Paynesville, Minnesota Population 2021

2,549
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Paynesville is a city located in Stearns County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 2,549, it is the 232nd largest city in Minnesota and the 6774th largest city in the United States . Paynesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,432 in 2010. Paynesville reached it's highest population of 2,549 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Paynesville has a population density of 1,106 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paynesville is $58,977 with a poverty rate of 12.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $129,400. The median age in Paynesville is 43.7 years, 43.6 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Paynesville Demographics

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

  • White: 92.41%
  • Other race: 4.31%
  • Asian: 1.40%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Paynesville, Minnesota is 2,549 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,504.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,432.

Paynesville, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,31392.41%
Some Other Race1084.31%
Asian351.40%
Two or More Races291.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.36%
Black or African American70.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.08%
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Paynesville Population by Race

Paynesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Paynesville Median Age

43.7


Total

43.6


Male

43.7


Female

Paynesville Adults

There are 1,881 adults, (591 of whom are seniors) in Paynesville.

Paynesville Age Dependency

94

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Paynesville Sex Ratio

Female

1,343

53.66%

Male

1,160

46.34%

Paynesville Population by Age

Paynesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Paynesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.5%8.5%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female50.4%49.6%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paynesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0692.2973.3
Non Family4681.1959.2
Married4462.991.5
Female1133.9550.4
Male423.62100

3.08

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Paynesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1468.42%
9th to 12th Grade1438.25%
High School Graduate50429.08%
Some College37921.87%
Associates Degree25514.71%
Bachelors Degree20511.83%
Graduate Degree1015.83%
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Paynesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paynesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5661,374285
Hispanic1009
Other Race682516
Asian27215
Islander99
Black77
2+ Races66
Native American22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 23.53%.

Paynesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,270$39,318$24,429
Less Than 9th Grade$16,635$24,474$13,836
High School Graduate$27,070$39,000$22,880
Some College$35,089$41,696$23,646
Bachelors Degree$43,542$46,111$33,000
Graduate Degree$61,500$77,625$59,609

$31,270

Average Earnings

$39,318

Average Male

$24,429

Average Female

Paynesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paynesville Language by Age

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Paynesville Language

90.52% of Paynesville residents speak only English, while 9.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.56% of the population.

Paynesville Language

Paynesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,14228413.26%
Hispanic209136.22%
Asian351337.14%
Islander99100.00%
Native22100.00%

12.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.43%

Male Poverty Rate

12.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paynesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paynesville is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paynesville is Hispanic, with 6.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.36%.

Paynesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.67%
Some College12.36%
High School7.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%

Paynesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.63%
Male Employed7.24%
Female Employed5.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Paynesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paynesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,208$58,977
Families$59,958$69,661
Married Families$70,854-
Non Families$33,929$43,628
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Income by Household Type

Paynesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Paynesville Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Paynesville Marital Status by Race

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Paynesville Marital Status

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185

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam75
Korea24
Second Gulf War20
World War II15
First Gulf War4

Paynesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7465
75+57
55 to 6439
18 to 3420
35 to 544

Paynesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18010.37%
Asian518.52%

Paynesville Veterans by Race

Paynesville Veterans by Education

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2.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paynesville Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Paynesville Employment by Age

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Paynesville Employment by Race

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Paynesville 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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79.86%

Born in Paynesville

92.13%

Native Born

7.87%

Foreign Born

5.99%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.13% of Paynesville residents were born in the United States, with 79.86% having been born in Minnesota. 5.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Paynesville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,549150.59%
20202,534150.60%
20192,519150.60%
20182,50430.12%
20172,501-9-0.36%
20162,510552.24%
20152,455180.74%
20142,437100.41%
20132,427-4-0.16%
20122,43160.25%
20112,4250.00%
20102,4250.00%

Paynesville Population by Year