Carlton County, Minnesota Population 2021

Carlton County, Minnesota's estimated population is 35,969 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carlton County, Minnesota is the 31st largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 35,416 and has seen a growth of 1.56% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202135,969490.14%
202035,920490.14%
201935,871490.14%
201835,8223130.88%
201735,509-46-0.13%
201635,5551460.41%
201535,409440.12%
201435,365900.26%
201335,27530.01%
201235,272-173-0.49%
201135,445290.08%
201035,4166,15721.04%
199029,259-677-2.26%
198029,9361,8646.64%
197028,0721400.50%
196027,9323,34813.62%
195024,5843721.54%
194024,2122,98014.04%
193021,2321,8419.49%
192019,3911,83210.43%
191017,5597,54275.29%
190010,0174,74590.00%
18905,2724,042328.62%
18801,230944330.07%
1870286235460.78%
1860510.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.14%
County Website
Founded
May 23, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
35,416
Growth Since 2010
1.56%
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Carlton County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,84989.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,8025.06%
Two or More Races1,0853.04%
Black or African American6701.88%
Asian2050.58%
Some Other Race220.06%
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Carlton County, Minnesota Population by Race

Carlton County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Carlton County, Minnesota Median Age

41


Total

39.8


Male

42.8


Female

Carlton County, Minnesota Adults

There are 27,590 adults, (6,057 of whom are seniors) in Carlton County, Minnesota.

Carlton County, Minnesota Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Carlton County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

16,999

47.71%

Male

18,634

52.29%

Carlton County, Minnesota Population by Age

Carlton County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carlton County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.2%6.8%
Male86%14%
All79.8%20.2%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Female58%42%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carlton County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,6132.4579.8
Married7,1223.0193.2
Non Family4,3751.2463.7
Female1,3613.158
Male7553.0186

2.93

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Carlton County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3171.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,1854.75%
High School Graduate8,02432.15%
Some College6,57426.34%
Associates Degree3,34013.38%
Bachelors Degree4,00816.06%
Graduate Degree1,5136.06%
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Carlton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carlton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,53921,4615,247
Native American1,055864121
2+ Races52741265
Black52644621
Hispanic27421370
Asian1071009
Other Race196

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 25.55%.

Carlton County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,515$49,963$33,100
Less Than 9th Grade$18,882$17,039$20,658
High School Graduate$29,965$36,831$24,201
Some College$40,841$54,956$30,457
Bachelors Degree$49,776$60,492$44,366
Graduate Degree$62,500$68,864$58,370

$40,515

Average Earnings

$49,963

Average Male

$33,100

Average Female

Carlton County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carlton County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Carlton County, Minnesota Language

96.49% of Carlton County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Carlton County, Minnesota Language

Carlton County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,5052,7849.13%
Native1,65047028.48%
Multiple97526627.28%
Black39420451.78%
Hispanic53512322.99%
Asian1884523.94%
Other22627.27%

11.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.59%

Male Poverty Rate

9.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carlton County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carlton County, Minnesota is Black, with 51.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carlton County, Minnesota is White, with 9.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.41%.

Carlton County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.05%
High School15.76%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Carlton County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.79%
Female Unemployed18.26%
Female Employed6.05%
Male Employed5.89%

Carlton County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carlton County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,098$76,930
Families$77,054$89,055
Married Families$88,581$100,248
Non Families$36,704$46,389
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Income by Household Type

Carlton County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Carlton County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Carlton 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.

Carlton County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Carlton County, Minnesota Marital Status

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2,585

Number of Veterans

2,421

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam997
First Gulf War438
Second Gulf War333
Korea239
World War II114

Carlton County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74751
35 to 54632
75+609
55 to 64488
18 to 34105

Carlton County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4359.77%
Native American705.48%
2+ Races467.22%
Black315.59%
Hispanic164.08%
Other Race315.79%

Carlton County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Carlton County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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8.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carlton County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Carlton County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Carlton County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Carlton 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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81.46%

Born in Carlton County, Minnesota

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Carlton County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 81.46% having been born in Minnesota. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Carlton 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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