Appleton, Minnesota Population 2024

1,370

Appleton is a city located in Big Stone County, Chippewa County, Lac qui Parle County, and Swift County Minnesota. Appleton has a 2024 population of 1,370. Appleton is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -1.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,390 in 2020.

The average household income in Appleton is $59,870 with a poverty rate of 21.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Appleton is 51.1 years, 43 years for males, and 56.4 years for females.

Appleton Demographics

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

  • White: 83.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 5.79%
  • Two or more races: 5.72%
  • Black or African American: 3.05%
  • Native American: 1.26%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
731.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.44% (-20)
The current population of Appleton, Minnesota is 1,370 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,390.

Appleton, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,11983.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander785.79%
Two or more races775.72%
Black or African American413.05%
Native American171.26%
Other race141.04%
Asian00%

White

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Appleton Population by Race

Appleton Population Pyramid 2024

Appleton Median Age

51.1

Total

43

Male

56.4

Female

Appleton Adults

There are 1,000 adults, (359 of whom are seniors) in Appleton.

Appleton Age Dependency

110

Age Dependency Ratio

56

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Appleton Sex Ratio

Female63747.33%
Male70952.67%

Appleton Population by Age

Appleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6262.0771.128.9
Non Family3531.0765.234.8
Married1753.2974.925.1
Female843.5283.316.7
Male143.211000

3.29

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Appleton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade616.43%
Associates Degree10410.97%
Bachelors Degree13514.24%
Graduate Degree212.22%
High School Graduate36438.4%
Less Than 9th Grade778.12%
Some College18619.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Appleton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Appleton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White839763149
Islander46137
Hispanic3030
2+ Races20200
Other Race1400
Native American13110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.76%.

Appleton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,375$43,750$60,250
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$34,500$40,750$24,028
Less Than 9th Grade$22,321$21,518$24,107
Overall$27,798$39,500$22,813
Some College$25,455$41,875$17,500

$27,798

Average Earnings

$39,500

Average Male

$22,813

Average Female

Appleton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Appleton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Appleton Language

90.86% of Appleton residents speak only English, while 9.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.96% of the population.

Appleton Language

Appleton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,05620419.32%
Islander785570.51%
Hispanic301343.33%
Multiple7733.9%

21.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.41%

Male Poverty Rate

23.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Appleton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Appleton is Islander, with 70.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Appleton is Multiple, with 3.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.46%.

Appleton Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.97%
High School21.78%
Some College8.28%
Bachelors or Greater8.16%

Appleton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed23.81%
Female Employed14.34%
Male Employed9.35%
Female Unemployed0%

Appleton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Appleton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,432$63,823
Households$40,000$59,870
Married Families$69,181$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,906$54,512

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Appleton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Appleton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Appleton 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 20-34.

Appleton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Appleton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

88

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam45
First Gulf War18
Second Gulf War11
World War II10
Korea7

Appleton Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7436
75+31
35 to 5413
55 to 648
18 to 340

Appleton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White889.85%
Hispanic310%

Appleton Veterans by Race

Appleton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Appleton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Appleton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Appleton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Appleton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.35%

Born in Appleton

94.73%

Native Born

5.27%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.73% of Appleton residents were born in the United States, with 79.35% having been born in Minnesota. 4.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Appleton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,345-5-0.37%
20281,350-5-0.37%
20271,355-5-0.37%
20261,360-5-0.37%
20251,365-5-0.36%
20241,370-5-0.36%
20231,375-5-0.36%
20221,380-5-0.36%
20211,385-5-0.36%
20201,390604.51%
20191,330-5-0.37%
20181,335-14-1.04%
20171,349-8-0.59%
20161,357100.74%
20151,347-19-1.39%
20141,366-11-0.8%
20131,377-14-1.01%
20121,391-9-0.64%
20111,400-13-0.92%
20101,41300%

Appleton Population by Year