Steele County, Minnesota Population 2018

Steele County, Minnesota's estimated population is 36,887 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Steele County, Minnesota is the 28th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201736,8873460.95%
201636,541-162-0.44%
201636,703820.22%
201536,6211320.36%
201436,4891270.35%
201336,362550.15%
201236,307-259-0.71%
201136,566730.20%
201036,4935,76418.76%
199030,7294011.32%
198030,3283,39712.61%
197026,9311,9027.60%
196025,0293,87418.31%
195021,1551,4067.12%
194019,7491,2746.90%
193018,4754142.29%
192018,0611,91511.86%
191016,146-378-2.29%
190016,5243,29224.88%
189013,2327726.20%
188012,4604,18950.65%
18708,2715,408188.89%
18602,8630.00%

Steele County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,101
Some Other Race1,363
Black or African American1,079
Two or More Races510
Asian433
American Indian and Alaska Native50
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Steele 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

Steele County, Minnesota Median Age

39.5


Total

38.3


Male

40.3


Female

Steele County, Minnesota Adults

There are 27,223 adults, (5,773 of which are seniors) in Steele County, Minnesota.

Steele County, Minnesota Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Steele County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

18,468

50.54%

Male

18,073

49.46%

Steele County, Minnesota Households and Families

Steele County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Steele County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
Male80.6%19.4%
All76%24%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female45.1%54.9%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Steele County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,3542.5176
Married7,9043.0789.8
Non Family4,6681.1960.2
Female1,2053.5145.1
Male5773.3880.6

3.06

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Steele County, Minnesota Households

Steele County, Minnesota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7242.97%
9th to 12th Grade1,1334.64%
High School Graduate8,69535.65%
Some College5,36121.98%
Associates Degree2,4339.97%
Bachelors Degree4,43218.17%
Graduate Degree1,6146.62%

Steele County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,47521,1975,804
Hispanic1,13070083
Other Race68040449
Black428307
Asian20519798
Multiple Races15213561
Native American2320

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.80%.

Steele County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,542$45,119$32,093
Less Than High School$28,607$31,339$21,505
High School Grad$32,857$40,065$25,771
Some College$36,894$45,288$29,540
Bachelors Degree$52,108$67,837$42,202
Graduate Degree$62,246$75,152$59,561

$39,542

Average Earnings

$45,119

Average Male

$32,093

Average Female

Steele County, Minnesota Language

Steele County, Minnesota Language by Age

Steele County, Minnesota Language

92.22% of Steele County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 7.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.14% of the population.

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,5372,1336.76%
Hispanic2,61962823.98%
Black1,03351750.05%
Other1,36341530.45%
Multiple50210019.92%
Native442863.64%
Asian425255.88%

9.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.10%

Male Poverty Rate

11.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Steele County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Steele County, Minnesota is Native, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Steele County, Minnesota is Asian, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.83%.

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.35%
High School10.27%
Some College7.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.00%
Male Unemployed16.05%
Female Employed5.70%
Male Employed2.82%

Steele County, Minnesota Income

Steele County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,141$71,485
Families$73,832$85,076
Married Families$81,053$94,785
Non Families$31,558$39,127

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Steele County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Steele 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 45To54.

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by War

2,565

Number of Veterans

2,452

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam919
Korea336
Second Gulf War320
First Gulf War302
World War II150

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+705
65 to 74663
55 to 64491
35 to 54442
18 to 34264

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4249.56%
2 or More7440.88%
Black599.95%
Hispanic402.73%
Indian834.78%

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steele County, Minnesota Employment Status

Steele County, Minnesota Employment by Age

69%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Steele County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Steele County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Steele County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Owatonna25602257731710.67%
Blooming Prairie 19961987-9-0.45%
Medford12391256171.37%
Ellendale691690-1-0.14%
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