Otter Tail County, Minnesota Population 2018

Otter Tail County, Minnesota's estimated population is 58,345 with a growth rate of 1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Otter Tail County, Minnesota is the 17th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201758,3456511.13%
201657,694-287-0.49%
201657,9813820.66%
201557,599780.14%
201457,521170.03%
201357,5042840.50%
201257,220-59-0.10%
201157,279-14-0.02%
201057,2936,57912.97%
199050,714-1,223-2.35%
198051,9375,84012.67%
197046,097-2,863-5.85%
196048,960-2,360-4.60%
195051,320-1,872-3.52%
194053,1922,1864.29%
193051,0061880.37%
192050,8184,78210.39%
191046,0366611.46%
190045,37511,14332.55%
189034,23215,55783.30%
188018,67516,707848.93%
18701,9681,728720.00%
18602400.00%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White55,163
Black or African American782
Two or More Races710
Some Other Race449
Asian377
American Indian and Alaska Native206
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Otter Tail 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

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Median Age

46.8


Total

45.4


Male

48.1


Female

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Adults

There are 45,290 adults, (12,866 of which are seniors) in Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

28,700

49.75%

Male

28,994

50.25%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Households and Families

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.1%6.9%
Male78.8%21.2%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female54.3%45.7%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,9622.3678.7
Married13,7042.8993.1
Non Family7,8201.1558.5
Female1,6333.3354.3
Male8053.0878.8

2.89

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Households

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Education

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2202.97%
9th to 12th Grade2,1825.31%
High School Graduate12,60830.66%
Some College9,74623.70%
Associates Degree5,47113.31%
Bachelors Degree6,94216.88%
Graduate Degree2,9507.17%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,40936,4969,652
Hispanic851572115
Black28316655
Multiple Races27123935
Other Race211962
Asian20114527
Native American14113418
Islander441

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 25.00%.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,864$40,355$26,636
Less Than High School$22,141$23,774$21,273
High School Grad$29,407$35,190$21,042
Some College$32,314$40,723$26,836
Bachelors Degree$42,356$54,517$34,453
Graduate Degree$54,353$66,905$49,838

$32,864

Average Earnings

$40,355

Average Male

$26,636

Average Female

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Language

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Language by Age

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Language

95.76% of Otter Tail County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Poverty

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White53,0474,6198.71%
Black71346965.78%
Hispanic1,77619611.04%
Multiple69812517.91%
Native1825831.87%
Asian369267.05%
Islander7685.71%
Other44130.68%

9.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.74%

Male Poverty Rate

10.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Otter Tail County, Minnesota is Islander, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otter Tail County, Minnesota is Other, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.66%.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.72%
High School9.92%
Some College7.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.63%
Male Unemployed22.60%
Female Employed5.06%
Male Employed3.55%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Income

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,351$67,486
Families$66,311$80,988
Married Families$72,670$87,537
Non Families$28,216$37,192

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Marital Status

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Otter Tail 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.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Veterans

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Veterans by War

4,634

Number of Veterans

4,467

Male Veterans

167

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,915
Korea705
First Gulf War480
World War II363
Second Gulf War236

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,565
65 to 741,382
55 to 64932
35 to 54626
18 to 34129

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,56010.41%
Hispanic625.75%
Indian4727.65%
2 or More133.92%
Other114.03%
Black20.43%
Asian10.41%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Employment Status

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Employment by Age

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fergus Falls13138134192812.14%
Wadena 40884134461.13%
Perham2979330032110.78%
Pelican Rapids2462247190.37%
New York Mills11991227282.34%
Parkers Prairie10111006-5-0.49%
Battle Lake875888131.49%
Henning802799-3-0.37%
Ottertail572611396.82%
Rothsay 493483-10-2.03%
Underwood34134761.76%
Vergas331346154.53%
Deer Creek32232420.62%
Dalton25325520.79%
Bluffton20721141.93%
Dent19219310.52%
Elizabeth17317410.58%
Erhard14814910.68%
Clitherall11211421.79%
Richville969711.04%
Vining787911.28%
Urbank545400.00%
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