Leaf River, Minnesota Population 2024

496

Leaf River is a city located in Cass County, Otter Tail County, Todd County, and Wadena County Minnesota. Leaf River has a 2024 population of 496. Leaf River is currently growing at a rate of 1.02% annually and its population has increased by 4.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 475 in 2020.

The average household income in Leaf River is $89,401 with a poverty rate of 17.08%. The median age in Leaf River is 45.3 years: 46.8 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Leaf River Demographics

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

  • White: 84.62%
  • Two or more races: 10.17%
  • Black or African American: 5.08%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
14.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.42% (21)
The current population of Leaf River, Minnesota is 496 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 475.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White64984.62%
Two or more races7810.17%
Black or African American395.08%
Native American10.13%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Leaf River Population by Race

Leaf River Population Pyramid 2024

Leaf River Median Age

45.3

Total

46.8

Male

39.4

Female

Leaf River Adults

There are 596 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Leaf River.

Leaf River Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Leaf River Sex Ratio

Female36247.2%
Male40552.8%

Leaf River Population by Age

Leaf River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2712.4787.812.2
Married1362.8888.211.8
Non Family681.2995.64.4
Female442.251000
Male23439.160.9

2.69

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

87.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leaf River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade275.04%
Associates Degree499.14%
Bachelors Degree407.46%
Graduate Degree224.1%
High School Graduate26950.19%
Less Than 9th Grade203.73%
Some College10920.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White46842953
Black39318
2+ Races28281
Hispanic220
Native American110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.51%.

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,000$41,250$50,417
Graduate Degree$0$0$67,188
High School Graduate$42,328$61,071$41,983
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,121$47,500$41,500
Some College$38,906$58,333$36,518

$42,121

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$41,500

Average Female

Leaf River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leaf River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leaf River Language

98.58% of Leaf River residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Leaf River Language

Leaf River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6449013.98%
Black392564.1%
Multiple781620.51%

17.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.72%

Male Poverty Rate

10.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leaf River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leaf River is Black, with 64.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leaf River is White, with 13.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.95%.

Leaf River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.66%
High School22.68%
Some College18.99%
Bachelors or Greater12.9%

Leaf River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed6.15%
Female Employed3.92%
Female Unemployed0%

Leaf River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leaf River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$94,464$100,367
Households$81,544$89,401
Married Families$95,833$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,750$45,793

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leaf River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Leaf River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leaf River 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.

Leaf River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leaf River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

34

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam18
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War2
Korea1
World War II0

Leaf River Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7411
75+11
35 to 5410
18 to 342
55 to 640

Leaf River Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White336.33%
2+ Races12.86%
Hispanic120%

Leaf River Veterans by Race

Leaf River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leaf River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Leaf River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leaf River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leaf River 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

82.79%

Born in Leaf River

99.87%

Native Born

0.13%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.87% of Leaf River residents were born in the United States, with 82.79% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leaf River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202952150.97%
202851650.98%
202751150.99%
202650651%
202550151.01%
202449651.02%
202349151.03%
202248651.04%
202148161.26%
2020475-42-8.12%
2019517-4-0.77%
201852140.77%
201751730.58%
2016514-3-0.58%
201551710.19%
2014516-2-0.39%
201351800%
2012518-2-0.38%
2011520-6-1.14%
201052600%

Leaf River Population by Year