Elbow Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

1,141
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Elbow Lake is a city located in Grant County Minnesota. Elbow Lake has a 2020 population of 1,141. It is also the county seat of Grant County. Elbow Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -2.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,173 in 2010. Elbow Lake reached it's highest population of 1,173 in 2010.

The average household income in Elbow Lake is $66,003 with a poverty rate of 7.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $768 per month, and the median house value is $80,400. The median age in Elbow Lake is 39.8 years, 39.8 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Elbow Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 90.84%
  • Two or more races: 8.29%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elbow Lake, Minnesota is 1,141 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,159.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,173.

Elbow Lake, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,15190.84%
Two or More Races1058.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.63%
Black or African American30.24%
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Elbow Lake Population by Race

Elbow Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Elbow Lake Median Age

39.8


Total

39.8


Male

39.9


Female

Elbow Lake Adults

There are 986 adults, (239 of whom are seniors) in Elbow Lake.

Elbow Lake Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elbow Lake Sex Ratio

Female

666

52.57%

Male

601

47.43%

Elbow Lake Population by Age

Elbow Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elbow Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.8%13.2%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female35.1%64.9%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elbow Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5892.1272.5
Married2722.8286.8
Non Family2301.1366.1
Female742.335.1
Male134100

2.66

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Elbow Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade313.50%
9th to 12th Grade586.55%
High School Graduate26229.60%
Some College23025.99%
Associates Degree13715.48%
Bachelors Degree11312.77%
Graduate Degree546.10%
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Elbow Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elbow Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White828744150
2+ Races464415
Native American852
Black33

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 2+ races people with a rate of 32.61%.

Elbow Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,115$45,163$25,109
Less Than 9th Grade$35,089$35,893$
High School Graduate$27,455$35,208$26,324
Some College$34,667$46,346$26,250
Bachelors Degree$40,833$58,542$
Graduate Degree$68,750$71,964$2,500

$34,115

Average Earnings

$45,163

Average Male

$25,109

Average Female

Elbow Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elbow Lake Language by Age

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Elbow Lake Language

99.00% of Elbow Lake residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Elbow Lake Language

Elbow Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,148887.67%
Black33100.00%

7.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.16%

Male Poverty Rate

11.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elbow Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elbow Lake is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elbow Lake is White, with 7.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.02%.

Elbow Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.92%
Bachelors or Greater7.78%
Less Than 9th Grade3.37%
Some College1.36%

Elbow Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed13.50%
Male Employed1.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elbow Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elbow Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,746$66,003
Families$60,972$68,402
Married Families$71,167-
Non Families$32,778$59,887
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Income by Household Type

Elbow Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Elbow Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Elbow Lake 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.

Elbow Lake Marital Status by Race

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Elbow Lake Marital Status

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81

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Korea10
Second Gulf War6
World War II
First Gulf War

Elbow Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6432
75+21
65 to 7420
18 to 346
35 to 542

Elbow Lake Veterans by Age

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Elbow Lake Veterans by Race

Elbow Lake Veterans by Education

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3.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elbow Lake Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Elbow Lake Employment by Age

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Elbow Lake Employment by Race

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Elbow Lake 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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77.58%

Born in Elbow Lake

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Elbow Lake residents were born in the United States, with 77.58% having been born in Minnesota. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elbow Lake Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,141-6-0.52%
20201,147-6-0.52%
20191,153-6-0.52%
20181,159131.13%
20171,146-3-0.26%
20161,149121.06%
20151,137-14-1.22%
20141,151-7-0.60%
20131,15840.35%
20121,154-14-1.20%
20111,168-5-0.43%
20101,1730.00%

Elbow Lake Population by Year