Aitkin, Minnesota Population 2022

1,955
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Aitkin is a city located in Aitkin County Minnesota. Aitkin has a 2020 population of 1,955. It is also the county seat of Aitkin County. Aitkin is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -8.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,131 in 2010.

The average household income in Aitkin is $44,238 with a poverty rate of 20.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $133,000. The median age in Aitkin is 43.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Aitkin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aitkinwas:

  • White: 97.87%
  • Two or more races: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Aitkin, Minnesota is 1,955 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,955.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,131.

Aitkin, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,20597.87%
Black or African American160.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.67%
Two or More Races170.75%
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Aitkin Population by Race

Aitkin Population Pyramid 2022

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Aitkin Median Age

44.9


Total

33.4


Male

53.2


Female

Aitkin Adults

There are 1,760 adults, (717 of whom are seniors) in Aitkin.

Aitkin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

68.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Aitkin Sex Ratio

Female

1,174

52.11%

Male

1,079

47.89%

Aitkin Population by Age

Aitkin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aitkin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
Female63.5%36.5%
Male61.1%38.9%
All57.2%42.8%
Non Family40.9%59.1%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aitkin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0132.0257.2
Married3452.8877.1
Male181.5661.1
Female1592.9763.5
Non Family4911.1240.9

2.78

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Aitkin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade734.83%
9th to 12th Grade1358.93%
High School Graduate49732.89%
Some College27518.20%
Associates Degree19012.57%
Bachelors Degree26417.47%
Graduate Degree775.10%
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Aitkin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aitkin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4741,281341
Black99
Native American88
2+ Races55
Hispanic15

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.13%.

Aitkin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,512$46,875$30,833
Less Than 9th Grade$$$33,304
High School Graduate$18,523$$22,981
Some College$45,605$51,087$18,977
Bachelors Degree$44,519$44,688$44,489
Graduate Degree$63,382$63,636$

$38,512

Average Earnings

$46,875

Average Male

$30,833

Average Female

Aitkin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aitkin Language by Age

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Aitkin Language

98.37% of Aitkin residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Aitkin Language

Aitkin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,04240819.98%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1515100.00%

20.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.16%

Male Poverty Rate

23.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aitkin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aitkin is White, with 19.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aitkin is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.56%.

Aitkin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.75%
High School23.63%
Some College23.71%
Bachelors or Greater6.84%

Aitkin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.26%
Male Unemployed39.13%
Female Employed10.28%
Female Unemployed24.00%

Aitkin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aitkin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,841$43,812
Families$42,778$52,368
Married Families$62,875-
Non Families$20,083$30,885
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Income by Household Type

Aitkin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Aitkin Married by Age and Sex

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Aitkin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Aitkin Marital Status by Race

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Aitkin Marital Status

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140

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War24
Vietnam26
Korea34
World War II38

Aitkin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 5416
55 to 6421
65 to 7426
75+68

Aitkin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1408.12%
Hispanic15100.00%

Aitkin Veterans by Race

Aitkin Veterans by Education

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29.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aitkin Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Aitkin Employment by Age

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Aitkin Employment by Race

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Aitkin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.65%

Born in Aitkin

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Aitkin residents were born in the United States, with 76.65% having been born in Minnesota. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Aitkin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,1310.00%
20112,113-18-0.84%
20122,088-25-1.18%
20132,061-27-1.29%
20142,049-12-0.58%
20152,032-17-0.83%
20162,007-25-1.23%
20171,999-8-0.40%
20181,995-4-0.20%
20191,985-10-0.50%
20201,975-10-0.50%
20211,965-10-0.51%
20221,955-10-0.51%

Aitkin Population by Year