Willow River, Minnesota Population 2021

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Willow River is a city located in Pine County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 404, it is the 538th largest city in Minnesota and the 14236th largest city in the United States . Willow River is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually but its population has decreased by -2.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 415 in 2010. Willow River reached it's highest population of 414 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Willow River has a population density of 236 people per square mile.

The average household income in Willow River is $52,245 with a poverty rate of 13.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $740 per month, and the median house value is $123,500. The median age in Willow River is 38.9 years, 38 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Willow River Demographics

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

  • White: 98.47%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willow River, Minnesota is 404 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 398.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 415.

Willow River, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45098.47%
Two or More Races40.88%
Some Other Race30.66%
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Willow River Population by Race

Willow River Population Pyramid $2021

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Willow River Median Age

38.9


Total

38


Male

39.1


Female

Willow River Adults

There are 336 adults, (74 of whom are seniors) in Willow River.

Willow River Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Willow River Sex Ratio

Female

217

47.48%

Male

240

52.52%

Willow River Population by Age

Willow River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willow River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
Female77.8%22.2%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Male50%50%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willow River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1902.4172.1
Married933.2786
Non Family741.1258.1
Male142.2950
Female94.2277.8

3.2

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Willow River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.26%
9th to 12th Grade4614.51%
High School Graduate10232.18%
Some College8025.24%
Associates Degree319.78%
Bachelors Degree4313.56%
Graduate Degree113.47%
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Willow River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willow River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29725554
Hispanic159
2+ Races42
Other Race31

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.18%.

Willow River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,688$40,167$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$55,000$21,458
High School Graduate$28,182$27,500$28,333
Some College$42,813$$33,125
Bachelors Degree$39,750$38,750$39,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,688

Average Earnings

$40,167

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Willow River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willow River Language by Age

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Willow River Language

92.79% of Willow River residents speak only English, while 7.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.83% of the population.

Willow River Language

Willow River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4275212.18%
Hispanic251040.00%

13.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

13.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willow River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willow River is Hispanic, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willow River is White, with 12.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.82%.

Willow River Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.71%
Less Than 9th Grade12.00%
Some College10.81%
Bachelors or Greater9.26%

Willow River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed10.13%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Willow River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willow River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,250$52,245
Families$50,000$62,161
Married Families$55,313-
Non Families$30,909$34,414
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Income by Household Type

Willow River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Willow River Married by Age and Sex

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Willow River 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 45-54.

Willow River Marital Status by Race

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Willow River Marital Status

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31

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War3
Korea1
World War II

Willow River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+10
35 to 549
55 to 647
65 to 745
18 to 34

Willow River Veterans by Age

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Willow River Veterans by Race

Willow River Veterans by Education

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22.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willow River Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Willow River Employment by Age

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Willow River Employment by Race

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Willow River 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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80.74%

Born in Willow River

97.16%

Native Born

2.84%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.16% of Willow River residents were born in the United States, with 80.74% having been born in Minnesota. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willow River Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202140420.50%
202040220.50%
201940020.50%
2018398-1-0.25%
201739941.01%
2016395-2-0.50%
2015397-5-1.24%
20144020.00%
2013402-2-0.50%
2012404-8-1.94%
2011412-2-0.48%
20104140.00%

Willow River Population by Year