Ghent, Minnesota Population 2021

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Ghent is a city located in Lyon County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 360, it is the 553rd largest city in Minnesota and the 14653rd largest city in the United States . Ghent is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -2.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 370 in 2010. Ghent reached it's highest population of 377 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Ghent has a population density of 1,150 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ghent is $76,910 with a poverty rate of 11.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $126,100. The median age in Ghent is 36.4 years, 34.3 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Ghent Demographics

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

  • White: 84.03%
  • Other race: 13.51%
  • Black or African American: 1.97%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ghent, Minnesota is 360 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 369.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 370.

Ghent, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34284.03%
Some Other Race5513.51%
Black or African American81.97%
Two or More Races10.25%
Asian10.25%
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Ghent Population by Race

Ghent Population Pyramid $2021

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Ghent Median Age

36.4


Total

34.3


Male

38.1


Female

Ghent Adults

There are 297 adults, (62 of whom are seniors) in Ghent.

Ghent Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ghent Sex Ratio

Female

211

51.84%

Male

196

48.16%

Ghent Population by Age

Ghent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ghent Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98%2%
All89.6%10.4%
Non Family81.1%18.9%
Male71.4%28.6%
Female58.3%41.7%

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ghent Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1542.6489.6
Married983.0398
Non Family371.4681.1
Female122.8358.3
Male73.1471.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Ghent Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade155.26%
High School Graduate9934.74%
Some College7325.61%
Associates Degree4315.09%
Bachelors Degree3612.63%
Graduate Degree196.67%
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Ghent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24824751
Hispanic31182
Other Race2714
Black552
Asian1
2+ Races11

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 40.00%.

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,964$40,833$30,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,938$39,375$21,042
Some College$35,156$39,583$28,750
Bachelors Degree$41,964$41,750$43,750
Graduate Degree$73,750$$51,250

$36,964

Average Earnings

$40,833

Average Male

$30,500

Average Female

Ghent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ghent Language by Age

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Ghent Language

83.46% of Ghent residents speak only English, while 16.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.22% of the population.

Ghent Language

Ghent Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White337247.12%
Hispanic592033.90%
Other551629.09%
Multiple11100.00%
Asian11100.00%

11.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.12%

Male Poverty Rate

17.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ghent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ghent is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ghent is White, with 7.12% 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 13.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.35%.

Ghent Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.00%
High School15.15%
Some College11.21%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%

Ghent Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed4.39%
Female Employed0.00%

Ghent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ghent Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,000$76,910
Families$65,625$90,003
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families$22,188$31,789
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Income by Household Type

Ghent Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ghent Married by Age and Sex

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Ghent 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.

Ghent Marital Status by Race

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Ghent Marital Status

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27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War3
Korea1
World War II

Ghent Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 649
35 to 547
75+6
65 to 745
18 to 34

Ghent Veterans by Age

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Ghent Veterans by Race

Ghent Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ghent Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ghent Employment by Age

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Ghent Employment by Race

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Ghent 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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64.37%

Born in Ghent

90.42%

Native Born

9.58%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

5.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.42% of Ghent residents were born in the United States, with 64.37% having been born in Minnesota. 4.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ghent Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021360-3-0.83%
2020363-3-0.82%
2019366-3-0.81%
2018369-2-0.54%
2017371-3-0.80%
201637420.54%
20153720.00%
201437220.54%
2013370-2-0.54%
2012372-5-1.33%
20113770.00%
20103770.00%

Ghent Population by Year