Big Stone County, Minnesota Population 2021

Big Stone County, Minnesota's estimated population is 4,993 with a growth rate of 0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Big Stone County, Minnesota is the 84th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 5,273 and has seen a growth of -5.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,99310.02%
20204,99210.02%
20194,99110.02%
20184,990-14-0.28%
20175,00420.04%
20165,00290.18%
20154,993-94-1.85%
20145,087180.36%
20135,069-65-1.27%
20125,134-72-1.38%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.02%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1862
County Seat
2010 Population
5,273
Growth Since 2010
-5.31%
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Big Stone County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,87897.64%
Two or More Races911.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.28%
Some Other Race70.14%
Asian30.06%
Black or African American30.06%
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Big Stone County, Minnesota Population by Race

Big Stone County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Median Age

49


Total

46.2


Male

51.2


Female

Big Stone County, Minnesota Adults

There are 3,963 adults, (1,281 of whom are seniors) in Big Stone County, Minnesota.

Big Stone County, Minnesota Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Stone County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

2,508

50.20%

Male

2,488

49.80%

Big Stone County, Minnesota Population by Age

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

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male83.3%16.7%
All72.9%27.1%
Female63.8%36.2%
Non Family53.5%46.5%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Big Stone County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2982.172.9
Married1,2022.7187.9
Non Family8921.1553.5
Female1382.7363.8
Male662.7783.3

2.66

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1554.25%
9th to 12th Grade1133.10%
High School Graduate1,64044.98%
Some College77821.34%
Associates Degree39810.92%
Bachelors Degree39710.89%
Graduate Degree1654.53%
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Big Stone County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Stone County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5153,277553
2+ Races6665
Hispanic52228
Native American1414
Other Race444

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%.

Big Stone County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,412$41,875$27,946
Less Than 9th Grade$21,563$25,500$
High School Graduate$30,742$40,406$20,859
Some College$35,952$46,193$27,042
Bachelors Degree$44,444$49,250$42,375
Graduate Degree$65,250$69,531$60,833

$36,412

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$27,946

Average Female

Big Stone County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Stone County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Language

96.15% of Big Stone County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Big Stone County, Minnesota Language

Big Stone County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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10.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

12.47%

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 10.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Stone County, Minnesota is White, with 10.53% 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 9.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.35%.

Big Stone County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.72%
High School9.18%
Some College7.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Big Stone County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.00%
Male Unemployed17.39%
Female Employed8.14%
Male Employed2.72%

Big Stone County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Stone County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,900$65,674
Families$70,541$82,773
Married Families$74,259-
Non Families$27,772$36,724
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Income by Household Type

Big Stone County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

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 Marital Status

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373

Number of Veterans

359

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam133
Korea50
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War18
World War II9

Big Stone County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+155
65 to 74116
35 to 5454
55 to 6438
18 to 3410

Big Stone County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3739.65%
Hispanic23.70%

Big Stone County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Big Stone County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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3.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Stone County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Big Stone County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Big Stone County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Big Stone 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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74.18%

Born in Big Stone County, Minnesota

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Big Stone County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 74.18% having been born in Minnesota. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Big Stone 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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