Crookston, Minnesota Population 2024

7,184

Crookston is a city located in Polk County and Red Lake County Minnesota. Crookston has a 2024 population of 7,184. It is also the county seat of Polk County. Crookston is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -3.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,462 in 2020.

The average household income in Crookston is $66,284 with a poverty rate of 15.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Crookston is 39.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Crookston Demographics

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

  • White: 85.22%
  • Two or more races: 6.99%
  • Asian: 3.01%
  • Other race: 2.36%
  • Black or African American: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,404.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.73% (-278)
The current population of Crookston, Minnesota is 7,184 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,462.

Crookston, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,36885.22%
Two or more races5226.99%
Asian2253.01%
Other race1762.36%
Black or African American1261.69%
Native American550.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Crookston Population by Race

Crookston Population Pyramid 2024

Crookston Median Age

39.4

Total

36.3

Male

41.9

Female

Crookston Adults

There are 5,970 adults, (1,555 of whom are seniors) in Crookston.

Crookston Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Crookston Sex Ratio

Female3,79050.72%
Male3,68249.28%

Crookston Population by Age

Crookston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3212.0455.744.3
Non Family1,5501.0938.161.9
Married1,2902.6978.721.3
Female2732.7431.968.1
Male2084.137525

2.75

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Crookston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1051.99%
9th to 12th Grade2033.84%
High School Graduate1,67831.73%
Some College1,19022.5%
Associates Degree55610.51%
Bachelors Degree1,05219.89%
Graduate Degree5059.55%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Crookston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Crookston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,4064,2571,389
Hispanic502352139
2+ Races22313517
Other Race1761620
Asian1351359
Black88880
Native American33243

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.53%.

Crookston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,449$51,522$29,409
Less Than 9th Grade$21,495$23,661$20,435
High School Graduate$35,233$38,715$26,563
Some College$41,278$51,125$36,701
Bachelors Degree$51,102$61,094$42,000
Graduate Degree$68,645$68,549$68,800

$40,449

Average Earnings

$51,522

Average Male

$29,409

Average Female

Crookston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Crookston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Crookston Language

92.55% of Crookston residents speak only English, while 7.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.98% of the population.

Crookston Language

Crookston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,54657810.42%
Hispanic82739347.52%
Multiple52131259.88%
Native332678.79%
Other176147.95%

15.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.94%

Male Poverty Rate

21.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Crookston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Crookston is Native, with 78.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Crookston is Other, with 7.95% 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 25.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.12%.

Crookston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.03%
High School13.93%
Bachelors or Greater10.75%
Some College10.28%

Crookston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed60.76%
Female Employed17.3%
Female Unemployed16.36%
Male Employed1.09%

Crookston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Crookston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$52,557$66,284
Families$76,392$89,249
Married Families$88,388$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,731$37,768

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Crookston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Crookston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Crookston 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.

Crookston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Crookston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

431

Number of Veterans

411

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam249
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War38
World War II12
Korea8

Crookston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74207
75+101
55 to 6472
35 to 5428
18 to 3423

Crookston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3466.64%
Black6450.79%
Asian2113.64%
Hispanic152.53%

Crookston Veterans by Race

Crookston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Crookston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Crookston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Crookston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Crookston 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

62.46%

Born in Crookston

96.39%

Native Born

3.61%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.39% of Crookston residents were born in the United States, with 62.46% having been born in Minnesota. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Crookston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,836-70-1.01%
20286,906-69-0.99%
20276,975-70-0.99%
20267,045-69-0.97%
20257,114-70-0.97%
20247,184-69-0.95%
20237,253-70-0.96%
20227,323-42-0.57%
20217,365-97-1.3%
20207,462-284-3.67%
20197,746250.32%
20187,721-71-0.91%
20177,792400.52%
20167,75210.01%
20157,75130.04%
20147,748-151-1.91%
20137,899480.61%
20127,851-15-0.19%
20117,866-32-0.41%
20107,898-294-3.59%
20008,192730.9%
19908,119-509-5.9%
19808,6283163.8%
19708,312-234-2.74%
19608,5461,19416.24%
19507,3521912.67%
19407,16184013.29%
19306,321-504-7.38%
19206,825-734-9.71%
19107,5592,20041.05%
19005,3591,90255.02%
18903,45700%
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Crookston Population by Year