Cook County, Minnesota Population 2020

Cook County, Minnesota's estimated population is 5,411 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cook County, Minnesota is the 81st largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20205,41190.17%
20195,40290.17%
20185,39390.17%
20175,384751.41%
20165,309811.55%
20155,228-13-0.25%
20145,241561.08%
20135,18550.10%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.17%
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Founded
March 9, 1874[1]
County Seat

Cook County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,61486.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native4638.72%
Two or More Races1102.07%
Some Other Race531.00%
Asian470.88%
Black or African American240.45%

Cook County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Cook County, Minnesota Median Age

52.3


Total

52.1


Male

52.6


Female

Cook County, Minnesota Adults

There are 4,495 adults, (1,413 of whom are seniors) in Cook County, Minnesota.

Cook County, Minnesota Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cook County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

2,679

50.44%

Male

2,632

49.56%

Cook County, Minnesota Households and Families

Cook County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cook County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
All74.8%25.2%
Female69.2%30.8%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Male43.6%56.4%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6991.9474.8
Married1,4252.4691.9
Non Family9821.1153.9
Female2142.169.2
Male782.443.6

2.38

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cook County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade270.64%
9th to 12th Grade1152.74%
High School Graduate96222.89%
Some College86220.51%
Associates Degree45310.78%
Bachelors Degree1,14427.23%
Graduate Degree63915.21%

Cook County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6943,6101,692
Native American34229633
Hispanic675537
Multiple Races4949
Other Race311919
Asian303021
Black22222

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 asian people with a rate of 70.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,721$38,802$28,505
Less Than High School$17,368$17,109$18,438
High School Grad$29,946$32,813$21,576
Some College$33,077$40,703$29,102
Bachelors Degree$36,506$36,650$36,250
Graduate Degree$37,361$64,236$21,786

$32,721

Average Earnings

$38,802

Average Male

$28,505

Average Female

Cook County, Minnesota Language

Cook County, Minnesota Language by Age

Cook County, Minnesota Language

92.66% of Cook County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 7.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Cook County, Minnesota Poverty

Cook County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,52351511.39%
Native4596614.38%
Hispanic1195647.06%
Multiple1104440.00%
Other533871.70%
Asian47612.77%

12.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.20%

Male Poverty Rate

15.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cook County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cook County, Minnesota is Other, with 71.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cook County, Minnesota is White, with 11.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.00%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater6.96%
High School6.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.15%
Male Unemployed13.11%
Female Employed12.83%
Male Employed6.96%

Cook County, Minnesota Income

Cook County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,271$67,969
Families$64,658$80,671
Married Families$72,118-
Non Families$32,339$41,961

Cook County, Minnesota Marital Status

Cook County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

64.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cook County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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

Cook County, Minnesota Veterans

393

Number of Veterans

369

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam165
Korea46
Second Gulf War40
World War II30
First Gulf War29
Age Group Veterans
75+140
65 to 74140
55 to 6454
35 to 5438
18 to 3421
Name Veterans % of Total
White3268.21%
Indian6016.95%
2 or More710.29%

$Cook County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cook County, Minnesota Employment Status

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cook County, Minnesota Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.19%

Born in Minnesota

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

3.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.13% of Cook County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 65.19% having been born in Minnesota. 3.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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