Tower, Minnesota Population 2020

483

Tower is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 483, it is the 501st largest city in Minnesota and the 13480th largest city in the United States. Tower is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -3.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 500 in 2010. Tower reached it's highest population of 502 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Tower has a population density of 162 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tower is $55,749 with a poverty rate of 18.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $543 per month, and the median house value is $86,900. The median age in Tower is 38.6 years, 42.4 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.5 males.

Tower Demographics

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

  • White: 84.72%
  • Two or more races: 9.21%
  • Black or African American: 5.39%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tower, Minnesota is 483, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 489.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 500.

Tower, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37784.72%
Two or More Races419.21%
Black or African American245.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.45%
Asian10.22%

Tower Population Pyramid 2020

Tower Median Age

38.6


Total

42.4


Male

38.2


Female

Tower Adults

There are 354 adults, (106 of whom are seniors) in Tower.

Tower Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tower Sex Ratio

Female

261

58.65%

Male

184

41.35%

Tower Households and Families

Tower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tower Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All63.8%36.2%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female42.9%57.1%
Male0%0%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2431.8363.8
Non Family1311.0648.1
Married912.7391.2
Female212.7642.9
Male00

2.69

Average Family Size

1.83

Average Household Size

0.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tower Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51.46%
9th to 12th Grade82.33%
High School Graduate12034.99%
Some College8223.91%
Associates Degree6418.66%
Bachelors Degree5616.33%
Graduate Degree82.33%

Tower Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31931159
Multiple Races1313
Black1055
Asian11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,656$43,516$26,458
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,833$43,661$
Some College$37,232$41,389$24,821
Bachelors Degree$62,857$66,667$
Graduate Degree$66,667$$

$37,656

Average Earnings

$43,516

Average Male

$26,458

Average Female

Tower Language

Tower Language by Age

Tower Language

93.06% of Tower residents speak only English, while 6.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Tower Poverty

Tower Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3754812.80%
Black2424100.00%
Multiple411229.27%
Hispanic77100.00%

18.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.89%

Male Poverty Rate

28.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tower

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tower is White, with 12.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.46%
High School28.33%
Bachelors or Greater10.94%
Some College6.85%
Name Poverty
Female Employed27.27%
Male Employed4.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tower Income

Tower Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,375$55,749
Families$78,750$85,394
Married Families$85,313-
Non Families$21,458$29,976

Tower Marital Status

Tower Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tower Married by Age and Sex

Tower Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Tower Marital Status by Race

Tower Veterans

19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
65 to 745
55 to 645
75+2
35 to 54

$Tower Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tower Employment Status

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tower 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

79.78%

Born in Minnesota

95.28%

Native Born

4.72%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.28% of Tower residents were born in the United States, with 79.78% having been born in Minnesota. 0.67% 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
2020483-3-0.62%
2019486-3-0.61%
2018489-2-0.41%
2017491-3-0.61%
2016494-4-0.80%
2015498-2-0.40%
2014500-2-0.40%
201350210.20%
2012501-1-0.20%
201150230.60%
20104990.00%