Ghent, Minnesota Population 2024

377

Ghent is a city located in Lyon County Minnesota. Ghent has a 2024 population of 377. Ghent is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 373 in 2020.

The average household income in Ghent is $94,989 with a poverty rate of 6.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ghent is 36.5 years, 26.5 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Ghent Demographics

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

  • White: 84.68%
  • Two or more races: 13.35%
  • Black or African American: 1.75%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,204.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.07% (4)
The current population of Ghent, Minnesota is 377 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 373.

Ghent, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38784.68%
Two or more races6113.35%
Black or African American81.75%
Asian10.22%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ghent Population by Race

Ghent Population Pyramid 2024

Ghent Median Age

36.5

Total

26.5

Male

42.3

Female

Ghent Adults

There are 338 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Ghent.

Ghent Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ghent Sex Ratio

Female21346.61%
Male24453.39%

Ghent Population by Age

Ghent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1662.7580.719.3
Married823.5492.77.3
Non Family481.4485.414.6
Female262.2726.973.1
Male103.91000

3.2

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ghent Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade124.33%
9th to 12th Grade82.89%
High School Graduate9735.02%
Some College5419.49%
Associates Degree3512.64%
Bachelors Degree5118.41%
Graduate Degree207.22%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ghent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White25223665
Hispanic19164
2+ Races1180
Black552
Asian100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 40%.

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,833$56,042$41,250
Less Than 9th Grade$85,556$0$0
High School Graduate$43,750$58,750$16,771
Some College$41,500$43,125$40,938
Bachelors Degree$55,000$60,417$51,250
Graduate Degree$81,250$91,875$58,750

$50,833

Average Earnings

$56,042

Average Male

$41,250

Average Female

Ghent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ghent Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ghent Language

96.36% of Ghent residents speak only English, while 3.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Ghent Language

Ghent Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White379205.28%
Hispanic671014.93%
Multiple6123.28%
Asian11100%

6.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.87%

Male Poverty Rate

11.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ghent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ghent is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ghent is Multiple, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.05%.

Ghent Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20%
High School12.37%
Bachelors or Greater8.45%
Some College7.87%

Ghent Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ghent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ghent Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$69,375$94,989
Families$84,167$113,847
Married Families$95,556$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,667$43,131

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ghent Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ghent Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Ghent Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ghent Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam11
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War5
Korea0
World War II0

Ghent Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7410
35 to 546
55 to 643
75+2
18 to 341

Ghent Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White227.24%

Ghent Veterans by Race

Ghent Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ghent Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

71.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ghent Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ghent Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ghent 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

73.96%

Born in Ghent

96.06%

Native Born

3.94%

Foreign Born

3.28%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.06% of Ghent residents were born in the United States, with 73.96% having been born in Minnesota. 3.28% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938210.26%
202838110.26%
202738010.26%
202637910.26%
202537810.27%
202437710.27%
202337610.27%
2022375-1-0.27%
202137630.8%
202037351.36%
2019368-2-0.54%
2018370-2-0.54%
2017372-3-0.8%
201637530.81%
201537200%
201437220.54%
2013370-2-0.54%
2012372-5-1.33%
201137700%
201037700%

Ghent Population by Year