Leech Lake, Minnesota Population 2024

532

Leech Lake is a city located in Beltrami County, Cass County, and Hubbard County Minnesota. Leech Lake has a 2024 population of 532. Leech Lake is currently growing at a rate of 2.31% annually and its population has increased by 9.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 487 in 2020.

The average household income in Leech Lake is $83,311 with a poverty rate of 11.6%. The median age in Leech Lake is 46.2 years: 42.8 years for males, and 57.8 years for females.

Leech Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 69.2%
  • Native American: 27.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
23.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
22.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.24% (45)
The current population of Leech Lake, Minnesota is 532 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 487.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White36469.2%
Native American14327.19%
Two or more races163.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.38%
Asian10.19%
Black or African American00%
Other race00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Leech Lake Population by Race

Leech Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Leech Lake Median Age

46.2

Total

42.8

Male

57.8

Female

Leech Lake Adults

There are 438 adults, (156 of whom are seniors) in Leech Lake.

Leech Lake Age Dependency

86.5

Age Dependency Ratio

55.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Leech Lake Sex Ratio

Female23845.25%
Male28854.75%

Leech Lake Population by Age

Leech Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2522.0694.85.2
Married1402.2397.92.1
Non Family861.1491.98.1
Female154.938020
Male113.181000

2.46

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

94.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leech Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade71.71%
Associates Degree389.27%
Bachelors Degree6014.63%
Graduate Degree4110%
High School Graduate10325.12%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College16139.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leech Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leech Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White30229898
Native American97942
2+ Races10100
Hispanic330
Asian111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Leech Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$52,500
Graduate Degree$63,750$53,750$83,125
High School Graduate$36,875$44,063$22,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$33,750$0$35,625
Some College$29,375$0$34,107

$33,750

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$35,625

Average Female

Leech Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leech Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leech Lake Language

95.35% of Leech Lake residents speak only English, while 4.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.64% of the population.

Leech Lake Language

Leech Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3584312.01%
Native1431711.89%
Multiple1616.25%

11.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.07%

Male Poverty Rate

13.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leech Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leech Lake is White, with 12.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leech Lake is Multiple, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.12%.

Leech Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
Some College12.06%
High School7.77%
Bachelors or Greater5.94%

Leech Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40%
Male Unemployed11.76%
Male Employed7.95%
Female Employed6.98%

Leech Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leech Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$103,214$107,100
Households$72,500$83,311
Married Families$103,929$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,250$31,220

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leech Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Leech Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leech Lake 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 55-64.

Leech Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leech Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

74

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War47
Vietnam18
Korea2
First Gulf War1
World War II0

Leech Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5441
65 to 7413
75+12
18 to 347
55 to 641

Leech Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American4034.48%
White3411%

Leech Lake Veterans by Race

Leech Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

67.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leech Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.2%

Employment Rate

26%

Unemployment Rate

Leech Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leech Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leech Lake 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

79.47%

Born in Leech Lake

99.81%

Native Born

0.19%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.81% of Leech Lake residents were born in the United States, with 79.47% 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 Asia.

Leech Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029592122.07%
2028580122.11%
2027568122.16%
2026556122.21%
2025544122.26%
2024532122.31%
2023520122.36%
2022508122.42%
202149691.85%
2020487306.56%
201945740.88%
201845310.22%
201745261.35%
201644651.13%
201544130.68%
201443820.46%
201343610.23%
201243510.23%
2011434-4-0.91%
201043800%

Leech Lake Population by Year