Dakota County, Minnesota Population 2023

Dakota County, Minnesota's estimated 2023 population is 452,281 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dakota County, Minnesota is the 3rd largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 population was 398,552 and has seen a growth of 13.48% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Dakota County, Minnesota Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dakota County, Minnesota Population by Race

Dakota County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2023

Dakota County, Minnesota Median Age

38

Total

36.9

Male

39.1

Female

Dakota County, Minnesota Adults

There are 321,489 adults, (60,145 of whom are seniors) in Dakota County, Minnesota.

Dakota County, Minnesota Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dakota County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female215,43450.66%
Male209,83749.34%

Dakota County, Minnesota Population by Age

Dakota County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.1

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dakota County, Minnesota Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dakota County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dakota County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 87.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.04%.

Dakota County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$52,902

Average Earnings

$63,233

Average Male

$44,640

Average Female

Dakota County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dakota County, Minnesota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dakota County, Minnesota Language

86.85% of Dakota County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 13.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.93% of the population.

Dakota County, Minnesota Language

Dakota County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

rate

7.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.17%

Male Poverty Rate

6.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dakota County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Minnesota is Hispanic, with 23.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Minnesota is White, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.36%.

Dakota County, Minnesota Poverty

Dakota County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Dakota County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dakota County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dakota County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dakota County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dakota 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 45-54.

Dakota County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dakota County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21,338

Number of Veterans

19,695

Male Veterans

1,643

Female Veterans

Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by War

Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

count

Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dakota County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dakota County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dakota County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.98%

Born in Dakota County, Minnesota

87.12%

Native Born

9.56%

Foreign Born

4.09%

Non Citizen

5.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.12% of Dakota County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in Minnesota. 4.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dakota County, Minnesota Place of Birth

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