Paynesville, Minnesota Population 2024

2,721

Paynesville is a city located in Kandiyohi County, Meeker County, and Stearns County Minnesota. Paynesville has a 2024 population of 2,721. Paynesville is currently growing at a rate of 3.15% annually and its population has increased by 13.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,389 in 2020.

The average household income in Paynesville is $76,130 with a poverty rate of 5.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Paynesville is 46.9 years, 41.6 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Paynesville Demographics

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

  • White: 91.41%
  • Two or more races: 6.62%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,188.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.9% (332)
The current population of Paynesville, Minnesota is 2,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,389.

Paynesville, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,22391.41%
Two or more races1616.62%
Other race200.82%
Native American120.49%
Asian90.37%
Black or African American70.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Paynesville Population by Race

Paynesville Population Pyramid 2024

Paynesville Median Age

46.9

Total

41.6

Male

51.7

Female

Paynesville Adults

There are 1,962 adults, (713 of whom are seniors) in Paynesville.

Paynesville Age Dependency

94.7

Age Dependency Ratio

57.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Paynesville Sex Ratio

Female1,21549.96%
Male1,21750.04%

Paynesville Population by Age

Paynesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0472.2771.928.1
Married4862.9188.311.7
Non Family4361.3459.240.8
Female1242.9452.447.6
Male1101000

2.87

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Paynesville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade683.89%
9th to 12th Grade442.52%
High School Graduate54431.1%
Some College34519.73%
Associates Degree26415.09%
Bachelors Degree33719.27%
Graduate Degree1478.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Paynesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paynesville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6511,539451
2+ Races454523
Hispanic373722
Other Race202010
Native American12120
Asian990
Black770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 59.46%.

Paynesville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,606$50,625$42,012
Less Than 9th Grade$42,250$50,625$0
High School Graduate$29,970$35,179$28,438
Some College$45,579$55,156$40,590
Bachelors Degree$58,438$53,889$59,688
Graduate Degree$86,250$60,250$90,489

$47,606

Average Earnings

$50,625

Average Male

$42,012

Average Female

Paynesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paynesville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Paynesville Language

98.01% of Paynesville residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Paynesville Language

Paynesville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,1251205.65%
Asian9333.33%
Multiple14921.34%

5.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.29%

Male Poverty Rate

7.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paynesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paynesville is Asian, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paynesville is Multiple, with 1.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.95%.

Paynesville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.3%
Less Than 9th Grade8.33%
High School4.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.09%

Paynesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Unemployed5.56%
Female Employed2.59%
Male Employed0%

Paynesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paynesville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$67,768$76,130
Families$79,087$91,264
Married Families$82,632$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,185$50,133

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Paynesville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Paynesville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Paynesville 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.

Paynesville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Paynesville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

217

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam68
First Gulf War33
World War II31
Second Gulf War30
Korea0

Paynesville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7480
75+74
55 to 6433
35 to 5416
18 to 3414

Paynesville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White20711.08%
Other Race1050%
Hispanic1027.03%

Paynesville Veterans by Race

Paynesville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paynesville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Paynesville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Paynesville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Paynesville 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

85.03%

Born in Paynesville

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Paynesville residents were born in the United States, with 85.03% having been born in Minnesota. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Paynesville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,136832.72%
20283,053832.79%
20272,970832.87%
20262,887832.96%
20252,804833.05%
20242,721833.15%
20232,638833.25%
20222,5551174.8%
20212,438492.05%
20202,389-132-5.24%
20192,521140.56%
20182,50760.24%
20172,501-7-0.28%
20162,508552.24%
20152,453180.74%
20142,435100.41%
20132,425-3-0.12%
20122,42850.21%
20112,42310.04%
20102,42200%

Paynesville Population by Year