Long Prairie, Minnesota Population 2021

3,271
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Long Prairie is a city located in Todd County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Todd County. With a 2020 population of 3,271, it is the 199th largest city in Minnesota and the 5981st largest city in the United States . Long Prairie is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -5.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,458 in 2010. Long Prairie reached it's highest population of 3,459 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Long Prairie has a population density of 1,194 people per square mile.

The average household income in Long Prairie is $52,312 with a poverty rate of 11.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $670 per month, and the median house value is $92,100. The median age in Long Prairie is 43.2 years, 36.7 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Long Prairie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Long Prairie was:

  • White: 79.43%
  • Other race: 11.42%
  • Asian: 3.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Black or African American: 2.02%
  • Native American: 1.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Long Prairie, Minnesota is 3,271 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,316.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,458.

Long Prairie, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,63079.43%
Some Other Race37811.42%
Asian1143.44%
Two or More Races832.51%
Black or African American672.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native391.18%
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Long Prairie Population by Race

Long Prairie Population Pyramid $2021

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Long Prairie Median Age

43.2


Total

36.7


Male

44.6


Female

Long Prairie Adults

There are 2,412 adults, (719 of whom are seniors) in Long Prairie.

Long Prairie Age Dependency

95.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Long Prairie Sex Ratio

Female

1,717

51.86%

Male

1,594

48.14%

Long Prairie Population by Age

Long Prairie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Long Prairie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All60.8%39.2%
Female46.6%53.4%
Male45.7%54.3%
Non Family44.1%55.9%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Long Prairie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3302.3960.8
Non Family6311.2444.1
Married5493.5884.2
Male922.9845.7
Female582.6746.6

3.34

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Long Prairie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34715.78%
9th to 12th Grade29213.28%
High School Graduate73933.61%
Some College33615.28%
Associates Degree1165.28%
Bachelors Degree29713.51%
Graduate Degree723.27%
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Long Prairie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Long Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5801,411325
Hispanic4799919
Other Race18736
Black671
Asian654425
2+ Races232119
Native American63

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 91.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 82.61%.

Long Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,411$43,456$24,000
Less Than 9th Grade$35,217$37,391$25,750
High School Graduate$22,064$$20,417
Some College$37,721$46,397$23,500
Bachelors Degree$58,523$58,693$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,411

Average Earnings

$43,456

Average Male

$24,000

Average Female

Long Prairie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Long Prairie Language by Age

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Long Prairie Language

60.77% of Long Prairie residents speak only English, while 39.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.69% of the population.

Long Prairie Language

Long Prairie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,92428614.86%
Hispanic1,056817.67%
Other378307.94%
Multiple793037.97%
Black66812.12%
Asian11421.75%

11.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.57%

Male Poverty Rate

12.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Long Prairie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Long Prairie is Multiple, with 37.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Long Prairie is Asian, with 1.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.67%.

Long Prairie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College14.35%
High School14.14%
Bachelors or Greater10.08%
Less Than 9th Grade9.69%

Long Prairie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.92%
Female Employed9.21%
Male Employed8.35%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Long Prairie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Long Prairie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,438$52,312
Families$59,261$66,806
Married Families$69,567-
Non Families$28,102$34,502
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Income by Household Type

Long Prairie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Long Prairie Married by Age and Sex

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Long Prairie 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 35-44.

Long Prairie Marital Status by Race

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Long Prairie Marital Status

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189

Number of Veterans

189

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
Korea41
First Gulf War12
World War II6
Second Gulf War

Long Prairie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+108
65 to 7445
55 to 6436
35 to 54
18 to 34

Long Prairie Veterans by Age

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Long Prairie Veterans by Race

Long Prairie Veterans by Education

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13.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Long Prairie Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Long Prairie Employment by Age

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Long Prairie Employment by Race

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Long Prairie 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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61.40%

Born in Long Prairie

80.34%

Native Born

19.66%

Foreign Born

15.98%

Non Citizen

3.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.34% of Long Prairie residents were born in the United States, with 61.40% having been born in Minnesota. 15.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Long Prairie Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,271-15-0.46%
20203,286-15-0.45%
20193,301-15-0.45%
20183,316-10-0.30%
20173,326-2-0.06%
20163,328-7-0.21%
20153,335-17-0.51%
20143,352-28-0.83%
20133,380-37-1.08%
20123,417-29-0.84%
20113,446-13-0.38%
20103,4594191.30%
20003,0402540.88%
19902,786-73-0.26%
19802,8590.00%

Long Prairie Population by Year