Hector, Minnesota Population 2024

984

Hector is a city located in Meeker County and Renville County Minnesota. Hector has a 2024 population of 984. Hector is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -3.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,020 in 2020.

The average household income in Hector is $70,725 with a poverty rate of 6.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hector is 38.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Hector Demographics

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

  • White: 88.82%
  • Two or more races: 7.19%
  • Other race: 3.37%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
544.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.53% (-36)
The current population of Hector, Minnesota is 984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,020.

Hector, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,00188.82%
Two or more races817.19%
Other race383.37%
Asian60.53%
Black or African American10.09%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hector Population by Race

Hector Population Pyramid 2024

Hector Median Age

38.3

Total

38.2

Male

38.3

Female

Hector Adults

There are 891 adults, (198 of whom are seniors) in Hector.

Hector Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hector Sex Ratio

Female56550.13%
Male56249.87%

Hector Population by Age

Hector Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4242.6576.723.3
Non Family1731.2156.643.4
Married1683.3795.24.8
Female604.2883.316.7
Male233.9173.926.1

3.32

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hector Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade162.19%
9th to 12th Grade719.7%
High School Graduate31342.76%
Some College13318.17%
Associates Degree10414.21%
Bachelors Degree8611.75%
Graduate Degree91.23%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hector Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hector Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White68260895
2+ Races31310
Hispanic1740
Other Race1300
Asian660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.93%.

Hector Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,768$35,833$38,482
Less Than 9th Grade$14,340$13,889$34,125
High School Graduate$32,946$29,542$33,929
Some College$44,000$52,083$41,058
Bachelors Degree$55,000$54,167$55,833
Graduate Degree$60,625$0$60,625

$37,768

Average Earnings

$35,833

Average Male

$38,482

Average Female

Hector Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hector Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hector Language

94.13% of Hector residents speak only English, while 5.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.3% of the population.

Hector Language

Hector Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White978515.21%
Hispanic621625.81%
Multiple8167.41%
Other3837.89%

6.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.81%

Male Poverty Rate

7.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hector

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hector is Hispanic, with 25.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hector is White, with 5.21% 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 9.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.72%.

Hector Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.84%
Some College5.91%
High School4.15%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Hector Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.48%
Male Employed1.92%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Hector Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hector Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$57,788$70,725
Families$70,313$86,109
Married Families$79,792$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,893$42,927

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hector Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hector Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hector Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hector Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hector Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

76

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War7
Korea6
World War II0

Hector Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6428
65 to 7424
35 to 5410
75+10
18 to 344

Hector Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White769.33%

Hector Veterans by Race

Hector Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hector Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hector Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hector Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hector 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

86.16%

Born in Hector

98.31%

Native Born

1.69%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.31% of Hector residents were born in the United States, with 86.16% having been born in Minnesota. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hector Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029939-9-0.95%
2028948-9-0.94%
2027957-9-0.93%
2026966-9-0.92%
2025975-9-0.91%
2024984-9-0.91%
2023993-9-0.9%
20221,002-11-1.09%
20211,013-7-0.69%
20201,020-30-2.86%
20191,050-8-0.76%
20181,058-5-0.47%
20171,06340.38%
20161,059-17-1.58%
20151,076-12-1.1%
20141,088-12-1.09%
20131,100-18-1.61%
20121,118-13-1.15%
20111,131-19-1.65%
20101,15000%

Hector Population by Year