Dakota County, Minnesota Population 2022

Dakota County, Minnesota's estimated population is 448,148 with a growth rate of 0.93% 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 12.44% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Dakota County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

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Dakota County, Minnesota Population by Race

Dakota County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dakota County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

215,434

50.66%

Male

209,837

49.34%

Dakota County, Minnesota Population by Age

Dakota County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dakota County, Minnesota Household Types

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dakota County, Minnesota Households and Families

3.1

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Dakota County, Minnesota Households by Type

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

Dakota County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.96%.

Dakota County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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$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

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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

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5.80%

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 16.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota County, Minnesota is Other, with NaN% 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

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Dakota County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Dakota County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dakota County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Dakota County, Minnesota Marital Status

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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

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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

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Dakota County, Minnesota Marital Status

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21,338

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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3.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dakota County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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73%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dakota County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Dakota County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Dakota 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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64.11%

Born in Dakota County, Minnesota

90.11%

Native Born

9.89%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

5.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.11% of Dakota County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 64.11% having been born in Minnesota. 4.23% 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

  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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