Willmar, Minnesota Population 2020

19,721

Willmar is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 19,721, it is the 59th largest city in Minnesota and the 1881st largest city in the United States. Willmar is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually and its population has increased by 0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,610 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Willmar has a population density of 1,413 people per square mile.

The average household income in Willmar is $59,571 with a poverty rate of 15.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $743 per month, and the median house value is $134,900. The median age in Willmar is 34 years, 31.5 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Willmar Demographics

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

  • White: 78.85%
  • Black or African American: 10.17%
  • Other race: 6.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willmar, Minnesota is 19,721, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,673.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,610.

Willmar, Minnesota Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202043,1351400.32%
201942,9951400.33%
201842,8551400.33%
201742,715790.18%
201642,636460.11%
201542,590980.23%
201442,492320.08%
201342,460830.20%
201242,3771740.41%
201142,203-34-0.08%
201042,2370.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,46878.85%
Black or African American1,99610.17%
Some Other Race1,3276.76%
Two or More Races4132.11%
Asian3041.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native1100.56%

Willmar Population Pyramid 2020

Willmar Median Age

34


Total

31.5


Male

36.8


Female

Willmar Adults

There are 14,424 adults, (3,186 of whom are seniors) in Willmar.

Willmar Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Willmar Sex Ratio

Female

10,031

51.13%

Male

9,587

48.87%

Willmar Households and Families

Willmar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Willmar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.9%23.1%
All58.6%41.4%
Male55.1%44.9%
Non Family44%56%
Female37.6%62.4%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4632.5158.6
Married3,3613.2476.9
Non Family2,8221.2344
Female9173.3237.6
Male3633.5655.1

3.17

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Willmar Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,23210.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,0648.69%
High School Graduate3,10325.33%
Some College2,89723.65%
Associates Degree1,47212.02%
Bachelors Degree1,70913.95%
Graduate Degree7746.32%

Willmar Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3158,6692,361
Hispanic2,02190091
Other Race74930553
Black72126324
Asian13227
Multiple Races1241247
Native American7648

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,854$35,587$25,625
Less Than High School$20,808$26,609$12,913
High School Grad$27,292$29,952$21,804
Some College$31,464$35,972$26,375
Bachelors Degree$37,358$45,909$29,803
Graduate Degree$66,071$78,438$59,432

$30,854

Average Earnings

$35,587

Average Male

$25,625

Average Female

Willmar Language

Willmar Language by Age

Willmar Language

72.58% of Willmar residents speak only English, while 27.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.01% of the population.

Willmar Poverty

Willmar Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,9471,09556.24%
White12,1129637.95%
Hispanic4,36980318.38%
Other1,31427120.62%
Multiple4036014.89%
Asian3043812.50%
Native1042927.88%

15.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.83%

Male Poverty Rate

17.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willmar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willmar is Black, with 56.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willmar is White, with 7.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.43%
Some College9.29%
High School7.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.67%
Female Employed12.33%
Male Unemployed10.60%
Male Employed6.72%

Willmar Income

Willmar Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,910$59,571
Families$57,378$69,554
Married Families$71,563-
Non Families$30,682$39,078

Willmar Marital Status

Willmar Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Willmar Married by Age and Sex

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

Willmar Veterans

892

Number of Veterans

892

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam411
Korea148
Second Gulf War86
First Gulf War66
World War II32
Age Group Veterans
75+346
65 to 74290
55 to 64153
18 to 3456
35 to 5447
Name Veterans % of Total
White8737.26%
Hispanic271.03%
2 or More124.41%
Black70.70%

$Willmar Veterans by Education

2.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willmar Employment Status

66%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Willmar 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

64.82%

Born in Minnesota

83.83%

Native Born

16.17%

Foreign Born

11.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.83% of Willmar residents were born in the United States, with 64.82% having been born in Minnesota. 11.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,721240.12%
201919,697240.12%
201819,673570.29%
201719,616240.12%
201619,592-4-0.02%
201519,596-14-0.07%
201419,610-32-0.16%
201319,642190.10%
201219,623560.29%
201119,567-15-0.08%
201019,5821,2310.65%
200018,3518200.46%
199017,5311,6360.98%
198015,8953,0262.13%
197012,8692,4522.14%
196010,4171,0071.02%
19509,4101,7872.13%
19407,6231,4502.13%
19306,1732810.47%
19205,8921,7573.60%
19104,1357261.95%
19003,4090.00%