Chisholm, Minnesota Population 2021

4,779
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Chisholm is a city located in St. Louis County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 4,779, it is the 157th largest city in Minnesota and the 4889th largest city in the United States . Chisholm is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -3.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,976 in 2010. Chisholm reached it's highest population of 9,039 in 1920. Spanning over 5 miles, Chisholm has a population density of 1,066 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chisholm is $50,001 with a poverty rate of 24.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $604 per month, and the median house value is $72,500. The median age in Chisholm is 41.8 years, 38.5 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Chisholm Demographics

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

  • White: 96.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Chisholm, Minnesota is 4,779 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,884.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,976.

Chisholm, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,73696.38%
Two or More Races1322.69%
Black or African American330.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.26%
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Chisholm Population by Race

Chisholm Population Pyramid $2021

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Chisholm Median Age

41.8


Total

38.5


Male

47.8


Female

Chisholm Adults

There are 3,731 adults, (974 of whom are seniors) in Chisholm.

Chisholm Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Chisholm Sex Ratio

Female

2,530

51.49%

Male

2,384

48.51%

Chisholm Population by Age

Chisholm Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chisholm Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.4%5.6%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Male50.4%49.6%
Female34.8%65.2%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chisholm Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1882.1969.4
Non Family1,0851.1964.1
Married7012.8894.4
Female2673.7334.8
Male1353.5650.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Chisholm Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1193.51%
High School Graduate1,15133.97%
Some College1,01629.99%
Associates Degree57617.00%
Bachelors Degree42512.54%
Graduate Degree1012.98%
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Chisholm Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chisholm Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2603,198526
2+ Races8124
Black2222
Islander1313
Hispanic1212

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 white people with a rate of 16.13%.

Chisholm Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,207$43,861$24,203
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,325$48,984$21,364
Some College$31,494$43,983$26,548
Bachelors Degree$45,644$27,625$47,386
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,207

Average Earnings

$43,861

Average Male

$24,203

Average Female

Chisholm Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chisholm Language by Age

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Chisholm Language

98.71% of Chisholm residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.

Chisholm Language

Chisholm Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,6261,06523.02%
Multiple132132100.00%

24.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.09%

Male Poverty Rate

22.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chisholm

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chisholm is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chisholm is White, with 23.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.46%.

Chisholm Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade83.65%
High School29.32%
Some College13.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%

Chisholm Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.52%
Male Unemployed49.67%
Female Employed9.50%
Male Employed2.81%

Chisholm Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chisholm Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,294$50,001
Families$62,758$61,434
Married Families$73,161-
Non Families$23,963$33,024
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Income by Household Type

Chisholm Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Chisholm Married by Age and Sex

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Chisholm 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.

Chisholm Marital Status by Race

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Chisholm Marital Status

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372

Number of Veterans

343

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War146
Vietnam120
Second Gulf War83
Korea21
World War II15

Chisholm Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+110
55 to 64107
35 to 5487
65 to 7468
18 to 34

Chisholm Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White37210.40%
Hispanic12100.00%

Chisholm Veterans by Race

Chisholm Veterans by Education

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33.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chisholm Veterans by Education

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52.2%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Chisholm Employment by Age

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Chisholm Employment by Race

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Chisholm Employment by Education

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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86.98%

Born in Chisholm

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Chisholm residents were born in the United States, with 86.98% having been born in Minnesota. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Chisholm Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,779-35-0.73%
20204,814-35-0.72%
20194,849-35-0.72%
20184,884-33-0.67%
20174,917-29-0.59%
20164,946-32-0.64%
20154,978-29-0.58%
20145,007-15-0.30%
20135,022-7-0.14%
20125,029270.54%
20115,002250.50%
20104,977170.03%
20004,960-330-0.64%
19905,290-640-1.14%
19805,930170.03%
19705,913-1,231-1.87%
19607,1442830.41%
19506,861-626-0.87%
19407,487-821-1.04%
19308,308-731-0.84%
19209,0391,3551.64%
19107,6840.00%

Chisholm Population by Year