Minot, North Dakota Population 2021

47,236
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Minot is a city located in Ward County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 47,236, it is the 4th largest city in North Dakota (after Fargo, Bismarck, and Grand Forks) and the 841st largest city in the United States . Minot is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually but its population has increased by 15.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,888 in 2010. Minot reached it's highest population of 49,627 in 2015. Spanning over 27 miles, Minot has a population density of 1,733 people per square mile.

The average household income in Minot is $81,317 with a poverty rate of 10.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $918 per month, and the median house value is $208,700. The median age in Minot is 31.8 years, 30.6 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Minot Demographics

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

  • White: 85.12%
  • Two or more races: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 4.24%
  • Asian: 2.34%
  • Native American: 2.27%
  • Other race: 1.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Minot, North Dakota is 47,236 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,455.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 40,888.

Minot, North Dakota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202175,381-166-0.22%
202075,547-166-0.22%
201975,713-166-0.22%
201875,879-982-1.29%
201776,861-1,115-1.45%
201677,976-1,253-1.61%
201579,2291,8102.28%
201477,4191,5001.94%
201375,9192,7003.56%
201273,2191,0121.38%
201172,2072,2003.05%
201070,0070.00%

Minot Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,07985.12%
Two or More Races2,0834.32%
Black or African American2,0464.24%
Asian1,1312.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0942.27%
Some Other Race7701.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.12%
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Minot Population by Race

Minot Population Pyramid $2021

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Minot Median Age

31.8


Total

30.6


Male

33


Female

Minot Adults

There are 37,880 adults, (6,288 of whom are seniors) in Minot.

Minot Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Minot Sex Ratio

Female

23,200

48.07%

Male

25,061

51.93%

Minot Population by Age

Minot Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Minot Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All56.7%43.3%
Male52%48%
Female48.9%51.1%
Non Family38.5%61.5%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Minot Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,9792.2456.7
Non Family9,6231.2338.5
Married8,8333.1178.3
Female1,3933.2948.9
Male1,1302.7652

2.99

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Minot Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8942.85%
9th to 12th Grade1,2353.94%
High School Graduate9,27529.55%
Some College6,75821.53%
Associates Degree3,57111.38%
Bachelors Degree7,04722.45%
Graduate Degree2,6038.29%
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Minot Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Minot Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26,69025,1658,160
Hispanic1,4751,110295
Black1,1671,121515
2+ Races760760288
Asian721664347
Native American706570171
Other Race46622978
Islander3636

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.13%.

Minot Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,585$52,092$36,508
Less Than 9th Grade$27,173$31,154$18,598
High School Graduate$36,603$41,944$23,032
Some College$42,488$52,380$31,360
Bachelors Degree$50,702$59,726$46,250
Graduate Degree$73,750$79,247$68,922

$44,585

Average Earnings

$52,092

Average Male

$36,508

Average Female

Minot Earnings by Educational Attainment

Minot Language by Age

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Minot Language

93.00% of Minot residents speak only English, while 7.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Minot Language

Minot Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,2133,4749.09%
Hispanic2,99359419.85%
Multiple2,05647222.96%
Other76633844.13%
Native1,04233532.15%
Black1,9401346.91%
Asian1,117433.85%
Islander581220.69%

10.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.28%

Male Poverty Rate

13.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Minot

The race most likely to be in poverty in Minot is Other, with 44.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Minot is Asian, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.12%.

Minot Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.22%
Some College9.39%
High School8.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%

Minot Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.95%
Female Unemployed25.13%
Female Employed10.46%
Male Employed5.77%

Minot Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Minot Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,194$81,317
Families$87,773$101,266
Married Families$96,720-
Non Families$40,582$54,023
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Income by Household Type

Minot Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Minot Married by Age and Sex

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Minot 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.

Minot Marital Status by Race

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Minot Marital Status

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4,490

Number of Veterans

4,047

Male Veterans

443

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,898
First Gulf War1,315
Vietnam991
Korea161
World War II148

Minot Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,346
18 to 34885
65 to 74852
55 to 64777
75+630

Minot Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,02212.84%
Hispanic35818.08%
Black17010.95%
2+ Races16616.80%
Other Race9617.94%
Asian263.69%
Islander813.79%
Native American20.28%

Minot Veterans by Race

Minot Veterans by Education

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5.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Minot Veterans by Education

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74.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Minot Employment by Age

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Minot Employment by Race

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Minot 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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55.03%

Born in Minot

94.36%

Native Born

5.64%

Foreign Born

4.14%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.36% of Minot residents were born in the United States, with 55.03% having been born in North Dakota. 4.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Minot Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,236-73-0.15%
202047,309-73-0.15%
201947,382-73-0.15%
201847,455-591-1.23%
201748,046-757-1.55%
201648,803-824-1.66%
201549,6271,4533.02%
201448,1741,6383.52%
201346,5362,3885.41%
201244,1489262.14%
201143,2221,7804.30%
201041,4424,8751.26%
200036,5672,0230.57%
199034,5441,7010.51%
198032,8435530.17%
197032,2901,6860.54%
196030,6048,5723.34%
195022,0325,4552.89%
194016,5774780.29%
193016,0995,6234.39%
192010,4764,2885.41%
19106,1885,58826.28%
19006000.00%

Minot Population by Year