Crystal, Minnesota Population 2024

21,287

Crystal is a city located in Hennepin County Minnesota. Crystal has a 2024 population of 21,287. Crystal is currently declining at a rate of -2.25% annually and its population has decreased by -8.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,243 in 2020.

The average household income in Crystal is $100,092 with a poverty rate of 7.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Crystal is 37.5 years, 37.2 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Crystal Demographics

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

  • White: 72.58%
  • Black or African American: 15.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.11%
  • Asian: 4.07%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,679.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.42% (-1,956)
The current population of Crystal, Minnesota is 21,287 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,243.

Crystal, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,66072.58%
Black or African American3,50815.28%
Two or more races1,4026.11%
Asian9344.07%
Other race3661.59%
Native American840.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Crystal Population by Race

Crystal Population Pyramid 2024

Crystal Median Age

37.5

Total

37.2

Male

38.1

Female

Crystal Adults

There are 18,087 adults, (3,275 of whom are seniors) in Crystal.

Crystal Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Crystal Sex Ratio

Female11,85351.64%
Male11,10148.36%

Crystal Population by Age

Crystal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,3812.4274.625.4
Married3,8703.1988.611.4
Non Family3,7591.2663.736.3
Female1,1553.316931
Male5972.9662.837.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Crystal Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2541.57%
9th to 12th Grade5703.52%
High School Graduate4,00924.74%
Some College3,48321.5%
Associates Degree2,10412.99%
Bachelors Degree4,51227.85%
Graduate Degree1,2707.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Crystal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Crystal Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,35311,9264,982
Black2,0391,869316
Hispanic690575164
Asian609520171
2+ Races585543172
Other Race28121832
Native American23140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.33%.

Crystal Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$55,197$59,224$48,600
Less Than 9th Grade$33,438$35,278$32,898
High School Graduate$36,079$41,290$33,295
Some College$50,696$56,115$43,968
Bachelors Degree$68,132$80,060$60,750
Graduate Degree$85,855$96,810$80,845

$55,197

Average Earnings

$59,224

Average Male

$48,600

Average Female

Crystal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Crystal Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Crystal Language

89.44% of Crystal residents speak only English, while 10.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.01% of the population.

Crystal Language

Crystal Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,0398705.42%
Black3,48848713.96%
Asian92813714.76%
Multiple1,3761047.56%
Hispanic1,031353.39%
Other354113.11%
Native8411.19%

7.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.18%

Male Poverty Rate

8.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Crystal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Crystal is Asian, with 14.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Crystal is Native, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.86%.

Crystal Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.95%
High School11.28%
Some College4.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

Crystal Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.04%
Male Unemployed8.2%
Female Employed5.29%
Male Employed2.4%

Crystal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Crystal Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$86,288$100,092
Families$103,793$116,768
Married Families$118,855$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,603$69,290

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Crystal Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Crystal Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Crystal 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 45-54.

Crystal Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Crystal Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

866

Number of Veterans

818

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam392
First Gulf War103
Second Gulf War89
Korea80
World War II21

Crystal Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+257
65 to 74254
55 to 64181
35 to 54100
18 to 3474

Crystal Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8125.92%
2+ Races304.65%
Black210.78%
Other Race20.63%
Hispanic20.23%
Native American14.35%

Crystal Veterans by Race

Crystal Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Crystal Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.8%

Labor Force Participation

70.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Crystal Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Crystal Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Crystal 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

69.66%

Born in Crystal

91.93%

Native Born

8.07%

Foreign Born

3.49%

Non Citizen

4.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.93% of Crystal residents were born in the United States, with 69.66% having been born in Minnesota. 3.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Crystal Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,842-489-2.53%
202819,331-489-2.47%
202719,820-489-2.41%
202620,309-489-2.35%
202520,798-489-2.3%
202421,287-489-2.25%
202321,776-489-2.2%
202222,265-470-2.07%
202122,735-508-2.19%
202023,2433471.52%
201922,896-148-0.64%
201823,044-11-0.05%
201723,055330.14%
201623,022830.36%
201522,9393391.5%
201422,600180.08%
201322,582520.23%
201222,5302080.93%
201122,3221950.88%
201022,127-571-2.52%
200022,698-1,090-4.58%
199023,788-1,755-6.87%
198025,543-5,382-17.4%
197030,9256,64227.35%
196024,28318,570325.05%
19505,7134,613419.36%
19001,10000%
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Crystal Population by Year