Elmo, Minnesota Population 2024

328

Elmo is a city located in Douglas County and Otter Tail County Minnesota. Elmo has a 2024 population of 328. Elmo is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 326 in 2020.

The average household income in Elmo is $78,532 with a poverty rate of 6.37%. The median age in Elmo is 39.7 years: 40.7 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Elmo Demographics

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

  • White: 89.81%
  • Other race: 8.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
9.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.61% (2)
The current population of Elmo, Minnesota is 328 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 326.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28289.81%
Other race268.28%
Two or more races61.91%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elmo Population by Race

Elmo Population Pyramid 2024

Elmo Median Age

39.7

Total

40.7

Male

38.7

Female

Elmo Adults

There are 243 adults, (62 of whom are seniors) in Elmo.

Elmo Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Elmo Sex Ratio

Female14546.18%
Male16953.82%

Elmo Population by Age

Elmo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1152.7393.96.1
Married483.791000
Non Family451.0797.82.2
Male173.5964.735.3
Female54.61000

3.71

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

93.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elmo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade199.36%
Associates Degree3416.75%
Bachelors Degree3517.24%
Graduate Degree41.97%
High School Graduate7938.92%
Less Than 9th Grade10.49%
Some College3115.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elmo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elmo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20318339

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.21%.

Elmo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,438$0$49,583
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$44,583$56,875$37,500
Less Than 9th Grade$37,500$37,500$0
Overall$53,214$56,875$46,250
Some College$59,375$67,500$0

$53,214

Average Earnings

$56,875

Average Male

$46,250

Average Female

Elmo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elmo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elmo Language

91.42% of Elmo residents speak only English, while 8.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.58% of the population.

Elmo Language

Elmo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White282176.03%
Multiple6350%

6.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.69%

Male Poverty Rate

4.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elmo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elmo is Multiple, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmo is White, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.72%.

Elmo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15%
Bachelors or Greater10.26%
High School10.13%
Some College3.08%

Elmo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.17%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Elmo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elmo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,250$99,010
Households$72,750$78,532
Married Families$108,214$-999,999,999
Non Families-$43,962

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elmo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elmo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elmo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Elmo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elmo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War8
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War5
Korea0
World War II0

Elmo Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 547
65 to 746
75+3
55 to 641
18 to 340

Elmo Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White177.94%

Elmo Veterans by Race

Elmo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elmo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Elmo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elmo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elmo 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

78.98%

Born in Elmo

91.72%

Native Born

8.28%

Foreign Born

8.28%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.72% of Elmo residents were born in the United States, with 78.98% having been born in Minnesota. 8.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elmo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933310.3%
202833210.3%
202733110.3%
202633010.3%
202532910.3%
202432810.31%
202332710.31%
202232610.31%
2021325-1-0.31%
2020326-4-1.21%
2019330-1-0.3%
201833110.3%
201733000%
201633010.3%
201532900%
2014329-1-0.3%
201333010.3%
2012329-2-0.6%
201133100%
201033100%

Elmo Population by Year