Center, Minnesota Population 2024

1,042

Center is a city located in Cass County and Crow Wing County Minnesota. Center has a 2024 population of 1,042. Center is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 5.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 992 in 2020.

The average household income in Center is $77,050 with a poverty rate of 7.77%. The median age in Center is 52 years: 54.6 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Center Demographics

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

  • White: 92.65%
  • Black or African American: 4.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.34%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
17.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
58.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.04% (50)
The current population of Center, Minnesota is 1,042 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 992.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,10992.65%
Black or African American484.01%
Two or more races403.34%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Center Population by Race

Center Population Pyramid 2024

Center Median Age

52

Total

54.6

Male

49.9

Female

Center Adults

There are 980 adults, (308 of whom are seniors) in Center.

Center Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Center Sex Ratio

Female60050.13%
Male59749.87%

Center Population by Age

Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5162.328614
Married2852.6298.91.1
Non Family1711.278.421.6
Female564.1142.957.1
Male43.751000

2.77

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade515.74%
Associates Degree11012.39%
Bachelors Degree14215.99%
Graduate Degree566.31%
High School Graduate26629.95%
Less Than 9th Grade262.93%
Some College23726.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White851774198
2+ Races22220
Hispanic14140
Black990

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.27%.

Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,639$74,063$56,875
Graduate Degree$58,125$49,063$61,250
High School Graduate$18,864$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$2,499$2,499$0
Overall$31,181$33,214$30,288
Some College$32,679$40,417$31,058

$31,181

Average Earnings

$33,214

Average Male

$30,288

Average Female

Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Center Language

95.68% of Center residents speak only English, while 4.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Center Language

Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,103877.89%
Hispanic14642.86%

7.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.88%

Male Poverty Rate

6.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Center is Hispanic, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Center is White, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.05%
Some College7.49%
Less Than 9th Grade2.6%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%

Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed6.25%
Female Unemployed6.12%
Male Employed3.15%
Female Employed1.2%

Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,114$89,498
Households$62,143$77,050
Married Families$81,563$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,219$45,838

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

116

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam42
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War17
World War II3
Korea0

Center Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6442
65 to 7434
35 to 5421
75+14
18 to 345

Center Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White11512.71%
Hispanic642.86%
2+ Races14%

Center Veterans by Race

Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

19.3%

Unemployment Rate

Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Center 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

78.61%

Born in Center

95.74%

Native Born

4.26%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.74% of Center residents were born in the United States, with 78.61% having been born in Minnesota. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,097111.01%
20281,086111.02%
20271,075111.03%
20261,064111.04%
20251,053111.06%
20241,042111.07%
20231,031111.08%
20221,020111.09%
20211,009171.71%
2020992313.23%
201996140.42%
2018957111.16%
201794660.64%
201694060.64%
201593450.54%
201492930.32%
201392650.54%
201292150.55%
201191620.22%
201091400%

Center Population by Year