Blue Earth, Minnesota Population 2020

3,085
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Blue Earth is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 3,085, it is the 204th largest city in Minnesota and the 6154th largest city in the United States. Blue Earth is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -7.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,353 in 2010. Blue Earth reached it's highest population of 4,200 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Blue Earth has a population density of 972 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blue Earth is $58,531 with a poverty rate of 12.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $495 per month, and the median house value is $84,300. The median age in Blue Earth is 51.3 years, 46.4 years for males, and 55.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males.

Blue Earth Demographics

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

  • White: 97.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blue Earth, Minnesota is 3,085, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,133.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,353.

Blue Earth, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,06397.36%
Two or More Races531.68%
Black or African American140.45%
Some Other Race110.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.16%
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Blue Earth Population Pyramid 2020

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Blue Earth Median Age

51.3


Total

46.4


Male

55.3


Female

Blue Earth Adults

There are 2,565 adults, (921 of whom are seniors) in Blue Earth.

Blue Earth Age Dependency

91.4

Age Dependency Ratio

56

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Earth Sex Ratio

Female

1,576

50.10%

Male

1,570

49.90%

Blue Earth Households and Families

Blue Earth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blue Earth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All65.5%34.5%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Male47.4%52.6%
Female43.8%56.2%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5211.9465.5
Non Family7231.1949.5
Married6682.786.8
Female732.3743.8
Male572.1147.4

2.61

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Blue Earth Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1114.59%
9th to 12th Grade974.01%
High School Graduate1,01141.78%
Some College48319.96%
Associates Degree36715.17%
Bachelors Degree24210.00%
Graduate Degree1094.50%
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Blue Earth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1502,019309
Hispanic202125
Multiple Races535342
Other Race1111
Black1010
Native American55

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 multiple races people with a rate of 79.25%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,489$38,778$26,840
Less Than High School$16,094$$11,576
High School Grad$28,750$35,727$18,050
Some College$32,286$42,969$31,343
Bachelors Degree$56,172$56,172$56,250
Graduate Degree$215,208$215,298$

$32,489

Average Earnings

$38,778

Average Male

$26,840

Average Female

Blue Earth Language

Blue Earth Language by Age

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Blue Earth Language

94.39% of Blue Earth residents speak only English, while 5.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.42% of the population.

Blue Earth Poverty

Blue Earth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,57626310.21%
Hispanic2949833.33%

12.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.88%

Male Poverty Rate

12.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Earth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Earth is Hispanic, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Earth is White, with 10.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.23%.

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Name Poverty
Some College11.51%
Less Than High School10.71%
High School9.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.40%
Male Employed7.66%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Blue Earth Income

Blue Earth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,860$58,531
Families$69,531$74,495
Married Families$77,195-
Non Families$26,213$40,777
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Blue Earth Marital Status

Blue Earth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Earth Married by Age and Sex

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Blue Earth 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 35-44.

Blue Earth Marital Status by Race

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Blue Earth Veterans

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321

Number of Veterans

313

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam106
First Gulf War67
Korea39
World War II29
Second Gulf War23
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Age Group Veterans
75+123
65 to 7491
55 to 6452
35 to 5432
18 to 3423
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Name Veterans % of Total
White27911.24%
2 or More4279.25%

Blue Earth Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Earth Employment Status

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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67.77%

Born in Minnesota

96.57%

Native Born

3.43%

Foreign Born

2.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.57% of Blue Earth residents were born in the United States, with 67.77% having been born in Minnesota. 2.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,085-24-0.77%
20193,109-24-0.77%
20183,13320.06%
20173,131-24-0.76%
20163,155-25-0.79%
20153,180-31-0.97%
20143,211-1-0.03%
20133,212-18-0.56%
20123,230-67-2.03%
20113,297-5-0.15%
20103,302-319-0.92%
20003,621-124-0.34%
19903,745-387-0.98%
19804,1321670.41%
19703,965-235-0.57%
19604,2003570.89%
19503,8431410.37%
19403,7028182.53%
19302,8843161.17%
19202,568-332-0.61%
19002,9000.00%