Little Falls, Minnesota Population 2021

8,744
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Little Falls is a city located in Morrison County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Morrison County. With a 2020 population of 8,744, it is the 109th largest city in Minnesota and the 3393rd largest city in the United States . Little Falls is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,343 in 2010. Little Falls reached it's highest population of 8,822 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Little Falls has a population density of 1,173 people per square mile.

The average household income in Little Falls is $62,847 with a poverty rate of 15.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $128,400. The median age in Little Falls is 41.2 years, 38.1 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

Little Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 94.78%
  • Black or African American: 1.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Little Falls, Minnesota is 8,744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,672.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,343.

Little Falls, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,21294.78%
Two or More Races1531.77%
Black or African American1531.77%
Asian800.92%
Some Other Race550.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.13%
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Little Falls Population by Race

Little Falls Population Pyramid $2021

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Little Falls Median Age

41.2


Total

38.1


Male

47.5


Female

Little Falls Adults

There are 6,776 adults, (1,869 of whom are seniors) in Little Falls.

Little Falls Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Little Falls Sex Ratio

Female

4,534

52.33%

Male

4,130

47.67%

Little Falls Population by Age

Little Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Little Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
Male67.2%32.8%
All58.5%41.5%
Female45.4%54.6%
Non Family41.1%58.9%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Little Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7402.2158.5
Non Family1,5881.141.1
Married1,5682.9879.1
Female4562.9945.4
Male1283.7867.2

2.93

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Little Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2564.19%
9th to 12th Grade3766.16%
High School Graduate2,34938.49%
Some College1,42223.30%
Associates Degree5008.19%
Bachelors Degree88714.53%
Graduate Degree3135.13%
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Little Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Little Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,8565,3091,190
Hispanic8842
Black7171
2+ Races474710
Asian39
Other Race2512
Native American11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 21.28%.

Little Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,511$36,890$25,257
Less Than 9th Grade$21,875$21,964$21,845
High School Graduate$24,865$28,148$23,259
Some College$30,663$41,282$22,667
Bachelors Degree$37,159$48,534$35,721
Graduate Degree$59,191$60,515$58,676

$30,511

Average Earnings

$36,890

Average Male

$25,257

Average Female

Little Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Little Falls Language by Age

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Little Falls Language

96.93% of Little Falls residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Little Falls Language

Little Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9771,04513.10%
Black132132100.00%
Asian8080100.00%
Multiple1375640.88%
Hispanic129107.75%

15.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.39%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Little Falls

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Little Falls is Hispanic, with 7.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.69%.

Little Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.83%
Some College17.25%
High School13.23%
Bachelors or Greater7.09%

Little Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.87%
Female Unemployed29.31%
Female Employed18.85%
Male Employed5.53%

Little Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Little Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,031$62,847
Families$63,396$81,727
Married Families$72,813-
Non Families$23,004$35,744
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Income by Household Type

Little Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Little Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Little 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.

Little Falls Marital Status by Race

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Little Falls Marital Status

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614

Number of Veterans

559

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam284
First Gulf War85
Korea73
Second Gulf War62
World War II51

Little Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+212
55 to 64175
65 to 74122
35 to 5478
18 to 3427

Little Falls Veterans by Age

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Little Falls Veterans by Race

Little Falls Veterans by Education

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15.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Little Falls Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Little Falls Employment by Age

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Little Falls Employment by Race

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Little 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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83.46%

Born in Little Falls

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Little Falls residents were born in the United States, with 83.46% having been born in Minnesota. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Little Falls Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,744240.28%
20208,720240.28%
20198,696240.28%
20188,672-20-0.23%
20178,692250.29%
20168,667640.74%
20158,603-18-0.21%
20148,621-32-0.37%
20138,653-92-1.05%
20128,745-51-0.58%
20118,796-26-0.29%
20108,8221,1031.34%
20007,7194870.65%
19907,232-18-0.02%
19807,250-217-0.29%
19707,467-84-0.11%
19607,5518341.18%
19506,7176701.06%
19406,0471,0331.89%
19305,014-486-0.92%
19205,500-578-0.99%
19106,0783040.51%
19005,7740.00%

Little Falls Population by Year