Cloquet, Minnesota Population 2021

11,997
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Cloquet is a city located in Carlton County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 11,997, it is the 90th largest city in Minnesota and the 2724th largest city in the United States . Cloquet is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -1.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,124 in 2010. Cloquet reached it's highest population of 12,135 in 2010. Spanning over 36 miles, Cloquet has a population density of 341 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cloquet is $66,923 with a poverty rate of 13.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $142,700. The median age in Cloquet is 35.6 years, 34.4 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Cloquet Demographics

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

  • White: 86.18%
  • Native American: 8.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • Black or African American: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cloquet, Minnesota is 11,997 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,015.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,124.

Cloquet, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,34686.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native9648.03%
Two or More Races4083.40%
Black or African American1791.49%
Asian980.82%
Some Other Race100.08%
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Cloquet Population by Race

Cloquet Population Pyramid $2021

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Cloquet Median Age

35.6


Total

34.4


Male

36.7


Female

Cloquet Adults

There are 8,858 adults, (1,810 of whom are seniors) in Cloquet.

Cloquet Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cloquet Sex Ratio

Female

6,116

50.95%

Male

5,889

49.05%

Cloquet Population by Age

Cloquet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cloquet Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
Male86.6%13.4%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Female43.3%56.7%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cloquet Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7502.4869.9
Married1,9883.1289.3
Non Family1,6791.3154.4
Female7113.2343.3
Male3722.986.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Cloquet Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade881.16%
9th to 12th Grade2833.73%
High School Graduate2,36631.19%
Some College2,02626.71%
Associates Degree1,21315.99%
Bachelors Degree1,20915.94%
Graduate Degree4015.29%
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Cloquet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cloquet Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,7866,5251,475
Native American51542865
2+ Races978825
Black75732
Hispanic574740
Asian56543
Other Race10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 70.18%.

Cloquet Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,999$42,412$30,799
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$$21,250
High School Graduate$27,161$28,991$24,932
Some College$35,927$53,995$27,126
Bachelors Degree$46,719$40,398$51,633
Graduate Degree$70,192$70,000$75,192

$35,999

Average Earnings

$42,412

Average Male

$30,799

Average Female

Cloquet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cloquet Language by Age

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Cloquet Language

95.72% of Cloquet residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Cloquet Language

Cloquet Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1051,22912.16%
Native94326828.42%
Asian983838.78%
Multiple381328.40%
Hispanic1932110.88%
Black163127.36%

13.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.29%

Male Poverty Rate

13.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cloquet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cloquet is Asian, with 38.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cloquet is Black, with 7.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.70%.

Cloquet Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.01%
High School14.02%
Some College9.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%

Cloquet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.04%
Female Unemployed11.30%
Female Employed10.13%
Male Employed5.89%

Cloquet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cloquet Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,065$66,923
Families$66,767$78,519
Married Families$84,659-
Non Families$34,540$41,234
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Income by Household Type

Cloquet Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cloquet Married by Age and Sex

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Cloquet 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 55-64.

Cloquet Marital Status by Race

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Cloquet Marital Status

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697

Number of Veterans

692

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam287
First Gulf War110
Korea83
Second Gulf War72
World War II36

Cloquet Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74210
75+180
35 to 54150
55 to 64135
18 to 3422

Cloquet Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6718.57%
Native American263.75%
Hispanic10.63%

Cloquet Veterans by Race

Cloquet Veterans by Education

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6.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cloquet Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cloquet Employment by Age

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Cloquet Employment by Race

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Cloquet 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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79.90%

Born in Cloquet

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Cloquet residents were born in the United States, with 79.90% having been born in Minnesota. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cloquet Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,997-6-0.05%
202012,003-6-0.05%
201912,009-6-0.05%
201812,015750.63%
201711,940-77-0.64%
201612,017280.23%
201511,989-21-0.17%
201412,010540.45%
201311,956-45-0.37%
201212,001-96-0.79%
201112,097-38-0.31%
201012,1359340.80%
200011,2013160.29%
199010,885-257-0.23%
198011,1422,4432.51%
19708,699-314-0.35%
19609,0131,3281.61%
19507,6853810.51%
19407,3045220.74%
19306,7821,6552.84%
19205,127-1,904-3.11%
19107,0313,9598.63%
19003,0725421.96%
18902,5300.00%

Cloquet Population by Year