Le Center, Minnesota Population 2021

2,558
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Le Center is a city located in Le Sueur County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Le Sueur County. With a 2020 population of 2,558, it is the 231st largest city in Minnesota and the 6760th largest city in the United States . Le Center is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 2.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,499 in 2010. Le Center reached it's highest population of 2,558 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Le Center has a population density of 1,525 people per square mile.

The average household income in Le Center is $66,793 with a poverty rate of 16.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $140,400. The median age in Le Center is 34 years, 30.5 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Le Center Demographics

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

  • White: 93.29%
  • Other race: 5.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Le Center, Minnesota is 2,558 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,495.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,499.

Le Center, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30993.29%
Some Other Race1355.45%
Two or More Races210.85%
Asian50.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.20%
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Le Center Population by Race

Le Center Population Pyramid $2021

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Le Center Median Age

34


Total

30.5


Male

37.1


Female

Le Center Adults

There are 1,782 adults, (353 of whom are seniors) in Le Center.

Le Center Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Le Center Sex Ratio

Female

1,176

47.52%

Male

1,299

52.48%

Le Center Population by Age

Le Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Le Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
Male70.6%29.4%
All68.3%31.7%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female54.2%45.8%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Le Center Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9232.6368.3
Married4123.3681.1
Non Family3471.2756.5
Female963.5254.2
Male683.9670.6

3.28

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Le Center Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1197.45%
9th to 12th Grade915.69%
High School Graduate56435.29%
Some College32220.15%
Associates Degree19312.08%
Bachelors Degree21613.52%
Graduate Degree935.82%
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Le Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Le Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3271,250286
Hispanic26113123
Other Race7010
Native American52
Asian55

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 white people with a rate of 21.55%.

Le Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,016$41,864$31,103
Less Than 9th Grade$30,781$32,266$20,804
High School Graduate$36,033$48,333$26,033
Some College$39,792$43,382$33,000
Bachelors Degree$40,764$45,313$34,500
Graduate Degree$38,920$38,295$48,417

$38,016

Average Earnings

$41,864

Average Male

$31,103

Average Female

Le Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Le Center Language by Age

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Le Center Language

76.58% of Le Center residents speak only English, while 23.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.09% of the population.

Le Center Language

Le Center Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,85020411.03%
Hispanic56218833.45%

16.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.73%

Male Poverty Rate

18.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Le Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Le Center is Hispanic, with 33.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Le Center is White, with 11.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.50%.

Le Center Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.26%
High School13.18%
Some College9.39%
Bachelors or Greater6.56%

Le Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.15%
Female Employed12.97%
Male Unemployed9.84%
Male Employed7.90%

Le Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Le Center Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,659$66,793
Families$71,250$77,335
Married Families$88,333-
Non Families$35,250$41,829
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Income by Household Type

Le Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Le Center Married by Age and Sex

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Le Center 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.

Le Center Marital Status by Race

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Le Center Marital Status

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80

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
Korea11
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War4
World War II2

Le Center Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+38
65 to 7417
55 to 6414
35 to 547
18 to 344

Le Center Veterans by Age

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Le Center Veterans by Race

Le Center Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Le Center Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Le Center Employment by Age

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Le Center Employment by Race

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Le Center 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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76.93%

Born in Le Center

86.14%

Native Born

13.86%

Foreign Born

13.09%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.14% of Le Center residents were born in the United States, with 76.93% having been born in Minnesota. 13.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Le Center Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,558210.83%
20202,537210.83%
20192,516210.84%
20182,495100.40%
20172,485261.06%
20162,459-4-0.16%
20152,463-13-0.53%
20142,4760.00%
20132,476-8-0.32%
20122,484-17-0.68%
20112,501-2-0.08%
20102,5030.00%

Le Center Population by Year