Atwater, Minnesota Population 2024

1,070

Atwater is a city located in Kandiyohi County and Meeker County Minnesota. Atwater has a 2024 population of 1,070. Atwater is currently declining at a rate of -1.2% annually and its population has decreased by -4.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,124 in 2020.

The average household income in Atwater is $73,669 with a poverty rate of 5.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Atwater is 31.2 years, 27.2 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Atwater Demographics

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

  • White: 90.91%
  • Two or more races: 7.77%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,038.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.8% (-54)
The current population of Atwater, Minnesota is 1,070 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,124.

Atwater, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,10090.91%
Two or more races947.77%
Asian90.74%
Black or African American50.41%
Other race20.17%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Atwater Population by Race

Atwater Population Pyramid 2024

Atwater Median Age

31.2

Total

27.2

Male

37.3

Female

Atwater Adults

There are 811 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Atwater.

Atwater Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Atwater Sex Ratio

Female55245.62%
Male65854.38%

Atwater Population by Age

Atwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4162.8780.319.7
Married2194.0494.55.5
Non Family1611.126436
Female263.4653.846.2
Male103.71000

3.93

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atwater Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.43%
9th to 12th Grade233.27%
High School Graduate24534.8%
Some College16423.3%
Associates Degree12617.9%
Bachelors Degree11716.62%
Graduate Degree263.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Atwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atwater Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White669643142
2+ Races15151
Hispanic11110
Asian990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.23%.

Atwater Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,250$42,266$43,594
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$40,156$40,313$37,500
Some College$44,635$51,094$42,500
Bachelors Degree$43,333$0$52,143
Graduate Degree$63,125$0$63,125

$43,250

Average Earnings

$42,266

Average Male

$43,594

Average Female

Atwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atwater Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atwater Language

97.45% of Atwater residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Atwater Language

Atwater Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,077555.11%
Black55100%
Multiple9411.06%

5.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.86%

Male Poverty Rate

5.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atwater is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atwater is Multiple, with 1.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.7%.

Atwater Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.38%
High School11.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%
Some College0%

Atwater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.87%
Female Employed1.01%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Atwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atwater Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$65,000$73,669
Families$85,804$91,689
Married Families$90,156$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,326$41,729

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atwater Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Atwater Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atwater Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Atwater Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atwater Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

109

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam45
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War16
Korea0
World War II0

Atwater Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6436
18 to 3429
35 to 5423
65 to 7412
75+9

Atwater Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10913.85%

Atwater Veterans by Race

Atwater Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atwater Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78%

Labor Force Participation

71.3%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Atwater Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atwater Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atwater 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

84.46%

Born in Atwater

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Atwater residents were born in the United States, with 84.46% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Atwater Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,002-14-1.38%
20281,016-13-1.26%
20271,029-14-1.34%
20261,043-13-1.23%
20251,056-14-1.31%
20241,070-13-1.2%
20231,083-14-1.28%
20221,097-20-1.79%
20211,117-7-0.62%
20201,12470.63%
20191,11730.27%
20181,114-5-0.45%
20171,119-4-0.36%
20161,123-4-0.35%
20151,127-2-0.18%
20141,129-1-0.09%
20131,130-2-0.18%
20121,13240.35%
20111,128-6-0.53%
20101,13400%

Atwater Population by Year