Ruthton, Minnesota Population 2021

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Ruthton is a city located in Pipestone County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 217, it is the 643rd largest city in Minnesota and the 16423rd largest city in the United States . Ruthton is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -9.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 241 in 2010. Ruthton reached it's highest population of 241 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Ruthton has a population density of 374 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ruthton is $47,991 with a poverty rate of 12.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $771 per month, and the median house value is $51,300. The median age in Ruthton is 36.8 years, 34.7 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Ruthton Demographics

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

  • White: 90.46%
  • Two or more races: 5.39%
  • Other race: 3.32%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ruthton, Minnesota is 217 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 223.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 241.

Ruthton, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21890.46%
Two or More Races135.39%
Some Other Race83.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.83%
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Ruthton Population by Race

Ruthton Population Pyramid $2021

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Ruthton Median Age

36.8


Total

34.7


Male

39


Female

Ruthton Adults

There are 185 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Ruthton.

Ruthton Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruthton Sex Ratio

Female

124

51.45%

Male

117

48.55%

Ruthton Population by Age

Ruthton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ruthton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.2%3.8%
Female87.5%12.5%
All83.3%16.7%
Non Family79.4%20.6%
Male42.9%57.1%

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ruthton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1082.2383.3
Married522.6296.2
Non Family341.0379.4
Male143.3642.9
Female82.8887.5

2.69

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Ruthton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade127.50%
9th to 12th Grade127.50%
High School Graduate5232.50%
Some College4226.25%
Associates Degree2113.13%
Bachelors Degree1811.25%
Graduate Degree31.88%
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Ruthton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ruthton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13912719
2+ Races1072
Hispanic9
Other Race3
Native American22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 20.00%.

Ruthton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,500$38,750$16,250
Less Than 9th Grade$27,083$28,750$
High School Graduate$22,500$32,500$13,750
Some College$30,000$44,375$15,313
Bachelors Degree$58,125$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,500

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$16,250

Average Female

Ruthton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ruthton Language by Age

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Ruthton Language

89.43% of Ruthton residents speak only English, while 10.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.81% of the population.

Ruthton Language

Ruthton Poverty by Race

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12.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.11%

Male Poverty Rate

13.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruthton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruthton is White, with 14.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruthton is White, with 14.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.00%.

Ruthton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
Some College14.29%
High School7.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Ruthton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.06%
Female Employed3.57%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ruthton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruthton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,500$47,991
Families$53,750$54,678
Married Families$62,813-
Non Families$25,833$30,900
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Income by Household Type

Ruthton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

64.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ruthton Married by Age and Sex

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Ruthton 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 45-54.

Ruthton Marital Status by Race

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Ruthton Marital Status

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17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War2
World War II1
Korea1

Ruthton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 746
35 to 546
75+3
55 to 642
18 to 34

Ruthton Veterans by Age

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Ruthton Veterans by Race

Ruthton Veterans by Education

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17.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruthton Veterans by Education

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67.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ruthton Employment by Age

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Ruthton Employment by Race

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Ruthton 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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72.20%

Born in Ruthton

92.95%

Native Born

7.05%

Foreign Born

7.05%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.95% of Ruthton residents were born in the United States, with 72.20% having been born in Minnesota. 7.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ruthton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021217-2-0.91%
2020219-2-0.90%
2019221-2-0.90%
2018223-2-0.89%
2017225-2-0.88%
2016227-1-0.44%
2015228-3-1.30%
20142310.00%
2013231-3-1.28%
2012234-5-2.09%
2011239-2-0.83%
20102410.00%

Ruthton Population by Year