Wheaton, Minnesota Population 2021

1,264
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Wheaton is a city located in Traverse County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Traverse County. With a 2020 population of 1,264, it is the 316th largest city in Minnesota and the 9358th largest city in the United States . Wheaton is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -11.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,424 in 2010. Wheaton reached it's highest population of 1,414 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Wheaton has a population density of 728 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wheaton is $60,655 with a poverty rate of 11.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $572 per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in Wheaton is 46.3 years, 41.7 years for males, and 50 years for females.

Wheaton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 1.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wheaton, Minnesota is 1,264 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,300.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,424.

Wheaton, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,42595.00%
Two or More Races241.60%
Some Other Race201.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native161.07%
Black or African American151.00%
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Wheaton Population by Race

Wheaton Population Pyramid $2021

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Wheaton Median Age

46.3


Total

41.7


Male

50


Female

Wheaton Adults

There are 1,236 adults, (430 of whom are seniors) in Wheaton.

Wheaton Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheaton Sex Ratio

Female

740

49.33%

Male

760

50.67%

Wheaton Population by Age

Wheaton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheaton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female91.2%8.8%
Male90.3%9.7%
Married87.4%12.6%
All81.5%18.5%
Non Family73.7%26.3%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheaton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8101.7881.5
Non Family3721.0573.7
Married3422.5387.4
Male621.5290.3
Female342.5691.2

2.35

Average Family Size

1.78

Average Household Size

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Wheaton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade443.83%
9th to 12th Grade585.05%
High School Graduate38133.16%
Some College26523.06%
Associates Degree16814.62%
Bachelors Degree15813.75%
Graduate Degree756.53%
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Wheaton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheaton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,052951233
Hispanic6867
Other Race2019
Native American1313
Black1212
2+ Races44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.15%.

Wheaton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,917$35,938$26,034
Less Than 9th Grade$41,071$$
High School Graduate$16,667$20,300$16,190
Some College$34,671$42,697$25,588
Bachelors Degree$44,821$56,667$44,167
Graduate Degree$48,750$38,333$58,750

$31,917

Average Earnings

$35,938

Average Male

$26,034

Average Female

Wheaton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheaton Language by Age

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Wheaton Language

95.11% of Wheaton residents speak only English, while 4.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Wheaton Language

Wheaton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,322896.73%
Hispanic754458.67%
Multiple242083.33%
Native16956.25%
Black11654.55%
Other2015.00%

11.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.70%

Male Poverty Rate

13.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheaton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheaton is Multiple, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheaton is Other, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.97%.

Wheaton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School26.40%
Less Than 9th Grade15.58%
Some College5.69%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wheaton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed8.95%
Male Unemployed8.33%
Male Employed8.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wheaton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheaton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,944$60,655
Families$63,929$76,676
Married Families$70,625-
Non Families$35,333$40,657
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Income by Household Type

Wheaton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheaton Married by Age and Sex

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Wheaton 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.

Wheaton Marital Status by Race

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Wheaton Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Korea22
First Gulf War22
World War II19
Second Gulf War13

Wheaton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+56
55 to 6421
35 to 5419
65 to 7417
18 to 3410

Wheaton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12210.30%
2+ Races116.67%

Wheaton Veterans by Race

Wheaton Veterans by Education

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8.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheaton Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wheaton Employment by Age

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Wheaton Employment by Race

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Wheaton 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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64.07%

Born in Wheaton

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

2.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.47% of Wheaton residents were born in the United States, with 64.07% having been born in Minnesota. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wheaton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,264-12-0.94%
20201,276-12-0.93%
20191,288-12-0.92%
20181,300-9-0.69%
20171,309-14-1.06%
20161,323-18-1.34%
20151,341-2-0.15%
20141,343-13-0.96%
20131,356-2-0.15%
20121,358-35-2.51%
20111,393-21-1.49%
20101,4140.00%

Wheaton Population by Year