Chief, Minnesota Population 2024

153

Chief is a city located in Clearwater County, Mahnomen County, and Norman County Minnesota. Chief has a 2024 population of 153. Chief is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -3.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 158 in 2020.

The average household income in Chief is $80,988 with a poverty rate of 5.19%. The median age in Chief is 42.4 years: 44.5 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Chief Demographics

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

  • White: 59.04%
  • Native American: 24.1%
  • Two or more races: 16.87%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
34.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.16% (-5)
The current population of Chief, Minnesota is 153 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 158.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4959.04%
Native American2024.1%
Two or more races1416.87%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Chief Population by Race

Chief Population Pyramid 2024

Chief Median Age

42.4

Total

44.5

Male

40.5

Female

Chief Adults

There are 58 adults, (8 of whom are seniors) in Chief.

Chief Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Chief Sex Ratio

Female4554.22%
Male3845.78%

Chief Population by Age

Chief Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All322.5996.93.1
Non Family161.1993.86.3
Married133.461000
Female26.51000
Male161000

3.38

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

96.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chief Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade11.89%
Associates Degree59.43%
Bachelors Degree916.98%
Graduate Degree23.77%
High School Graduate1528.3%
Less Than 9th Grade59.43%
Some College1630.19%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chief Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chief Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White333211
2+ Races1270
Native American880

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.33%.

Chief Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$36,250$0$36,250
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$33,750$31,250$34,583
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,750$50,625$37,188
Some College$50,625$0$46,250

$38,750

Average Earnings

$50,625

Average Male

$37,188

Average Female

Chief Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chief Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chief Language

97.4% of Chief residents speak only English, while 2.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.6% of the population.

Chief Language

Chief Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native16212.5%
White4924.08%

5.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

9.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chief

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chief is Native, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chief is White, with 4.08% 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 26.67%.

Chief Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
Some College9.52%
High School6.67%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Chief Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Chief Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chief Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$86,250$85,700
Households$73,750$80,988
Married Families$87,188$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,250$72,281

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chief Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Chief Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chief Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chief Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chief Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1

Number of Veterans

1

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea1
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
World War II0

Chief Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+1
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Chief Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White12.63%

Chief Veterans by Race

Chief Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chief Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.1%

Labor Force Participation

74.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Chief Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chief Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chief 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

84.34%

Born in Chief

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Chief residents were born in the United States, with 84.34% 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 Europe.

Chief Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029143-2-1.38%
2028145-2-1.36%
2027147-2-1.34%
2026149-2-1.32%
2025151-2-1.31%
2024153-2-1.29%
2023155-2-1.27%
2022157-2-1.26%
202115910.63%
20201586061.22%
20199800%
201898-1-1.01%
20179922.06%
20169711.04%
201596-2-2.04%
20149811.03%
201397-1-1.02%
20129811.03%
20119711.04%
20109600%

Chief Population by Year