Ottertail, Minnesota Population 2024

737

Ottertail is a city located in Otter Tail County Minnesota. Ottertail has a 2024 population of 737. Ottertail is currently growing at a rate of 3.51% annually and its population has increased by 15.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 637 in 2020.

The average household income in Ottertail is $130,516 with a poverty rate of 9.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ottertail is 55.1 years, 52 years for males, and 55.4 years for females.

Ottertail Demographics

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

  • White: 98.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
172.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.7% (100)
The current population of Ottertail, Minnesota is 737 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 637.

Ottertail, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47198.54%
Two or more races71.46%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ottertail Population by Race

Ottertail Population Pyramid 2024

Ottertail Median Age

55.1

Total

52

Male

55.4

Female

Ottertail Adults

There are 388 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Ottertail.

Ottertail Age Dependency

81.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ottertail Sex Ratio

Female22647.28%
Male25252.72%

Ottertail Population by Age

Ottertail Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2082.392.37.7
Married1342.6995.54.5
Non Family641.2887.512.5
Female83.887525
Male221000

2.74

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

92.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ottertail Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade102.6%
High School Graduate11128.91%
Some College8822.92%
Associates Degree6917.97%
Bachelors Degree7218.75%
Graduate Degree348.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ottertail Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ottertail Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White379369101
2+ Races555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Ottertail Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$48,438$58,864$40,156
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$37,500$39,375$36,750
Some College$38,625$0$38,250
Bachelors Degree$68,125$70,938$50,625
Graduate Degree$80,750$0$0

$48,438

Average Earnings

$58,864

Average Male

$40,156

Average Female

Ottertail Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ottertail Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ottertail Language

100% of Ottertail residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Ottertail Language

Ottertail Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White471459.55%

9.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.3%

Male Poverty Rate

6.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ottertail

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ottertail is White, with 9.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ottertail is White, with 9.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.58%.

Ottertail Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School19.82%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Ottertail Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed13.67%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ottertail Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ottertail Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$93,056$130,516
Families$111,250$154,295
Married Families$112,031$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,000$74,222

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ottertail Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.4%

Male Marriage Rate

72.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ottertail Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Ottertail Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ottertail Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Ottertail Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 648
75+8
65 to 747
18 to 345
35 to 542

Ottertail Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White307.83%

Ottertail Veterans by Race

Ottertail Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ottertail Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Ottertail Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ottertail Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ottertail 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

72.8%

Born in Ottertail

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of Ottertail residents were born in the United States, with 72.8% 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 North America.

Ottertail Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029862252.99%
2028837253.08%
2027812253.18%
2026787253.28%
2025762253.39%
2024737253.51%
2023712253.64%
2022687314.73%
2021656192.98%
2020637-9-1.39%
201964630.47%
2018643264.21%
201761720.33%
2016615101.65%
201560520.33%
2014603101.69%
201359381.37%
201258530.52%
201158230.52%
201057900%

Ottertail Population by Year