Pennington County, Minnesota Population 2018

Pennington County, Minnesota's estimated population is 14,238 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pennington County, Minnesota is the 58th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,238820.58%
201614,156-95-0.67%
201614,25130.02%
201514,2481350.96%
201414,113-21-0.15%
201314,134220.16%
201214,112480.34%
201114,064970.69%
201013,9676614.97%
199013,306-1,952-12.79%
198015,2581,99215.02%
197013,2667986.40%
196012,468-497-3.83%
195012,965520.40%
194012,9132,42623.13%
193010,487-1,604-13.27%
192012,0912,71528.96%
19109,3760.00%

Pennington County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,268
Two or More Races238
Black or African American234
American Indian and Alaska Native209
Asian108
Some Other Race57
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander42

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

Pennington 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

Pennington County, Minnesota Median Age

39.6


Total

36.9


Male

41


Female

Pennington County, Minnesota Adults

There are 10,886 adults, (2,364 of which are seniors) in Pennington County, Minnesota.

Pennington County, Minnesota Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pennington County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

7,035

49.70%

Male

7,121

50.30%

Pennington County, Minnesota Households and Families

Pennington County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pennington County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.2%6.8%
All73.2%26.8%
Male61.7%38.3%
Female58.6%41.4%
Non Family55.5%44.5%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pennington County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9232.3573.2
Married2,6743.0693.2
Non Family2,3621.1855.5
Female5613.3558.6
Male3263.2461.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pennington County, Minnesota Households

Pennington County, Minnesota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3023.12%
9th to 12th Grade5205.37%
High School Graduate3,49236.04%
Some College2,39524.72%
Associates Degree1,29613.37%
Bachelors Degree1,26813.09%
Graduate Degree4174.30%

Pennington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0548,3611,623
Hispanic1941138
Native American1501259
Black1481466
Multiple Races101837
Asian574917
Other Race292919
Islander332

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 66.67%.

Pennington County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,338$40,711$30,058
Less Than High School$20,379$22,273$19,250
High School Grad$30,214$33,643$20,417
Some College$36,131$42,024$30,793
Bachelors Degree$45,870$56,544$40,080
Graduate Degree$54,688$68,750$46,750

$34,338

Average Earnings

$40,711

Average Male

$30,058

Average Female

Pennington County, Minnesota Language

Pennington County, Minnesota Language by Age

Pennington County, Minnesota Language

95.93% of Pennington County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7071,1008.66%
Multiple2285725.00%
Native1792413.41%
Hispanic468214.49%
Asian1081614.81%
Black21294.25%

8.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.84%

Male Poverty Rate

9.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota is Black, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.03%.

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.08%
High School10.53%
Some College5.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.22%
Female Unemployed22.50%
Female Employed3.89%
Male Employed3.59%

Pennington County, Minnesota Income

Pennington County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,156$63,141
Families$66,594$75,011
Married Families$77,685$
Non Families$30,650$39,489

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Pennington 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.

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by War

1,035

Number of Veterans

984

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam423
Korea120
Second Gulf War113
First Gulf War86
World War II47

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74360
75+237
55 to 64192
35 to 54182
18 to 3464

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9379.08%
Black7548.39%
Indian1810.71%
2 or More43.10%
Hispanic10.36%
Other13.33%

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Employment Status

Pennington County, Minnesota Employment by Age

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Pennington County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pennington County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Thief River Falls860887961882.18%
St. Hilaire279277-2-0.72%
Goodridge13213200.00%
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