Elbow Lake, Minnesota Population 2024

62

Elbow Lake is a city located in Becker County, Clearwater County, and Mahnomen County Minnesota. Elbow Lake has a 2024 population of 62. Elbow Lake is currently declining at a rate of -11.43% annually and its population has decreased by -35.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 96 in 2020.

The average household income in Elbow Lake is $34,527 with a poverty rate of 49.37%. The median age in Elbow Lake is 35.3 years: 34.9 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Elbow Lake Demographics

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

  • Native American: 67.09%
  • Two or more races: 20.25%
  • White: 12.66%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
46.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-35.42% (-34)
The current population of Elbow Lake, Minnesota is 62 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 96.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American5367.09%
Two or more races1620.25%
White1012.66%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Native American

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Elbow Lake Population by Race

Elbow Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Elbow Lake Median Age

35.3

Total

34.9

Male

35.5

Female

Elbow Lake Adults

There are 55 adults, (16 of whom are seniors) in Elbow Lake.

Elbow Lake Age Dependency

102.6

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elbow Lake Sex Ratio

Female4050.63%
Male3949.37%

Elbow Lake Population by Age

Elbow Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All302.6343.356.7
Female104.22080
Non Family1006040
Married73.1471.428.6
Male31.670100

3.05

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

43.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elbow Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1324.53%
Associates Degree47.55%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate1528.3%
Less Than 9th Grade713.21%
Some College1426.42%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elbow Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elbow Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American31220
2+ Races1230
White980
Hispanic100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0%.

Elbow Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$25,893$0$26,071
Some College$23,750$0$0

$25,893

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$26,071

Average Female

Elbow Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elbow Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elbow Lake Language

91.67% of Elbow Lake residents speak only English, while 8.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.33% of the population.

Elbow Lake Language

Elbow Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native533158.49%
Multiple16637.5%
Hispanic11100%
White9111.11%

49.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

56.41%

Male Poverty Rate

42.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elbow Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elbow Lake is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elbow Lake is White, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.5%.

Elbow Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade70%
Some College44.44%
High School20%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Elbow Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed100%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed40%
Female Employed14.29%

Elbow Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elbow Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$29,375$43,265
Households$27,500$34,527
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$13,750$17,050

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elbow Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.0%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elbow Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elbow Lake 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 Over 65.

Elbow Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elbow Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Elbow Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 745
55 to 641
75+1
18 to 340
35 to 540

Elbow Lake Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White330%
Native American39.09%
2+ Races18.33%

Elbow Lake Veterans by Race

Elbow Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elbow Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

35.6%

Labor Force Participation

27.1%

Employment Rate

23.8%

Unemployment Rate

Elbow Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elbow Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elbow Lake 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

74.68%

Born in Elbow Lake

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Elbow Lake residents were born in the United States, with 74.68% having been born in Minnesota. 0% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202462-8-11.43%
202370-9-11.39%
202279-17-17.71%
20219600%
2020961721.52%
201979-3-3.66%
201882912.33%
20177345.8%
201669-44-38.94%
20151131313%
2014100-7-6.54%
2013107-34-24.11%
20121412117.5%
201112000%

Elbow Lake Population by Year