Comfrey, Minnesota Population 2024

374

Comfrey is a city located in Brown County, Cottonwood County, and Watonwan County Minnesota. Comfrey has a 2024 population of 374. Comfrey is currently declining at a rate of -0.8% annually and its population has decreased by -3.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 386 in 2020.

The average household income in Comfrey is $72,108 with a poverty rate of 10.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Comfrey is 41.8 years, 41.2 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Comfrey Demographics

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

  • White: 96.49%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
873.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.11% (-12)
The current population of Comfrey, Minnesota is 374 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 386.

Comfrey, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35796.49%
Two or more races71.89%
Other race41.08%
Native American20.54%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Comfrey Population by Race

Comfrey Population Pyramid 2024

Comfrey Median Age

41.8

Total

41.2

Male

42.6

Female

Comfrey Adults

There are 267 adults, (79 of whom are seniors) in Comfrey.

Comfrey Age Dependency

96.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Comfrey Sex Ratio

Female17647.57%
Male19452.43%

Comfrey Population by Age

Comfrey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1662.2384.315.7
Non Family781.1278.221.8
Married733.278911
Female123.0891.78.3
Male32.331000

3.17

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Comfrey Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade103.97%
9th to 12th Grade72.78%
High School Graduate10842.86%
Some College5521.83%
Associates Degree3313.1%
Bachelors Degree228.73%
Graduate Degree176.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Comfrey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Comfrey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White24022735
Hispanic620
2+ Races554
Other Race400
Native American110

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 2+ races people with a rate of 80%.

Comfrey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,250$59,792$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,125$58,438$0
Some College$43,750$61,563$31,250
Bachelors Degree$61,875$0$0
Graduate Degree$58,125$70,417$0

$41,250

Average Earnings

$59,792

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Comfrey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Comfrey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Comfrey Language

96.84% of Comfrey residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Comfrey Language

Comfrey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White351349.69%
Other44100%
Hispanic10440%
Native22100%

10.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.86%

Male Poverty Rate

9.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Comfrey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Comfrey is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Comfrey is White, with 9.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.88%.

Comfrey Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade76.47%
High School13.89%
Some College5.68%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Comfrey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.54%
Female Employed2.78%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Comfrey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Comfrey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,429$72,108
Families$83,750$96,472
Married Families$88,438$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,813$41,522

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Comfrey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Comfrey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Comfrey 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 20-34.

Comfrey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Comfrey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War8
Vietnam6
First Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Comfrey Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 547
65 to 746
75+5
55 to 642
18 to 341

Comfrey Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White218.2%

Comfrey Veterans by Race

Comfrey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Comfrey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Comfrey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Comfrey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Comfrey 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

79.19%

Born in Comfrey

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Comfrey residents were born in the United States, with 79.19% having been born in Minnesota. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Comfrey Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029359-3-0.83%
2028362-3-0.82%
2027365-3-0.82%
2026368-3-0.81%
2025371-3-0.8%
2024374-3-0.8%
2023377-3-0.79%
2022380-5-1.3%
2021385-1-0.26%
2020386329.04%
2019354-2-0.56%
2018356-5-1.39%
2017361-3-0.82%
201636400%
2015364-5-1.36%
2014369-3-0.81%
2013372-3-0.8%
2012375-5-1.32%
2011380-3-0.78%
201038300%

Comfrey Population by Year