Big Stone County, Minnesota Population 2020

Big Stone County, Minnesota's estimated population is 4,945 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Big Stone County, Minnesota is the 83rd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20204,945-22-0.44%
20194,967-22-0.44%
20184,989-22-0.44%
20175,01190.18%
20165,002100.20%
20154,992-95-1.87%
20145,087180.36%
20135,069-64-1.25%
20125,133-73-1.40%
20115,206-67-1.27%
20105,273-1,012-16.10%
19906,285-1,431-18.55%
19807,716-225-2.83%
19707,941-1,013-11.31%
19608,954-653-6.80%
19509,607-840-8.04%
194010,4476096.19%
19309,838720.74%
19209,7663994.26%
19109,3676367.28%
19008,7313,00952.59%
18905,7222,03455.15%
18803,6883,66415266.67%
1870240.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.44%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1862 (created) 1874 (organized)[
County Seat

Big Stone County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,96999.06%
Two or More Races390.78%
Some Other Race30.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.06%
Black or African American20.04%
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Big Stone County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Median Age

48.9


Total

47


Male

50.6


Female

Big Stone County, Minnesota Adults

There are 3,977 adults, (1,281 of whom are seniors) in Big Stone County, Minnesota.

Big Stone County, Minnesota Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Stone County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

2,539

50.62%

Male

2,477

49.38%

Big Stone County, Minnesota Households and Families

Big Stone County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
Male87.1%12.9%
All73%27%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family52.6%47.4%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2742.1473
Married1,2002.7488.7
Non Family8571.1552.6
Female1322.854.5
Male852.5287.1

2.69

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1985.42%
9th to 12th Grade1594.36%
High School Graduate1,58643.45%
Some College79121.67%
Associates Degree36710.05%
Bachelors Degree39510.82%
Graduate Degree1544.22%
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Big Stone County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5733,250546
Hispanic61271
Multiple Races1111
Native American33
Other Race333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,766$41,389$28,243
Less Than High School$21,250$27,000$3,438
High School Grad$30,889$38,810$23,000
Some College$36,085$44,375$26,310
Bachelors Degree$44,688$51,042$38,125
Graduate Degree$65,536$67,143$63,594

$35,766

Average Earnings

$41,389

Average Male

$28,243

Average Female

Big Stone County, Minnesota Language

Big Stone County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Language

94.82% of Big Stone County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Big Stone County, Minnesota Poverty

Big Stone County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,75754811.52%
Hispanic80911.25%

11.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.12%

Male Poverty Rate

13.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Stone County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Stone County, Minnesota is White, with 11.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Stone County, Minnesota is Hispanic, with 11.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.92%
High School10.66%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.22%
Male Unemployed48.48%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed3.83%

Big Stone County, Minnesota Income

Big Stone County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,920$67,841
Families$69,776$83,900
Married Families$75,500-
Non Families$26,477$39,138
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Big Stone County, Minnesota Marital Status

Big Stone County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Stone County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Big Stone County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Veterans

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387

Number of Veterans

379

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam131
Korea58
Second Gulf War40
World War II17
First Gulf War15
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Age Group Veterans
75+158
65 to 74127
35 to 5452
55 to 6438
18 to 3412
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3879.81%
Hispanic34.76%

Big Stone County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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4.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Stone County, Minnesota Employment Status

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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75.70%

Born in Minnesota

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.41% of Big Stone County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 75.70% having been born in Minnesota. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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