Welch, Minnesota Population 2024

842

Welch is a city located in Dakota County, Goodhue County, and Washington County Minnesota. Welch has a 2024 population of 842. Welch is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 849 in 2020.

The average household income in Welch is $140,237 with a poverty rate of 12.53%. The median age in Welch is 35.6 years: 43.3 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Welch Demographics

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

  • White: 64.73%
  • Native American: 17.52%
  • Two or more races: 12.99%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Other race: 2.32%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
39.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
21.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.82% (-7)
The current population of Welch, Minnesota is 842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 849.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55864.73%
Native American15117.52%
Two or more races11212.99%
Asian212.44%
Other race202.32%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Welch Population by Race

Welch Population Pyramid 2024

Welch Median Age

35.6

Total

43.3

Male

32.7

Female

Welch Adults

There are 631 adults, (98 of whom are seniors) in Welch.

Welch Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Welch Sex Ratio

Female46053.36%
Male40246.64%

Welch Population by Age

Welch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2922.9588.411.6
Married1713.3692.47.6
Non Family561.1478.621.4
Male473.648317
Female182.9494.45.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

88.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Welch Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade91.73%
Associates Degree6813.1%
Bachelors Degree12624.28%
Graduate Degree265.01%
High School Graduate17333.33%
Less Than 9th Grade61.16%
Some College11121.39%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Welch Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Welch Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White377366128
Native American72683
Hispanic29290
2+ Races23236
Other Race202010
Asian11115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50%.

Welch Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$76,875$76,500$77,250
Graduate Degree$0$127,500$23,750
High School Graduate$75,000$79,167$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$70,417$80,000$46,429
Some College$47,292$90,625$41,875

$70,417

Average Earnings

$80,000

Average Male

$46,429

Average Female

Welch Earnings by Educational Attainment

Welch Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Welch Language

85.1% of Welch residents speak only English, while 14.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.62% of the population.

Welch Language

Welch Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1516241.06%
White537254.66%
Hispanic1041716.35%
Multiple1121311.61%
Other20840%

12.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.68%

Male Poverty Rate

11.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welch is Native, with 41.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welch is White, with 4.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.86%.

Welch Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College19.55%
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
High School8.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.26%

Welch Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.17%
Male Employed2%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Welch Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Welch Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$139,375$153,504
Households$120,000$140,237
Married Families$145,625$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,667$57,848

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Welch Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Welch Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Welch 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 45-54.

Welch Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Welch Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War13
Vietnam8
Korea0
World War II0

Welch Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5417
65 to 747
75+5
18 to 343
55 to 643

Welch Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White306.67%
Native American44.88%
2+ Races11.47%

Welch Veterans by Race

Welch Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welch Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Welch Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Welch Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Welch Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.41%

Born in Welch

97.1%

Native Born

2.9%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.1% of Welch residents were born in the United States, with 75.41% having been born in Minnesota. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Welch Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029822-4-0.48%
2028826-4-0.48%
2027830-4-0.48%
2026834-4-0.48%
2025838-4-0.48%
2024842-4-0.47%
2023846-4-0.47%
2022850-4-0.47%
202185450.59%
20208499412.45%
201975500%
2018755-2-0.26%
201775700%
201675730.4%
2015754-1-0.13%
201475500%
2013755-1-0.13%
201275600%
201175610.13%
201075500%

Welch Population by Year