International Falls, Minnesota Population 2021

5,579
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International Falls is a city located in Koochiching County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Koochiching County. With a 2020 population of 5,579, it is the 138th largest city in Minnesota and the 4469th largest city in the United States . International Falls is currently declining at a rate of -2.04% annually and its population has decreased by -13.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,424 in 2010. International Falls reached it's highest population of 8,325 in 1990. Spanning over 6 miles, International Falls has a population density of 871 people per square mile.

The average household income in International Falls is $54,761 with a poverty rate of 16.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $641 per month, and the median house value is $88,200. The median age in International Falls is 46.5 years, 42 years for males, and 49 years for females.

International Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 93.36%
  • Native American: 3.56%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of International Falls, Minnesota is 5,579 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,927.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,424.

International Falls, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,58493.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native2133.56%
Two or More Races771.29%
Black or African American701.17%
Asian240.40%
Some Other Race130.22%
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International Falls Population by Race

International Falls Population Pyramid $2021

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International Falls Median Age

46.5


Total

42


Male

49


Female

International Falls Adults

There are 4,788 adults, (1,387 of whom are seniors) in International Falls.

International Falls Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

International Falls Sex Ratio

Female

3,043

50.88%

Male

2,938

49.12%

International Falls Population by Age

International Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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International Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All67.6%32.4%
Female54.3%45.7%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Male50.3%49.7%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

International Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6582.1567.6
Non Family1,1471.1453.8
Married1,0412.8589.4
Female3113.1954.3
Male1592.8550.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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International Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1603.72%
9th to 12th Grade2696.26%
High School Graduate1,48834.61%
Some College1,28529.89%
Associates Degree4219.79%
Bachelors Degree56013.03%
Graduate Degree1162.70%
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International Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

International Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0163,660658
Native American171125
Black3819
2+ Races38385
Asian202013
Hispanic168
Other Race8

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.00%.

International Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,095$46,354$22,683
Less Than 9th Grade$$22,775$11,176
High School Graduate$23,000$50,265$13,036
Some College$31,507$44,801$23,716
Bachelors Degree$60,915$61,979$60,117
Graduate Degree$$149,773$

$31,095

Average Earnings

$46,354

Average Male

$22,683

Average Female

International Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

International Falls Language by Age

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International Falls Language

96.13% of International Falls residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

International Falls Language

International Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,43572713.38%
Native20812158.17%
Multiple755370.67%
Black3535100.00%
Asian1818100.00%
Hispanic16850.00%

16.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.88%

Male Poverty Rate

19.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in International Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in International Falls is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in International Falls is White, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.75%.

International Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.61%
High School16.76%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%

International Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.34%
Male Unemployed45.97%
Female Employed10.62%
Male Employed8.74%

International Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

International Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,208$54,761
Families$62,470$70,210
Married Families$69,250-
Non Families$28,976$33,751
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Income by Household Type

International Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

International Falls Married by Age and Sex

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International Falls 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.

International Falls Marital Status by Race

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International Falls Marital Status

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468

Number of Veterans

465

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam163
World War II111
First Gulf War84
Second Gulf War45
Korea17

International Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+167
65 to 74102
55 to 64100
35 to 5466
18 to 3433

International Falls Veterans by Age

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International Falls Veterans by Race

International Falls Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

International Falls Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

International Falls Employment by Age

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International Falls Employment by Race

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International Falls 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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68.57%

Born in International Falls

93.61%

Native Born

6.39%

Foreign Born

3.29%

Non Citizen

3.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.61% of International Falls residents were born in the United States, with 68.57% having been born in Minnesota. 3.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

International Falls Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,579-116-2.04%
20205,695-116-2.00%
20195,811-116-1.96%
20185,927-51-0.85%
20175,978-57-0.94%
20166,035-98-1.60%
20156,133-31-0.50%
20146,164-126-2.00%
20136,290-45-0.71%
20126,335-46-0.72%
20116,381-41-0.64%
20106,422-281-0.43%
20006,703-1,622-2.14%
19908,3252,7144.02%
19805,611-828-1.37%
19706,439-339-0.51%
19606,7785090.78%
19506,2696431.09%
19405,6265901.11%
19305,0361,5883.86%
19203,4480.00%

International Falls Population by Year