Willmar, Minnesota Population 2022

20,373
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Willmar is a city located in Kandiyohi County Minnesota. Willmar has a 2020 population of 20,373. It is also the county seat of Kandiyohi County. Willmar is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 4.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,580 in 2010.

The average household income in Willmar is $61,183 with a poverty rate of 15.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $140,800. The median age in Willmar is 33.7 years, 31.4 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Willmar Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Willmarwas:

  • White: 76.46%
  • Black or African American: 9.88%
  • Other race: 8.00%
  • Two or more races: 3.60%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willmar, Minnesota is 20,373 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,373.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,580.

Willmar, Minnesota Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201042,2330.00%
201142,202-31-0.07%
201242,3731710.40%
201342,450770.18%
201442,482320.08%
201542,6231410.33%
201642,697740.17%
201742,778810.19%
201842,9101320.31%
201943,1992890.67%
202043,4882890.66%
202143,7772890.66%

Willmar Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,08576.46%
Black or African American1,9499.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.59%
Asian2891.46%
Some Other Race1,5788.00%
Two or More Races7113.60%
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Willmar Population by Race

Willmar Population Pyramid 2022

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Willmar Median Age

34.7


Total

34.2


Male

35.7


Female

Willmar Adults

There are 14,616 adults, (3,230 of whom are seniors) in Willmar.

Willmar Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Willmar Sex Ratio

Female

10,482

53.13%

Male

9,246

46.87%

Willmar Population by Age

Willmar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willmar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
Male65.5%34.5%
All59%41%
Non Family43.2%56.8%
Female42.4%57.6%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willmar Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5362.4959
Married3,2753.0778.2
Male2582.8465.5
Female1,1923.5542.4
Non Family2,8111.3343.2

3.05

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Willmar Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9927.94%
9th to 12th Grade7736.19%
High School Graduate3,44827.61%
Some College2,85622.87%
Associates Degree1,82714.63%
Bachelors Degree1,81914.56%
Graduate Degree7746.20%
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Willmar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willmar Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races27727182
White9,2718,6742,356
Asian1012411
Black82846665
Other Race67751753
Hispanic2,1591,437157
Native American4937

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 29.60%.

Willmar Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,890$37,245$26,174
Less Than 9th Grade$25,100$30,500$20,581
High School Graduate$28,068$31,971$21,173
Some College$34,386$44,704$27,124
Bachelors Degree$37,231$61,250$23,208
Graduate Degree$56,446$$57,123

$31,890

Average Earnings

$37,245

Average Male

$26,174

Average Female

Willmar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willmar Language by Age

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Willmar Language

76.05% of Willmar residents speak only English, while 23.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.12% of the population.

Willmar Language

Willmar Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1128777.68%
Black1,8701,00553.74%
Asian2846422.54%
Hispanic4,69266114.09%
White11,7031,0579.03%
Other109NaN%
Multiple6937110.25%

15.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.38%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willmar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willmar is Native, with 77.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willmar is Multiple, with 10.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.38%.

Willmar Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
High School10.11%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Willmar Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.55%
Male Unemployed32.10%
Female Employed12.12%
Female Unemployed29.93%

Willmar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willmar Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,884$64,050
Families$63,022$74,459
Married Families$81,977-
Non Families$31,756$42,487
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Income by Household Type

Willmar Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Willmar Married by Age and Sex

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Willmar Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Willmar Marital Status by Race

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Willmar Marital Status

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858

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War62
First Gulf War130
Vietnam408
Korea85
World War II14

Willmar Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 54131
55 to 64160
65 to 74290
75+238

Willmar Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8437.13%
Black40.38%
2+ Races112.25%
Hispanic993.54%

Willmar Veterans by Race

Willmar Veterans by Education

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1.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willmar Veterans by Education

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Willmar Employment by Age

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Willmar Employment by Race

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Willmar 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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65.83%

Born in Willmar

85.27%

Native Born

14.73%

Foreign Born

8.78%

Non Citizen

5.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.27% of Willmar residents were born in the United States, with 65.83% having been born in Minnesota. 8.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willmar Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,4090.00%
19104,1357261.95%
19205,8921,7573.60%
19306,1732810.47%
19407,6231,4502.13%
19509,4101,7872.13%
196010,4171,0071.02%
197012,8692,4522.14%
198015,8953,0262.13%
199017,5311,6360.98%
200018,3518200.46%
201019,5801,2290.65%
201119,567-13-0.07%
201219,622550.28%
201319,637150.08%
201419,606-31-0.16%
201519,61370.04%
201619,62070.04%
201719,648280.14%
201819,701530.27%
201919,8691680.85%
202020,0371680.85%
202120,2051680.84%
202220,3731680.83%

Willmar Population by Year