Cook County, Minnesota Population 2021

Cook County, Minnesota's estimated population is 5,539 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cook County, Minnesota is the 83rd largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 5,161 and has seen a growth of 7.32% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,539380.69%
20205,501380.70%
20195,463380.70%
20185,425140.26%
20175,411731.37%
20165,338931.77%
20155,24510.02%
20145,244581.12%
20135,18660.12%
20125,180-29-0.56%
20115,209480.93%
20105,1611,29333.43%
19903,868-224-5.47%
19804,09266919.54%
19703,423461.36%
19603,37747716.45%
19502,900-130-4.29%
19403,03059524.44%
19302,43559432.27%
19201,84150537.80%
19101,33652664.94%
1900810712726.53%
1890983350.77%
1880650.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.69%
County Website
Founded
March 9, 1874
County Seat
2010 Population
5,161
Growth Since 2010
7.32%
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Cook County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,63486.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native4748.82%
Two or More Races1362.53%
Some Other Race781.45%
Asian500.93%
Black or African American40.07%
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Cook County, Minnesota Population by Race

Cook County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Cook County, Minnesota Median Age

52.6


Total

52.1


Male

53.2


Female

Cook County, Minnesota Adults

There are 4,553 adults, (1,466 of whom are seniors) in Cook County, Minnesota.

Cook County, Minnesota Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cook County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

2,715

50.50%

Male

2,661

49.50%

Cook County, Minnesota Population by Age

Cook County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cook County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All76.9%23.1%
Female74.5%25.5%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Male53.6%46.4%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cook County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6911.9776.9
Married1,4242.4990
Non Family9661.1260.5
Female2042.2774.5
Male972.353.6

2.39

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

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Cook County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade290.68%
9th to 12th Grade952.22%
High School Graduate1,02824.01%
Some College92021.49%
Associates Degree48011.21%
Bachelors Degree1,16727.25%
Graduate Degree56313.15%
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Cook County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cook County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7943,7281,629
Native American34129740
Hispanic695536
2+ Races46466
Other Race392525
Asian313118
Black333

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

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

Cook County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,834$41,596$30,822
Less Than 9th Grade$18,750$17,266$20,833
High School Graduate$30,867$36,979$22,470
Some College$33,826$45,000$26,384
Bachelors Degree$38,750$37,279$40,227
Graduate Degree$50,724$50,962$50,208

$34,834

Average Earnings

$41,596

Average Male

$30,822

Average Female

Cook County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cook County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Cook County, Minnesota Language

93.23% of Cook County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 6.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Cook County, Minnesota Language

Cook County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,54648310.62%
Native4746413.50%
Hispanic1236351.22%
Multiple1355540.74%
Other784658.97%
Asian50918.00%

12.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.49%

Male Poverty Rate

13.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cook County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cook County, Minnesota is Other, with 58.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cook County, Minnesota is White, with 10.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.96%.

Cook County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.20%
Some College13.81%
High School7.43%
Bachelors or Greater7.05%

Cook County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.97%
Male Unemployed21.88%
Male Employed8.26%
Female Employed7.57%

Cook County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cook County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,432$69,447
Families$67,708$81,383
Married Families$76,341-
Non Families$36,447$45,172
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Income by Household Type

Cook County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cook County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Cook 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 35-44.

Cook County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Cook County, Minnesota Marital Status

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386

Number of Veterans

362

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam169
Korea52
First Gulf War36
Second Gulf War31
World War II30

Cook County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+147
65 to 74129
55 to 6465
35 to 5431
18 to 3414

Cook County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3338.31%
Native American4913.76%
2+ Races44.35%

Cook County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Cook County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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6.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cook County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cook County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Cook County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Cook 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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63.90%

Born in Cook County, Minnesota

95.13%

Native Born

4.87%

Foreign Born

3.35%

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.13% of Cook County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 63.90% having been born in Minnesota. 3.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cook 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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