female

Meeker County, Minnesota Language

Meeker County, Minnesota Language by Age

Meeker County, Minnesota Language

95.82% of Meeker County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,3831,6837.87%
Hispanic86414917.25%
Multiple2405322.08%
Black158106.33%
Native24625.00%
Other8233.66%
Asian7534.00%

8.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota is Native, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota is Other, with 3.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.55%.

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.16%
High School10.41%
Some College5.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.54%

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed10.69%
Male Unemployed10.00%
Female Employed4.49%
Male Employed2.46%

Meeker County, Minnesota Income

Meeker County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,611$72,746
Families$72,210$86,622
Married Families$78,815$94,023
Non Families$30,254$40,102

Meeker County, Minnesota Marital Status

Meeker County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

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


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

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by War

1,663

Number of Veterans

1,561

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam648
Korea230
First Gulf War210
Second Gulf War159
World War II91

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74495
75+484
35 to 54315
55 to 64292
18 to 3477

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5919.34%
Black5438.03%
2 or More1814.40%
Hispanic163.17%

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment Status

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment by Age

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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