Aitkin, Minnesota Population 2020

1,993

Aitkin is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,993, it is the 258th largest city in Minnesota and the 7624th largest city in the United States. Aitkin is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -7.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,165 in 2010. Aitkin reached it's highest population of 2,134 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Aitkin has a population density of 771 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aitkin is $40,141 with a poverty rate of 22.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $615 per month, and the median house value is $111,600. The median age in Aitkin is 42.1 years, 35.3 years for males, and 50.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.4 males.

Aitkin Demographics

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

  • White: 95.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.88%
  • Native American: 1.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aitkin, Minnesota is 1,993, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,001.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,165.

Aitkin, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,18495.71%
Two or More Races431.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native261.14%
Asian140.61%
Black or African American140.61%
Some Other Race10.04%

Aitkin Population Pyramid 2020

Aitkin Median Age

42.1


Total

35.3


Male

50.6


Female

Aitkin Adults

There are 1,750 adults, (652 of whom are seniors) in Aitkin.

Aitkin Age Dependency

107.8

Age Dependency Ratio

59.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Aitkin Sex Ratio

Female

1,150

50.39%

Male

1,132

49.61%

Aitkin Households and Families

Aitkin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aitkin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
All49.7%50.3%
Female40.4%59.6%
Non Family36.8%63.2%
Male35.4%64.6%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0581.9649.7
Non Family5111.0936.8
Married3212.6177.9
Female1612.8440.4
Male653.435.4

2.59

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aitkin Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade925.87%
9th to 12th Grade16910.79%
High School Graduate56035.76%
Some College30719.60%
Associates Degree17311.05%
Bachelors Degree19612.52%
Graduate Degree694.41%

Aitkin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4881,244263
Native American2624
Multiple Races26262
Hispanic15
Black1111

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 17.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,507$31,107$20,486
Less Than High School$25,000$25,188$
High School Grad$14,138$$14,569
Some College$32,283$44,803$19,934
Bachelors Degree$40,647$31,964$40,978
Graduate Degree$52,500$52,500$

$25,507

Average Earnings

$31,107

Average Male

$20,486

Average Female

Aitkin Language

Aitkin Language by Age

Aitkin Language

98.03% of Aitkin residents speak only English, while 1.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Aitkin Poverty

Aitkin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,95745223.10%
Hispanic761519.74%
Multiple36411.11%

22.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.59%

Male Poverty Rate

28.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aitkin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aitkin is White, with 23.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aitkin is Multiple, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.84%
High School33.75%
Some College16.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.83%
Female Employed12.32%
Male Employed6.25%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Aitkin Income

Aitkin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,000$40,141
Families$42,235$47,608
Married Families$50,284-
Non Families$16,685$26,348

Aitkin Marital Status

Aitkin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Aitkin Married by Age and Sex

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

Aitkin Veterans

173

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea55
World War II35
Vietnam29
First Gulf War16
Second Gulf War2

$Aitkin Veterans by Education

16.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aitkin Employment Status

48.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Aitkin Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.53%

Born in Minnesota

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.34% of Aitkin residents were born in the United States, with 78.53% having been born in Minnesota. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,993-4-0.20%
20191,997-4-0.20%
20182,001-5-0.25%
20172,006-4-0.20%
20162,010-25-1.23%
20152,035-18-0.88%
20142,053-12-0.58%
20132,065-25-1.20%
20122,090-26-1.23%
20112,116-18-0.84%
20102,1340.00%