Aitkin, Minnesota Population 2021

1,965
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Aitkin is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,965, it is the 260th largest city in Minnesota and the 7693rd largest city in the United States. Aitkin is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -9.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,165 in 2010. Aitkin reached it's highest population of 2,131 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Aitkin has a population density of 760 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aitkin is $44,238 with a poverty rate of 19.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $121,400. The median age in Aitkin is 43.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 51.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.4 males.

Aitkin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aitkin was:

  • White: 94.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Native American: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.69%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aitkin, Minnesota is 1,965, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,995.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,165.

Aitkin, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,20794.72%
Two or More Races703.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.94%
Black or African American160.69%
Asian130.56%
Some Other Race20.09%
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Aitkin Population by Race

Aitkin Population Pyramid 2021

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Aitkin Median Age

43.8


Total

35.2


Male

51.8


Female

Aitkin Adults

There are 1,803 adults, (701 of whom are seniors) in Aitkin.

Aitkin Age Dependency

111.4

Age Dependency Ratio

63.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Aitkin Sex Ratio

Female

1,140

48.93%

Male

1,190

51.07%

Aitkin Population by Age

Aitkin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aitkin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.8%26.2%
All50.2%49.8%
Female40.4%59.6%
Male38.6%61.4%
Non Family37.3%62.7%

50.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aitkin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0821.9650.2
Non Family5101.0637.3
Married3672.6973.8
Female1612.8340.4
Male443.0538.6

2.61

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

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Aitkin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade754.72%
9th to 12th Grade1529.56%
High School Graduate57436.10%
Some College26916.92%
Associates Degree19512.26%
Bachelors Degree24315.28%
Graduate Degree825.16%
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Aitkin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aitkin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4961,283321
Multiple Races50504
Native American1818
Hispanic14
Black1212

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 21.46%.

Aitkin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,544$43,269$21,902
Less Than High School$20,000$20,000$
High School Grad$20,357$$20,286
Some College$44,048$49,792$19,519
Bachelors Degree$43,472$41,750$43,864
Graduate Degree$62,039$73,750$

$31,544

Average Earnings

$43,269

Average Male

$21,902

Average Female

Aitkin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aitkin Language by Age

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Aitkin Language

98.09% of Aitkin residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Aitkin Language

Aitkin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,00039819.90%
Hispanic651421.54%
Multiple5946.78%

19.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.77%

Male Poverty Rate

22.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aitkin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aitkin is Hispanic, with 21.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aitkin is Multiple, with 6.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.84%.

Aitkin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.08%
High School24.85%
Some College18.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%

Aitkin Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.05%
Female Unemployed11.54%
Female Employed10.27%
Male Employed2.88%

Aitkin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aitkin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,294$44,238
Families$43,796$52,189
Married Families$54,044-
Non Families$17,391$29,163
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Income by Household Type

Aitkin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Aitkin Marital Status by Race

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Aitkin Marital Status

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134

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea37
World War II35
First Gulf War26
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War7

Aitkin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+78
35 to 5426
65 to 7416
55 to 6414
18 to 34

Aitkin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1347.87%
Hispanic1470.00%

Aitkin Veterans by Race

Aitkin Veterans by Education

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19.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aitkin Veterans by Education

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46.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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77.55%

Born in Minnesota

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Aitkin residents were born in the United States, with 77.55% having been born in Minnesota. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Aitkin Place of Birth

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

Aitkin Population by Year