Steele County, Minnesota Population 2018

Steele County, Minnesota's estimated population is 36,887 with a growth rate of 0.50% 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
201736,612-275-0.75%
201736,8871840.50%
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
White33,268
Some Other Race1,220
Black or African American1,196
Asian445
Two or More Races406
American Indian and Alaska Native70
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Steele County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Steele County, Minnesota Median Age

39.3


Total

37.8


Male

40.3


Female

Steele County, Minnesota Adults

There are 27,363 adults, (5,941 of whom are seniors) in Steele County, Minnesota.

Steele County, Minnesota Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Steele County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

18,387

50.22%

Male

18,225

49.78%

Steele County, Minnesota Households and Families

Steele County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Steele County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
Male82.7%17.3%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
Female51.3%48.7%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Steele County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4502.576.5
Married7,9973.0790
Non Family4,7181.259.1
Female1,1753.4351.3
Male5603.2382.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade7633.12%
9th to 12th Grade1,0844.43%
High School Graduate8,57335.03%
Some College5,41022.10%
Associates Degree2,62510.73%
Bachelors Degree4,27517.47%
Graduate Degree1,7457.13%

Steele County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,42921,2375,791
Hispanic1,19269082
Other Race63135349
Black483346
Asian20219572
Multiple Races15814975
Native American3737
Islander11

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 47.47%.

Steele County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,744$45,911$33,308
Less Than High School$30,969$32,094$21,071
High School Grad$33,585$40,455$26,052
Some College$37,763$45,679$30,633
Bachelors Degree$54,417$73,060$45,503
Graduate Degree$63,232$71,071$61,203

$40,744

Average Earnings

$45,911

Average Male

$33,308

Average Female

Steele County, Minnesota Language

Steele County, Minnesota Language by Age

Steele County, Minnesota Language

91.86% of Steele County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 8.14% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,4372,1976.99%
Hispanic2,70768525.30%
Black1,15561753.42%
Other1,22047538.93%
Multiple3997919.80%
Native664263.64%
Asian43730.69%

9.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.12%

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 0.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.11%.

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.01%
High School11.72%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.71%
Male Unemployed15.48%
Female Employed4.92%
Male Employed3.45%

Steele County, Minnesota Income

Steele County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,882$74,342
Families$76,181$88,774
Married Families$84,617$
Non Families$32,896$40,618

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

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

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race


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

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by War

2,512

Number of Veterans

2,399

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam865
Second Gulf War370
First Gulf War314
Korea307
World War II130

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+736
65 to 74642
55 to 64440
35 to 54405
18 to 34289

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3369.18%
2 or More9949.75%
Black6610.26%
Hispanic483.13%
Indian1129.73%

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steele County, Minnesota Employment Status

Steele County, Minnesota Employment by Age

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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