Comfort, Minnesota Population 2024

1,299

Comfort is a city located in Kanabec County, Mille Lacs County, and Pine County Minnesota. Comfort has a 2024 population of 1,299. Comfort is currently growing at a rate of 1.8% annually and its population has increased by 7.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,212 in 2020.

The average household income in Comfort is $98,989 with a poverty rate of 6.71%. The median age in Comfort is 48 years: 49.5 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Comfort Demographics

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

  • White: 98.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.97%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Two or more races: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
36.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.18% (87)
The current population of Comfort, Minnesota is 1,299 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,212.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,11598.32%
Black or African American110.97%
Asian70.62%
Two or more races10.09%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Comfort Population by Race

Comfort Population Pyramid 2024

Comfort Median Age

48

Total

49.5

Male

45.7

Female

Comfort Adults

There are 853 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Comfort.

Comfort Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Comfort Sex Ratio

Female56850.09%
Male56649.91%

Comfort Population by Age

Comfort Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4192.7193.36.7
Married3003.1596.73.3
Non Family931.380.619.4
Male142.791000
Female122.51000

3.08

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

93.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Comfort Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade536.52%
Associates Degree11213.78%
Bachelors Degree10012.3%
Graduate Degree759.23%
High School Graduate26832.96%
Less Than 9th Grade222.71%
Some College18322.51%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Comfort Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Comfort Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White812737175
2+ Races110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.55%.

Comfort Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$65,833$51,563$69,063
Graduate Degree$61,250$117,917$49,643
High School Graduate$40,313$47,708$26,875
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,558$51,563$47,962
Some College$47,660$62,500$45,625

$48,558

Average Earnings

$51,563

Average Male

$47,962

Average Female

Comfort Earnings by Educational Attainment

Comfort Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Comfort Language

93.03% of Comfort residents speak only English, while 6.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.99% of the population.

Comfort Language

Comfort Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,113766.83%

6.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.42%

Male Poverty Rate

6.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Comfort

The race most likely to be in poverty in Comfort is White, with 6.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Comfort is White, with 6.83% 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 5.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.21%.

Comfort Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.33%
High School13.81%
Some College2.03%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Comfort Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.08%
Male Employed3.86%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Comfort Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Comfort Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$98,750$113,733
Households$86,458$98,989
Married Families$102,500$-999,999,999
Non Families-$47,106

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Comfort Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

71.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Comfort Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Comfort Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Comfort Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Comfort Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

87

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War10
World War II10
Korea0

Comfort Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+28
65 to 7424
35 to 5414
55 to 6411
18 to 3410

Comfort Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8610.19%
2+ Races1100%

Comfort Veterans by Race

Comfort Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Comfort Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Comfort Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Comfort Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Comfort 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

85.19%

Born in Comfort

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.97% of Comfort residents were born in the United States, with 85.19% having been born in Minnesota. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Comfort Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,414231.65%
20281,391231.68%
20271,368231.71%
20261,345231.74%
20251,322231.77%
20241,299231.8%
20231,276231.84%
20221,253231.87%
20211,230181.49%
20201,2121008.99%
20191,11280.72%
20181,104211.94%
20171,083201.88%
20161,063-4-0.37%
20151,067-6-0.56%
20141,07330.28%
20131,07030.28%
20121,067-14-1.3%
20111,08150.46%
20101,07600%

Comfort Population by Year