Pelican Rapids, Minnesota Population 2022

2,705
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Pelican Rapids is a city located in Otter Tail County Minnesota. Pelican Rapids has a 2020 population of 2,705. Pelican Rapids is currently growing at a rate of 1.92% annually and its population has increased by 9.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,460 in 2010.

The average household income in Pelican Rapids is $53,603 with a poverty rate of 24.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $387 per month, and the median house value is $119,400. The median age in Pelican Rapids is 35.7 years, 35.4 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Pelican Rapids Demographics

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

  • White: 69.71%
  • Other race: 14.53%
  • Two or more races: 7.56%
  • Black or African American: 5.10%
  • Asian: 2.83%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota is 2,705 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,705.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,460.

Pelican Rapids, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,75169.71%
Black or African American1285.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.28%
Asian712.83%
Some Other Race36514.53%
Two or More Races1907.56%
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Pelican Rapids Population by Race

Pelican Rapids Population Pyramid 2022

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Pelican Rapids Median Age

33.2


Total

31.4


Male

36.6


Female

Pelican Rapids Adults

There are 1,742 adults, (294 of whom are seniors) in Pelican Rapids.

Pelican Rapids Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelican Rapids Sex Ratio

Female

1,118

44.51%

Male

1,394

55.49%

Pelican Rapids Population by Age

Pelican Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pelican Rapids Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married84.7%15.3%
All64.9%35.1%
Female48.7%51.3%
Non Family34.7%65.3%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pelican Rapids Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8922.7864.9
Married4433.3784.7
Male573.23100
Female785.1248.7
Non Family3141.2934.7

3.5

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Pelican Rapids Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34523.42%
9th to 12th Grade875.91%
High School Graduate39526.82%
Some College24116.36%
Associates Degree1318.89%
Bachelors Degree22815.48%
Graduate Degree463.12%
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Pelican Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pelican Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White883789233
Black73379
2+ Races81358
Hispanic43115124
Native American77
Asian4422
Other Race19345

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 white people with a rate of 26.39%.

Pelican Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,717$41,442$26,339
Less Than 9th Grade$37,530$39,542$33,500
High School Graduate$26,927$47,366$21,161
Some College$31,513$33,750$26,500
Bachelors Degree$48,784$53,684$47,568
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,717

Average Earnings

$41,442

Average Male

$26,339

Average Female

Pelican Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pelican Rapids Language by Age

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Pelican Rapids Language

57.87% of Pelican Rapids residents speak only English, while 42.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.83% of the population.

Pelican Rapids Language

Pelican Rapids Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1158775.65%
Multiple1908343.68%
Hispanic97336437.41%
White1,21013711.32%
OtherNaN%

24.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.37%

Male Poverty Rate

33.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelican Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelican Rapids is Black, with 75.65% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.08%.

Pelican Rapids Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.22%
High School27.44%
Some College14.99%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%

Pelican Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed14.47%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Pelican Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pelican Rapids Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,274$56,062
Families$54,844$64,563
Married Families$73,375-
Non Families-$37,645
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Income by Household Type

Pelican Rapids Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelican Rapids Married by Age and Sex

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Pelican Rapids Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pelican Rapids Marital Status by Race

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Pelican Rapids Marital Status

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81

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War17
Vietnam36
Korea4
World War II5

Pelican Rapids Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5412
55 to 645
65 to 7426
75+28

Pelican Rapids Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White745.85%
Native American7100.00%

Pelican Rapids Veterans by Race

Pelican Rapids Veterans by Education

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5.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelican Rapids Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pelican Rapids Employment by Age

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Pelican Rapids Employment by Race

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Pelican Rapids 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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54.50%

Born in Pelican Rapids

72.25%

Native Born

27.75%

Foreign Born

11.15%

Non Citizen

16.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.25% of Pelican Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 54.50% having been born in Minnesota. 11.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pelican Rapids Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,4600.00%
20112,46110.04%
20122,448-13-0.53%
20132,460120.49%
20142,452-8-0.33%
20152,45420.08%
20162,46170.29%
20172,46210.04%
20182,501391.58%
20192,552512.04%
20202,603512.00%
20212,654511.96%
20222,705511.92%

Pelican Rapids Population by Year