Aitkin County, Minnesota Population 2020

Aitkin County, Minnesota's estimated population is 16,088 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aitkin County, Minnesota is the 53rd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202016,088930.58%
201915,995930.58%
201815,902930.59%
201715,809520.33%
201615,757-98-0.62%
201515,85570.04%
201415,848-23-0.14%
201315,871-163-1.02%
201216,034-133-0.82%
201116,167-43-0.27%
201016,2103,78530.46%
199012,425-979-7.30%
198013,4042,00117.55%
197011,403-759-6.24%
196012,162-2,165-15.11%
195014,327-3,538-19.80%
194017,8652,85619.03%
193015,009-34-0.23%
192015,0434,67245.05%
191010,3713,62853.80%
19006,7434,281173.88%
18902,4622,096572.68%
1880366188105.62%
18701781768800.00%
186020.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.58%
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Founded
May 23, 1857 (created) June 30, 1871 (organiz
County Seat

Aitkin County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,01194.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native3452.18%
Two or More Races2831.79%
Black or African American890.56%
Asian570.36%
Some Other Race350.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.09%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Aitkin County, Minnesota Median Age

55.1


Total

54.8


Male

55.4


Female

Aitkin County, Minnesota Adults

There are 13,179 adults, (5,060 of whom are seniors) in Aitkin County, Minnesota.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Age Dependency

95

Age Dependency Ratio

62.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Aitkin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

7,781

49.14%

Male

8,053

50.86%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Aitkin County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aitkin County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All82.3%17.7%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Male67.4%32.6%
Female55.3%44.7%

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7132.0282.3
Married4,1442.4692.3
Non Family2,6901.1374.2
Female5482.6955.3
Male3312.6267.4

2.43

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aitkin County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2662.15%
9th to 12th Grade8456.83%
High School Graduate4,66537.73%
Some College3,01924.42%
Associates Degree1,41311.43%
Bachelors Degree1,50912.20%
Graduate Degree6485.24%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,81010,7782,047
Native American20617125
Multiple Races13613617
Hispanic1159350
Black8053
Asian323213
Other Race262622
Islander141412

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 85.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,004$37,466$24,338
Less Than High School$25,033$26,536$20,500
High School Grad$25,534$32,850$18,417
Some College$31,508$41,161$25,493
Bachelors Degree$41,674$49,000$40,612
Graduate Degree$55,729$65,227$50,833

$31,004

Average Earnings

$37,466

Average Male

$24,338

Average Female

Aitkin County, Minnesota Language

Aitkin County, Minnesota Language by Age

Aitkin County, Minnesota Language

97.22% of Aitkin County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Poverty

Aitkin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,6951,84612.56%
Native3238827.24%
Multiple2653814.34%
Hispanic2112913.74%
Black742331.08%
Asian5735.26%
Islander14214.29%

12.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

14.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota is Black, with 31.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota is Asian, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.65%
High School14.14%
Some College7.50%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.45%
Female Employed7.31%
Male Unemployed6.55%
Male Employed6.01%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Income

Aitkin County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,989$58,231
Families$56,295$67,684
Married Families$63,792-
Non Families$25,670$37,648

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Aitkin County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Aitkin County, Minnesota 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.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans

1,840

Number of Veterans

1,730

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam844
Korea216
First Gulf War176
Second Gulf War88
World War II72
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74660
75+583
55 to 64322
35 to 54213
18 to 3462
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,75913.93%
2 or More4226.58%
Hispanic3830.16%
Indian3013.10%
Black910.71%

$Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

7.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aitkin County, Minnesota Employment Status

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Aitkin County, Minnesota 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

79.00%

Born in Minnesota

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.74% of Aitkin County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 79.00% having been born in Minnesota. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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