Tower, Minnesota Population 2021

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Tower is a city located in St. Louis County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 478, it is the 504th largest city in Minnesota and the 13509th largest city in the United States . Tower is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -4.40% 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 160 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tower is $55,825 with a poverty rate of 17.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $83,800. The median age in Tower is 41.5 years, 46.6 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Tower Demographics

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

  • White: 84.26%
  • Two or more races: 8.30%
  • Black or African American: 5.11%
  • Native American: 2.13%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tower, Minnesota is 478 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 490.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 500.

Tower, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39684.26%
Two or More Races398.30%
Black or African American245.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native102.13%
Asian10.21%
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Tower Population by Race

Tower Population Pyramid $2021

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Tower Median Age

41.5


Total

46.6


Male

37.1


Female

Tower Adults

There are 372 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Tower.

Tower Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tower Sex Ratio

Female

274

58.30%

Male

196

41.70%

Tower Population by Age

Tower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tower Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female52.2%47.8%
Male0%0%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tower Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2511.8769.3
Non Family1351.0857.8
Married932.7690.3
Female232.9152.2
Male00

2.76

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

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Tower Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61.77%
9th to 12th Grade41.18%
High School Graduate11433.63%
Some College7722.71%
Associates Degree6218.29%
Bachelors Degree6820.06%
Graduate Degree82.36%
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Tower Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tower Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31030670
Black1266
2+ Races1111
Native American55
Hispanic22
Asian11

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 black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Tower Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,107$43,077$30,385
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,577$40,938$22,292
Some College$39,821$42,188$27,000
Bachelors Degree$51,667$85,417$
Graduate Degree$57,500$$

$39,107

Average Earnings

$43,077

Average Male

$30,385

Average Female

Tower Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tower Language by Age

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Tower Language

92.99% of Tower residents speak only English, while 7.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.75% of the population.

Tower Language

Tower Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3944611.68%
Black2424100.00%
Multiple391025.64%
Hispanic9555.56%
Native10330.00%

17.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.63%

Male Poverty Rate

25.74%

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 11.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.30%.

Tower Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.00%
High School25.44%
Bachelors or Greater19.74%
Some College7.19%

Tower Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed25.98%
Male Employed5.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tower Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tower Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,750$55,825
Families$68,125$76,166
Married Families$74,688-
Non Families$26,875$37,925
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Income by Household Type

Tower Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Tower Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Tower Marital Status

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27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Second Gulf War6
Korea2
World War II
First Gulf War

Tower Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+9
65 to 746
55 to 646
18 to 346
35 to 54

Tower Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White247.04%
Native American342.86%

Tower Veterans by Race

Tower Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tower Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tower Employment by Age

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Tower Employment by Race

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Tower 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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83.62%

Born in Tower

95.32%

Native Born

4.68%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

4.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.32% of Tower residents were born in the United States, with 83.62% having been born in Minnesota. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Tower Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021478-4-0.83%
2020482-4-0.82%
2019486-4-0.82%
2018490-2-0.41%
2017492-2-0.40%
2016494-4-0.80%
2015498-2-0.40%
2014500-2-0.40%
20135020.00%
20125020.00%
201150220.40%
20105000.00%

Tower Population by Year