Grand Marais, Minnesota Population 2024

1,360

Grand Marais is a city located in Cook County Minnesota. Grand Marais has a 2024 population of 1,360. It is also the county seat of Cook County. Grand Marais is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 1.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,340 in 2020.

The average household income in Grand Marais is $76,360 with a poverty rate of 9%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Grand Marais is 45.1 years, 45.7 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Grand Marais Demographics

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

  • White: 90.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.96%
  • Native American: 3.11%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
467.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.49% (20)
The current population of Grand Marais, Minnesota is 1,360 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,340.

Grand Marais, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,60590.78%
Two or more races703.96%
Native American553.11%
Other race311.75%
Black or African American70.4%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Grand Marais Population by Race

Grand Marais Population Pyramid 2024

Grand Marais Median Age

45.1

Total

45.7

Male

42.8

Female

Grand Marais Adults

There are 1,467 adults, (420 of whom are seniors) in Grand Marais.

Grand Marais Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Marais Sex Ratio

Female84047.51%
Male92852.49%

Grand Marais Population by Age

Grand Marais Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8312.076238
Married4282.779.420.6
Non Family3651.1244.455.6
Female234.3530.469.6
Male153.934060

2.82

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Grand Marais Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.81%
9th to 12th Grade402.93%
High School Graduate38328.04%
Some College22116.18%
Associates Degree1047.61%
Bachelors Degree26919.69%
Graduate Degree33824.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Grand Marais Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grand Marais Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2741,237598
2+ Races38286
Hispanic31319
Native American30260
Other Race16160
Black550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.94%.

Grand Marais Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,332$46,667$33,536
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$29,398$36,071$28,102
Some College$46,154$55,417$32,188
Bachelors Degree$56,589$0$55,964
Graduate Degree$36,210$37,333$35,156

$37,332

Average Earnings

$46,667

Average Male

$33,536

Average Female

Grand Marais Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grand Marais Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Grand Marais Language

95.34% of Grand Marais residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Grand Marais Language

Grand Marais Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,562875.57%
Multiple704868.57%
Native512039.22%

9%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.67%

Male Poverty Rate

7.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grand Marais

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grand Marais is Multiple, with 68.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Marais is White, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.43%.

Grand Marais Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.9%
Some College8.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.66%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Grand Marais Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.88%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Grand Marais Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grand Marais Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$68,640$76,360
Families$77,333$92,888
Married Families$81,786$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,625$55,259

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Grand Marais Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Grand Marais Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Grand Marais 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 45-54.

Grand Marais Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Grand Marais Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

135

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam77
Korea25
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Grand Marais Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7459
75+52
55 to 6424
18 to 340
35 to 540

Grand Marais Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1259.27%
2+ Races1020%

Grand Marais Veterans by Race

Grand Marais Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grand Marais Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Grand Marais Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Grand Marais Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Grand Marais 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

61.65%

Born in Grand Marais

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.12% of Grand Marais residents were born in the United States, with 61.65% having been born in Minnesota. 1.07% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,38550.36%
20281,38050.36%
20271,37550.36%
20261,37050.37%
20251,36550.37%
20241,36050.37%
20231,35550.37%
20221,350120.9%
20211,338-2-0.15%
20201,340-6-0.45%
20191,34620.15%
20181,344-19-1.39%
20171,36390.66%
20161,354161.2%
20151,338-4-0.3%
20141,34290.68%
20131,333-6-0.45%
20121,339-13-0.96%
20111,352100.75%
20101,34200%

Grand Marais Population by Year