Cairo, Minnesota Population 2024

189

Cairo is a city located in Nicollet County, Renville County, and Sibley County Minnesota. Cairo has a 2024 population of 189. Cairo is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 196 in 2020.

The average household income in Cairo is $67,539 with a poverty rate of 8.8%. The median age in Cairo is 59.3 years: 58.3 years for males, and 62.5 years for females.

Cairo Demographics

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

  • White: 92.59%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Asian: 3.24%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.57% (-7)
The current population of Cairo, Minnesota is 189 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 196.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20092.59%
Two or more races94.17%
Asian73.24%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cairo Population by Race

Cairo Population Pyramid 2024

Cairo Median Age

59.3

Total

58.3

Male

62.5

Female

Cairo Adults

There are 204 adults, (89 of whom are seniors) in Cairo.

Cairo Age Dependency

87.8

Age Dependency Ratio

77.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cairo Sex Ratio

Female10046.3%
Male11653.7%

Cairo Population by Age

Cairo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1251.7377.622.4
Non Family661.0563.636.4
Married512.5592.27.8
Male82.131000
Female0000

2.49

Average Family Size

1.73

Average Household Size

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cairo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade84.21%
Associates Degree115.79%
Bachelors Degree2814.74%
Graduate Degree31.58%
High School Graduate8645.26%
Less Than 9th Grade2010.53%
Some College3417.89%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cairo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cairo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White17915831
2+ Races620
Asian520

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.32%.

Cairo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,438$0$42,500
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$15,833
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,604$48,214$29,375
Some College$33,750$48,750$25,625

$42,604

Average Earnings

$48,214

Average Male

$29,375

Average Female

Cairo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cairo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cairo Language

97.65% of Cairo residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Cairo Language

Cairo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White200105%
Multiple9666.67%
Asian7342.86%

8.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.76%

Male Poverty Rate

10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cairo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cairo is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cairo is White, with 5% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.54%.

Cairo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.71%
High School10.47%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cairo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cairo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cairo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$99,531$109,597
Households$42,292$67,539
Married Families$102,679$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,333$29,942

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cairo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cairo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cairo 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.

Cairo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cairo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Korea2
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Cairo Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 745
75+3
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Cairo Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White63.14%
2+ Races233.33%

Cairo Veterans by Race

Cairo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cairo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Cairo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cairo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cairo 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

90.28%

Born in Cairo

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

2.31%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.83% of Cairo residents were born in the United States, with 90.28% having been born in Minnesota. 2.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cairo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029179-2-1.1%
2028181-2-1.09%
2027183-2-1.08%
2026185-2-1.07%
2025187-2-1.06%
2024189-2-1.05%
2023191-2-1.04%
2022193-2-1.03%
2021195-1-0.51%
2020196-18-8.41%
2019214-1-0.47%
2018215-1-0.46%
201721610.47%
2016215-3-1.38%
201521800%
2014218-2-0.91%
2013220-3-1.35%
2012223-2-0.89%
2011225-4-1.75%
201022900%

Cairo Population by Year