Pelican Rapids, Minnesota Population 2020

2,504

Pelican Rapids is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 2,504, it is the 232nd largest city in Minnesota and the 6811th largest city in the United States. Pelican Rapids is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,464 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Pelican Rapids has a population density of 987 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pelican Rapids is $52,638 with a poverty rate of 23.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $506 per month, and the median house value is $109,000. The median age in Pelican Rapids is 33.8 years, 34.4 years for males, and 33.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.9 males.

Pelican Rapids Demographics

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

  • White: 68.68%
  • Black or African American: 10.86%
  • Other race: 10.13%
  • Asian: 6.85%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota is 2,504, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,502.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,464.

Pelican Rapids, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,69568.68%
Black or African American26810.86%
Some Other Race25010.13%
Asian1696.85%
Two or More Races853.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.04%

Pelican Rapids Population Pyramid 2020

Pelican Rapids Median Age

33.8


Total

34.4


Male

33.3


Female

Pelican Rapids Adults

There are 1,694 adults, (319 of whom are seniors) in Pelican Rapids.

Pelican Rapids Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelican Rapids Sex Ratio

Female

1,193

48.34%

Male

1,275

51.66%

Pelican Rapids Households and Families

Pelican Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pelican Rapids Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
Male78.6%21.4%
All68.6%31.4%
Female48.3%51.7%
Non Family39.3%60.7%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8462.8868.6
Married4273.3289.7
Non Family2471.2539.3
Female1164.548.3
Male563.378.6

3.43

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pelican Rapids Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26918.18%
9th to 12th Grade1328.92%
High School Graduate47331.96%
Some College26317.77%
Associates Degree1359.12%
Bachelors Degree1389.32%
Graduate Degree704.73%

Pelican Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White861796169
Hispanic34613510
Black1536318
Other Race11535
Asian7540
Multiple Races444411
Native American11

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 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,983$35,833$23,657
Less Than High School$33,796$37,656$28,929
High School Grad$27,143$39,167$20,769
Some College$29,453$32,328$27,533
Bachelors Degree$31,000$67,917$30,167
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,983

Average Earnings

$35,833

Average Male

$23,657

Average Female

Pelican Rapids Language

Pelican Rapids Language by Age

Pelican Rapids Language

54.53% of Pelican Rapids residents speak only English, while 45.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.28% of the population.

Pelican Rapids Poverty

Pelican Rapids Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic75122329.69%
Black24921787.15%
White1,16113211.37%
Multiple8522.35%

23.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.20%

Male Poverty Rate

23.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelican Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelican Rapids is Black, with 87.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelican Rapids is Multiple, with 2.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.88%
High School18.14%
Some College17.14%
Bachelors or Greater10.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.59%
Male Employed9.52%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pelican Rapids Income

Pelican Rapids Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,885$52,638
Families$50,417$58,554
Married Families$65,096-
Non Families$15,694$32,847

Pelican Rapids Marital Status

Pelican Rapids Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelican Rapids Married by Age and Sex

Pelican Rapids 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 55-64.

Pelican Rapids Marital Status by Race

Pelican Rapids Veterans

94

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II27
Vietnam24
Korea10
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War4
Age Group Veterans
75+57
65 to 7423
55 to 649
18 to 345
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
White937.59%
Indian1100.00%

$Pelican Rapids Veterans by Education

13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelican Rapids Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pelican Rapids 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

53.61%

Born in Minnesota

72.45%

Native Born

27.55%

Foreign Born

12.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.45% of Pelican Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 53.61% having been born in Minnesota. 12.44% 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
20202,50410.04%
20192,50310.04%
20182,502411.67%
20172,46110.04%
20162,46070.29%
20152,45330.12%
20142,450-8-0.33%
20132,45890.37%
20122,449-12-0.49%
20112,46110.04%
20102,4600.00%