Ottertail, Minnesota Population 2020

650

Ottertail is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 650, it is the 439th largest city in Minnesota and the 12210th largest city in the United States. Ottertail is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 13.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 572 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Ottertail has a population density of 152 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ottertail is $71,170 with a poverty rate of 14.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $843 per month, and the median house value is $209,700. The median age in Ottertail is 51 years, 50.3 years for males, and 51.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.7 males.

Ottertail Demographics

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

  • White: 90.21%
  • Other race: 8.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ottertail, Minnesota is 650, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 642.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 572.

Ottertail, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43390.21%
Some Other Race428.75%
Two or More Races51.04%

Ottertail Population Pyramid 2020

Ottertail Median Age

51


Total

50.3


Male

51.7


Female

Ottertail Adults

There are 407 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Ottertail.

Ottertail Age Dependency

53.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ottertail Sex Ratio

Female

244

50.83%

Male

236

49.17%

Ottertail Households and Families

Ottertail Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ottertail Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.3%8.7%
All86.7%13.3%
Non Family80.9%19.1%
Female76.9%23.1%

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2252.1386.7
Married1152.891.3
Non Family891.1680.9
Female133.0876.9
Male81.88100

2.74

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ottertail Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade246.23%
9th to 12th Grade215.45%
High School Graduate11529.87%
Some College7720.00%
Associates Degree5113.25%
Bachelors Degree4511.69%
Graduate Degree5213.51%

Ottertail Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35133596
Hispanic29
Other Race29
Multiple Races551

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,875$47,917$26,625
Less Than High School$17,321$$
High School Grad$26,458$23,125$30,625
Some College$37,083$53,333$25,417
Bachelors Degree$49,583$64,375$
Graduate Degree$43,750$$43,571

$31,875

Average Earnings

$47,917

Average Male

$26,625

Average Female

Ottertail Language

Ottertail Language by Age

Ottertail Language

90.99% of Ottertail residents speak only English, while 9.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.01% of the population.

Ottertail Poverty

Ottertail Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4336815.70%
Multiple5360.00%

14.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.80%

Male Poverty Rate

11.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ottertail

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ottertail is Multiple, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ottertail is White, with 15.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.82%.

Name Poverty
High School32.17%
Bachelors or Greater10.31%
Less Than High School6.67%
Some College4.69%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.14%
Male Employed13.85%
Female Employed2.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ottertail Income

Ottertail Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,639$71,170
Families$74,500$86,185
Married Families$80,625-
Non Families$21,250$45,793

Ottertail Marital Status

Ottertail Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ottertail Married by Age and Sex

Ottertail 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.

Ottertail Marital Status by Race

Ottertail Veterans

32

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Korea7
First Gulf War2
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+9
65 to 748
55 to 648
35 to 547
18 to 34

$Ottertail Veterans by Education

12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ottertail Employment Status

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Ottertail Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.79%

Born in Minnesota

93.96%

Native Born

6.04%

Foreign Born

6.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.96% of Ottertail residents were born in the United States, with 69.79% having been born in Minnesota. 6.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202065040.62%
201964640.62%
2018642264.22%
201761640.65%
201661291.49%
201560340.67%
201459981.35%
201359181.37%
201258330.52%
201158030.52%
20105770.00%