Crookston, Minnesota Population 2021

7,814
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Crookston is a city located in Polk County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Polk County. With a 2020 population of 7,814, it is the 121st largest city in Minnesota and the 3688th largest city in the United States . Crookston is currently growing at a rate of 0.32% annually but its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,891 in 2010. Crookston reached it's highest population of 8,628 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Crookston has a population density of 1,511 people per square mile.

The average household income in Crookston is $65,735 with a poverty rate of 15.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $130,200. The median age in Crookston is 35.4 years, 33.5 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Crookston Demographics

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

  • White: 89.30%
  • Asian: 2.76%
  • Black or African American: 2.58%
  • Other race: 2.29%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Native American: 1.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Crookston, Minnesota is 7,814 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,739.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,891.

Crookston, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,92689.30%
Asian2142.76%
Black or African American2002.58%
Some Other Race1782.29%
Two or More Races1572.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native811.04%
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Crookston Population by Race

Crookston Population Pyramid $2021

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Crookston Median Age

35.4


Total

33.5


Male

37.2


Female

Crookston Adults

There are 5,912 adults, (1,251 of whom are seniors) in Crookston.

Crookston Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Crookston Sex Ratio

Female

3,757

48.44%

Male

3,999

51.56%

Crookston Population by Age

Crookston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Crookston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
Female67.6%32.4%
All65%35%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
Male33.6%66.4%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Crookston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9892.3465
Married1,3172.9490.1
Non Family1,1751.1542.9
Male2503.9833.6
Female2473.1667.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Crookston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1813.56%
9th to 12th Grade2945.78%
High School Graduate1,56830.84%
Some College1,18923.39%
Associates Degree4929.68%
Bachelors Degree90617.82%
Graduate Degree4548.93%
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Crookston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Crookston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,1983,9951,168
Hispanic50624642
Black16316395
Asian12612640
Other Race8347
Native American756312
2+ Races16163

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 black people with a rate of 58.28%.

Crookston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,631$46,888$30,908
Less Than 9th Grade$31,515$53,214$31,061
High School Graduate$27,059$34,301$22,869
Some College$41,250$47,391$27,500
Bachelors Degree$50,547$56,518$39,107
Graduate Degree$57,604$47,326$58,125

$37,631

Average Earnings

$46,888

Average Male

$30,908

Average Female

Crookston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Crookston Language by Age

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Crookston Language

88.66% of Crookston residents speak only English, while 11.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.83% of the population.

Crookston Language

Crookston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,69281314.28%
Hispanic91814515.80%
Multiple15612680.77%
Other1787139.89%
Native754864.00%

15.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.76%

Male Poverty Rate

15.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Crookston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Crookston is Multiple, with 80.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Crookston is White, with 14.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.28%.

Crookston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College15.55%
High School13.43%
Less Than 9th Grade11.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Crookston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.81%
Female Unemployed19.23%
Male Employed6.37%
Female Employed5.72%

Crookston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Crookston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,473$65,735
Families$75,550$82,171
Married Families$88,417-
Non Families$32,175$37,428
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Income by Household Type

Crookston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Crookston Married by Age and Sex

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Crookston 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.

Crookston Marital Status by Race

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Crookston Marital Status

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474

Number of Veterans

433

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam228
Second Gulf War100
First Gulf War72
Korea39
World War II27

Crookston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74174
75+126
35 to 5472
55 to 6453
18 to 3449

Crookston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4217.94%
Black5025.00%
Hispanic142.19%
Native American33.80%

Crookston Veterans by Race

Crookston Veterans by Education

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10.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Crookston Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Crookston Employment by Age

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Crookston Employment by Race

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Crookston 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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61.82%

Born in Crookston

91.55%

Native Born

8.45%

Foreign Born

4.02%

Non Citizen

4.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.55% of Crookston residents were born in the United States, with 61.82% having been born in Minnesota. 4.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Crookston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,814250.32%
20207,789250.32%
20197,764250.32%
20187,739-56-0.72%
20177,795380.49%
20167,75790.12%
20157,74820.03%
20147,746-153-1.94%
20137,899490.62%
20127,850-17-0.22%
20117,867-33-0.42%
20107,900-292-0.36%
20008,192730.09%
19908,119-509-0.61%
19808,6283160.37%
19708,312-234-0.28%
19608,5461,1941.52%
19507,3521910.26%
19407,1618401.26%
19306,321-504-0.76%
19206,825-734-1.02%
19107,5592,2003.50%
19005,3591,9024.48%
18903,4570.00%

Crookston Population by Year