Hector, Minnesota Population 2021

1,038
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Hector is a city located in Renville County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,038, it is the 350th largest city in Minnesota and the 10153rd largest city in the United States . Hector is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -9.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,151 in 2010. Hector reached it's highest population of 1,150 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Hector has a population density of 575 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hector is $68,663 with a poverty rate of 5.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $817 per month, and the median house value is $81,900. The median age in Hector is 46.5 years, 43.9 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

Hector Demographics

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

  • White: 87.14%
  • Other race: 12.04%
  • Two or more races: 0.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hector, Minnesota is 1,038 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,056.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,151.

Hector, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84787.14%
Some Other Race11712.04%
Two or More Races60.62%
Black or African American20.21%
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Hector Population by Race

Hector Population Pyramid $2021

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Hector Median Age

46.5


Total

43.9


Male

47.5


Female

Hector Adults

There are 752 adults, (216 of whom are seniors) in Hector.

Hector Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Hector Sex Ratio

Female

468

48.15%

Male

504

51.85%

Hector Population by Age

Hector Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hector Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.2%4.8%
Male87%13%
All80.4%19.6%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female52.5%47.5%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hector Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4332.2380.4
Married2082.7195.2
Non Family1621.1767.3
Female402.952.5
Male234.2687

2.65

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Hector Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade355.12%
9th to 12th Grade598.64%
High School Graduate19127.96%
Some College20229.58%
Associates Degree7310.69%
Bachelors Degree9914.49%
Graduate Degree243.51%
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Hector Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hector Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White638589123
Hispanic45
Other Race45

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.28%.

Hector Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,239$45,573$30,385
Less Than 9th Grade$29,453$50,313$28,984
High School Graduate$35,833$39,167$30,500
Some College$31,731$42,083$27,386
Bachelors Degree$60,000$47,232$61,875
Graduate Degree$54,167$$43,750

$38,239

Average Earnings

$45,573

Average Male

$30,385

Average Female

Hector Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hector Language by Age

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Hector Language

86.21% of Hector residents speak only English, while 13.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.13% of the population.

Hector Language

Hector Poverty by Race

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5.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.19%

Male Poverty Rate

4.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hector

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hector is White, with 6.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hector is White, with 6.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.59%.

Hector Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.53%
High School5.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%
Some College3.27%

Hector Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.32%
Female Employed1.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hector Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hector Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,803$68,663
Families$64,950$77,446
Married Families$71,333-
Non Families$35,000$49,325
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Income by Household Type

Hector Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hector Married by Age and Sex

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Hector 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 55-64.

Hector Marital Status by Race

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Hector Marital Status

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84

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
Second Gulf War12
Korea7
World War II3
First Gulf War2

Hector Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7431
75+26
55 to 6417
35 to 546
18 to 344

Hector Veterans by Age

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Hector Veterans by Race

Hector Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hector Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hector Employment by Age

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Hector Employment by Race

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Hector 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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80.56%

Born in Hector

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

4.63%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Hector residents were born in the United States, with 80.56% having been born in Minnesota. 4.63% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,038-6-0.57%
20201,044-6-0.57%
20191,050-6-0.57%
20181,056-8-0.75%
20171,06440.38%
20161,060-16-1.49%
20151,076-12-1.10%
20141,088-12-1.09%
20131,100-18-1.61%
20121,118-12-1.06%
20111,130-20-1.74%
20101,1500.00%

Hector Population by Year