Pennington County, Minnesota Population 2019

Pennington County, Minnesota's estimated population is 14,238 with a growth rate of -0.09% 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
201714,238-13-0.09%
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
White13,339
American Indian and Alaska Native237
Two or More Races229
Black or African American223
Asian129
Some Other Race38
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

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

Pennington County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Pennington County, Minnesota Median Age

39.5


Total

37.5


Male

41.2


Female

Pennington County, Minnesota Adults

There are 10,922 adults, (2,448 of whom are seniors) in Pennington County, Minnesota.

Pennington County, Minnesota Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pennington County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

7,082

49.88%

Male

7,115

50.12%

Pennington County, Minnesota Households and Families

Pennington County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Pennington County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All73.6%26.4%
Male71.4%28.6%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Female56.1%43.9%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pennington County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8832.3773.6
Married2,7443.0191.3
Non Family2,2881.1857.3
Female6173.4856.1
Male2343.6271.4

3.02

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade2732.80%
9th to 12th Grade4624.74%
High School Graduate3,63537.31%
Some College2,21122.69%
Associates Degree1,34313.78%
Bachelors Degree1,42314.61%
Graduate Degree3964.06%

Pennington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,1218,5151,754
Hispanic18110427
Black1581566
Native American13710810
Multiple Races90717
Asian676314
Other Race16166
Islander221

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 50.00%.

Pennington County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,261$41,125$31,378
Less Than High School$23,288$26,122$20,833
High School Grad$30,808$35,032$21,058
Some College$37,137$42,083$31,630
Bachelors Degree$46,682$58,438$43,431
Graduate Degree$54,643$63,875$52,679

$36,261

Average Earnings

$41,125

Average Male

$31,378

Average Female

Pennington County, Minnesota Language

Pennington County, Minnesota Language by Age

Pennington County, Minnesota Language

96.05% of Pennington County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7301,33310.47%
Hispanic4925110.37%
Multiple2163214.81%
Native2102310.95%
Asian12986.20%
Black20531.46%

10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.84%

Male Poverty Rate

12.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 14.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota is Black, with 1.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.62%.

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.50%
High School10.55%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.01%
Female Unemployed22.00%
Female Employed5.28%
Male Employed3.68%

Pennington County, Minnesota Income

Pennington County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,893$66,588
Families$69,025$80,362
Married Families$81,526$
Non Families$31,149$40,252

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race


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

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by War

1,077

Number of Veterans

1,038

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam431
Second Gulf War152
Korea119
First Gulf War84
World War II41

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74365
75+254
55 to 64195
35 to 54175
18 to 3488

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9859.48%
Black7747.83%
Indian106.62%
2 or More32.50%
Hispanic20.69%
Other211.11%

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Employment Status

Pennington County, Minnesota Employment by Age

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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