Owatonna, Minnesota Population 2020

25,950

Owatonna is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 25,950, it is the 41st largest city in Minnesota and the 1475th largest city in the United States. Owatonna is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,599 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Owatonna has a population density of 1,785 people per square mile.

The average household income in Owatonna is $74,514 with a poverty rate of 10.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $740 per month, and the median house value is $154,000. The median age in Owatonna is 38.8 years, 37.1 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Owatonna Demographics

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

  • White: 88.92%
  • Black or African American: 4.21%
  • Other race: 3.43%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Owatonna, Minnesota is 25,950, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,766.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,599.

Owatonna, Minnesota Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202036,761-21-0.06%
201936,782-21-0.06%
201836,803-21-0.06%
201736,8241620.44%
201636,662520.14%
201536,6101290.35%
201436,4811200.33%
201336,361540.15%
201236,307-255-0.70%
201136,562660.18%
201036,4960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,81388.92%
Black or African American1,0794.21%
Some Other Race8793.43%
Asian4261.66%
Two or More Races3431.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1110.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%

Owatonna Population Pyramid 2020

Owatonna Median Age

38.8


Total

37.1


Male

40.1


Female

Owatonna Adults

There are 19,304 adults, (4,208 of whom are seniors) in Owatonna.

Owatonna Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Owatonna Sex Ratio

Female

13,082

50.99%

Male

12,574

49.01%

Owatonna Households and Families

Owatonna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Owatonna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
Male75%25%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family51%49%
Female46.8%53.2%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4422.4171.7
Married5,4673.0489.8
Non Family3,8151.1851
Female8323.5146.8
Male3283.4475

3.05

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Owatonna Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4842.82%
9th to 12th Grade9075.28%
High School Graduate5,55932.36%
Some College3,77121.95%
Associates Degree1,7029.91%
Bachelors Degree3,15818.38%
Graduate Degree1,5999.31%

Owatonna Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,56814,7584,670
Hispanic89047228
Black434277
Other Race425201
Asian1371377
Multiple Races12511952
Native American4747

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 41.60%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,877$48,707$35,583
Less Than High School$31,598$35,500$23,750
High School Grad$34,817$40,262$27,241
Some College$38,955$46,460$31,369
Bachelors Degree$59,503$74,493$50,389
Graduate Degree$64,334$78,681$59,651

$41,877

Average Earnings

$48,707

Average Male

$35,583

Average Female

Owatonna Language

Owatonna Language by Age

Owatonna Language

91.74% of Owatonna residents speak only English, while 8.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Owatonna Poverty

Owatonna Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,5181,4706.83%
Black1,04553351.00%
Hispanic1,93245223.40%
Other87930935.15%
Native1059085.71%
Multiple3376418.99%

10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

12.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owatonna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owatonna is Native, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owatonna is White, with 6.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.56%
High School12.73%
Some College6.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.80%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.51%
Female Unemployed28.08%
Female Employed5.30%
Male Employed3.23%

Owatonna Income

Owatonna Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,976$74,514
Families$80,993$93,099
Married Families$89,135-
Non Families$35,633$39,663

Owatonna Marital Status

Owatonna Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Owatonna Married by Age and Sex

Owatonna Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Owatonna Marital Status by Race

Owatonna Veterans

1,492

Number of Veterans

1,424

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam457
Second Gulf War218
Korea168
World War II111
First Gulf War97
Age Group Veterans
75+479
65 to 74373
55 to 64259
18 to 34194
35 to 54187
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3917.85%
2 or More6339.62%
Black315.12%
Hispanic231.86%
Indian714.89%

$Owatonna Veterans by Education

7.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owatonna Employment Status

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Owatonna 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

74.77%

Born in Minnesota

95.12%

Native Born

4.88%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.12% of Owatonna residents were born in the United States, with 74.77% having been born in Minnesota. 2.05% 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
202025,950920.36%
201925,858920.36%
201825,766100.04%
201725,756920.36%
201625,664420.16%
201525,622630.25%
201425,559920.36%
201325,467420.17%
201225,425-157-0.61%
201125,582250.10%
201025,5573,1231.31%
200022,4343,0481.47%
199019,3867540.40%
198018,6323,2911.96%
197015,3411,9321.36%
196013,4093,2182.78%
195010,1911,4971.60%
19408,6941,0401.28%
19307,6544020.54%
19207,2521,5942.51%
19105,658970.17%
19005,5611,7123.75%
18903,8496881.99%
18803,1610.00%