Shafer, Minnesota Population 2020

1,130
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Shafer is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,130, it is the 337th largest city in Minnesota and the 9830th largest city in the United States. Shafer is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 8.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,045 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Shafer has a population density of 902 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shafer is $73,525 with a poverty rate of 15.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $956 per month, and the median house value is $159,600. The median age in Shafer is 29.8 years, 28.8 years for males, and 30.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Shafer Demographics

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

  • White: 97.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shafer, Minnesota is 1,130, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,102.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,045.

Shafer, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,09497.59%
Two or More Races232.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.36%
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Shafer Population Pyramid 2020

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Shafer Median Age

29.8


Total

28.8


Male

30.8


Female

Shafer Adults

There are 742 adults, (55 of whom are seniors) in Shafer.

Shafer Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Shafer Sex Ratio

Female

562

50.13%

Male

559

49.87%

Shafer Households and Families

Shafer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shafer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.2%12.8%
All81.7%18.3%
Non Family77.2%22.8%
Female65.5%34.5%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3942.8581.7
Married1793.8387.2
Non Family1271.2977.2
Female583.1965.5
Male302.9100

3.41

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

15%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Shafer Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.92%
9th to 12th Grade365.53%
High School Graduate20831.95%
Some College19129.34%
Associates Degree8212.60%
Bachelors Degree10215.67%
Graduate Degree263.99%
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Shafer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White621582122
Hispanic19163
Multiple Races883
Native American44

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 37.50%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,923$51,316$34,444
Less Than High School$26,406$26,875$
High School Grad$34,500$50,781$26,250
Some College$44,000$52,045$34,167
Bachelors Degree$46,667$65,625$41,964
Graduate Degree$59,375$$60,313

$41,923

Average Earnings

$51,316

Average Male

$34,444

Average Female

Shafer Language

Shafer Language by Age

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Shafer Language

98.41% of Shafer residents speak only English, while 1.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Shafer Poverty

Shafer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,05616615.72%
Multiple2328.70%

15.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.79%

Male Poverty Rate

19.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shafer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shafer is White, with 15.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shafer is Multiple, with 8.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.49%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.05%
High School15.87%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed15.77%
Male Employed6.96%
Male Unemployed6.45%

Shafer Income

Shafer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,227$73,525
Families$69,531$78,269
Married Families$90,893-
Non Families$46,806$52,383
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Shafer Marital Status

Shafer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Shafer Married by Age and Sex

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Shafer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shafer Marital Status by Race

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Shafer Veterans

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35

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War12
Vietnam7
Korea1
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6413
35 to 5411
18 to 346
75+3
65 to 742
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Shafer Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shafer Employment Status

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81%

Labor Force Participation

75.7%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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73.86%

Born in Minnesota

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.29% of Shafer residents were born in the United States, with 73.86% having been born in Minnesota. 0.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,130141.25%
20191,116141.27%
20181,102322.99%
20171,070141.33%
20161,05650.48%
20151,051-1-0.10%
20141,052-2-0.19%
20131,05420.19%
20121,052111.06%
20111,041-4-0.38%
20101,0450.00%