Grand Marais, Minnesota Population 2021

1,377
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Grand Marais is a city located in Cook County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Cook County. With a 2020 population of 1,377, it is the 305th largest city in Minnesota and the 9049th largest city in the United States . Grand Marais is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,351 in 2010. Grand Marais reached it's highest population of 1,377 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Grand Marais has a population density of 473 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grand Marais is $54,347 with a poverty rate of 20.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $195,000. The median age in Grand Marais is 45.1 years, 41.3 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Grand Marais Demographics

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

  • White: 93.02%
  • Other race: 3.08%
  • Native American: 2.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grand Marais, Minnesota is 1,377 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,347.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,351.

Grand Marais, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,23993.02%
Some Other Race413.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native392.93%
Two or More Races120.90%
Black or African American10.08%
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Grand Marais Population by Race

Grand Marais Population Pyramid $2021

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Grand Marais Median Age

45.1


Total

41.3


Male

46.5


Female

Grand Marais Adults

There are 1,121 adults, (345 of whom are seniors) in Grand Marais.

Grand Marais Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Marais Sex Ratio

Female

642

48.20%

Male

690

51.80%

Grand Marais Population by Age

Grand Marais Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grand Marais Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
Female60.4%39.6%
All53.1%46.9%
Male40%60%
Non Family37.1%62.9%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grand Marais Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6991.8553.1
Non Family3561.137.1
Married2802.6172.9
Female482.7760.4
Male152.5340

2.56

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

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Grand Marais Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.88%
9th to 12th Grade272.67%
High School Graduate28027.72%
Some College19719.50%
Associates Degree858.42%
Bachelors Degree26326.04%
Graduate Degree13913.76%
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Grand Marais Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grand Marais Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White962930393
Native American2424
Hispanic24109
Other Race14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.85%.

Grand Marais Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,083$39,327$27,308
Less Than 9th Grade$16,719$16,719$
High School Graduate$26,932$31,597$25,625
Some College$38,409$47,857$14,219
Bachelors Degree$40,000$36,364$48,056
Graduate Degree$40,417$50,769$30,114

$33,083

Average Earnings

$39,327

Average Male

$27,308

Average Female

Grand Marais Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grand Marais Language by Age

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Grand Marais Language

93.03% of Grand Marais residents speak only English, while 6.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.86% of the population.

Grand Marais Language

Grand Marais Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,18420317.15%
Hispanic595186.44%
Other413892.68%
Native39923.08%

20.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.86%

Male Poverty Rate

23.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grand Marais

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grand Marais is Other, with 92.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Marais is White, with 17.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.31%.

Grand Marais Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.50%
Some College20.96%
Bachelors or Greater9.70%
High School6.90%

Grand Marais Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed23.35%
Female Employed20.22%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Grand Marais Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grand Marais Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,298$54,347
Families$58,491$63,494
Married Families$59,397-
Non Families$31,721$44,624
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Income by Household Type

Grand Marais Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Grand Marais Married by Age and Sex

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Grand Marais 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 35-44.

Grand Marais Marital Status by Race

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Grand Marais Marital Status

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135

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
Korea31
Second Gulf War10
World War II3
First Gulf War

Grand Marais Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+62
65 to 7458
18 to 3410
55 to 645
35 to 54

Grand Marais Veterans by Age

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Grand Marais Veterans by Race

Grand Marais Veterans by Education

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4.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grand Marais Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Grand Marais Employment by Age

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Grand Marais Employment by Race

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Grand Marais 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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53.23%

Born in Grand Marais

92.57%

Native Born

7.43%

Foreign Born

5.18%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.57% of Grand Marais residents were born in the United States, with 53.23% having been born in Minnesota. 5.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Grand Marais Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,377100.73%
20201,367100.74%
20191,357100.74%
20181,347-16-1.17%
20171,363110.81%
20161,352151.12%
20151,337-5-0.37%
20141,34290.68%
20131,333-5-0.37%
20121,338-14-1.04%
20111,352100.75%
20101,3420.00%

Grand Marais Population by Year