Cerro Gordo, Minnesota Population 2024

179

Cerro Gordo is a city located in Big Stone County, Chippewa County, Lac qui Parle County, and Swift County Minnesota. Cerro Gordo has a 2024 population of 179. Cerro Gordo is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -1.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 181 in 2020.

The average household income in Cerro Gordo is $103,181 with a poverty rate of 2.2%. The median age in Cerro Gordo is 48.9 years: 58.1 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Cerro Gordo Demographics

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

  • White: 91.98%
  • Two or more races: 5.88%
  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.1% (-2)
The current population of Cerro Gordo, Minnesota is 179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 181.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17291.98%
Two or more races115.88%
Asian31.6%
Native American10.53%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cerro Gordo Population by Race

Cerro Gordo Population Pyramid 2024

Cerro Gordo Median Age

48.9

Total

58.1

Male

41

Female

Cerro Gordo Adults

There are 138 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Cerro Gordo.

Cerro Gordo Age Dependency

101.1

Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cerro Gordo Sex Ratio

Female9852.41%
Male8947.59%

Cerro Gordo Population by Age

Cerro Gordo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All722.695.84.2
Married622.6595.24.8
Non Family91.891000
Male161000
Female0000

2.65

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

95.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cerro Gordo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree1510.87%
Bachelors Degree4331.16%
Graduate Degree1410.14%
High School Graduate3726.81%
Less Than 9th Grade10.72%
Some College2820.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cerro Gordo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cerro Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12612649
Hispanic555
2+ Races333
Asian320
Native American110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Cerro Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$23,571$24,750$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$41,250$60,000$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,625$59,500$28,438
Some College$0$0$0

$40,625

Average Earnings

$59,500

Average Male

$28,438

Average Female

Cerro Gordo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cerro Gordo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cerro Gordo Language

98.24% of Cerro Gordo residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.76% of the population.

Cerro Gordo Language

Cerro Gordo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15342.61%

2.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.49%

Male Poverty Rate

1.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cerro Gordo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo is White, with 2.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo is White, with 2.61% 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 11.43%.

Cerro Gordo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.81%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cerro Gordo Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Cerro Gordo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cerro Gordo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$82,083$106,373
Households$80,833$103,181
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,625$77,178

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cerro Gordo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

86.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

87.1%

Male Marriage Rate

85.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cerro Gordo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cerro Gordo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Cerro Gordo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cerro Gordo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Cerro Gordo Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Age

count

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Race

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Cerro Gordo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cerro Gordo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cerro Gordo 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

80.75%

Born in Cerro Gordo

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Cerro Gordo residents were born in the United States, with 80.75% having been born in Minnesota. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cerro Gordo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029174-1-0.57%
2028175-1-0.57%
2027176-1-0.56%
2026177-1-0.56%
2025178-1-0.56%
2024179-1-0.56%
2023180-1-0.55%
2022181-1-0.55%
202118210.55%
202018100%
201918100%
2018181-1-0.55%
2017182-2-1.09%
2016184-4-2.13%
2015188-1-0.53%
2014189-3-1.56%
2013192-3-1.54%
2012195-3-1.52%
201119821.02%
201019600%

Cerro Gordo Population by Year