Aitkin County, Minnesota Population 2021

Aitkin County, Minnesota's estimated population is 15,884 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aitkin County, Minnesota is the 54th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 16,210 and has seen a growth of -2.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202115,884-1-0.01%
202015,885-1-0.01%
201915,886-1-0.01%
201815,887950.60%
201715,792380.24%
201615,754-98-0.62%
201515,85230.02%
201415,849-23-0.14%
201315,872-164-1.02%
201216,036-134-0.83%
201116,170-40-0.25%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.01%
County Website
Founded
May 23, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
16,210
Growth Since 2010
-2.01%
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Aitkin County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,00394.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native3262.06%
Two or More Races3151.99%
Black or African American810.51%
Asian540.34%
Some Other Race410.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.09%
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Aitkin County, Minnesota Population by Race

Aitkin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Median Age

55.5


Total

55.2


Male

55.7


Female

Aitkin County, Minnesota Adults

There are 13,183 adults, (5,144 of whom are seniors) in Aitkin County, Minnesota.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Age Dependency

97

Age Dependency Ratio

64

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Aitkin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

7,787

49.18%

Male

8,047

50.82%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Population by Age

Aitkin County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All82.2%17.8%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
Male74.1%25.9%
Female48.4%51.6%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aitkin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6812.0382.2
Married4,0722.4992.4
Non Family2,7521.1374.8
Female5642.8248.4
Male2932.5574.1

2.46

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2512.03%
9th to 12th Grade8336.73%
High School Graduate4,56136.86%
Some College3,01424.36%
Associates Degree1,48211.98%
Bachelors Degree1,56812.67%
Graduate Degree6665.38%
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Aitkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aitkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,82910,8182,106
Native American18215227
2+ Races16815927
Hispanic11810348
Black624312
Asian333313
Other Race252520
Islander111111

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 100.00%.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,552$40,829$25,702
Less Than 9th Grade$26,081$28,462$20,200
High School Graduate$27,033$37,539$19,810
Some College$32,480$41,929$26,172
Bachelors Degree$43,594$51,711$41,616
Graduate Degree$56,563$65,125$45,000

$32,552

Average Earnings

$40,829

Average Male

$25,702

Average Female

Aitkin County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aitkin County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Language

97.31% of Aitkin County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Language

Aitkin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7001,74611.88%
Native3037023.10%
Multiple2943311.22%
Hispanic2173315.21%
Black561425.00%

12.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.94%

Male Poverty Rate

13.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota is Black, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aitkin County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 11.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.57%.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.12%
High School12.43%
Some College8.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.35%
Male Unemployed11.29%
Female Employed7.96%
Male Employed4.49%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aitkin County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,351$62,069
Families$60,765$72,433
Married Families$67,265$79,423
Non Families$27,559$39,885
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Income by Household Type

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Aitkin County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

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1,743

Number of Veterans

1,634

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam829
First Gulf War191
Korea187
Second Gulf War118
World War II74

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74624
75+584
55 to 64286
35 to 54190
18 to 3459

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,67413.24%
2+ Races3819.19%
Hispanic3727.41%
Native American2412.50%
Black710.45%

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aitkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Aitkin County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Aitkin County, Minnesota 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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79.00%

Born in Aitkin County, Minnesota

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Aitkin County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 79.00% having been born in Minnesota. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Aitkin County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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