Douglas County, Minnesota Population 2020

Douglas County, Minnesota's estimated population is 38,780 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Minnesota is the 27th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202038,7804081.06%
201938,3724081.07%
201837,9644081.09%
201737,5564091.10%
201637,1473650.99%
201536,7822140.59%
201436,5682250.62%
201336,343560.15%
201236,2871120.31%
201136,1751880.52%
201035,9877,31325.50%
199028,6748353.00%
198027,8394,94721.61%
197022,8921,5797.41%
196021,31390.04%
195021,3049354.59%
194020,3691,5568.27%
193018,813-226-1.19%
192019,0391,3707.75%
191017,669-295-1.64%
190017,9643,35822.99%
189014,6065,47659.98%
18809,1304,891115.38%
18704,2394,0442073.85%
18601950.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.06%
County Website
Founded
March 8, 1858 (created) 1866 (organized)[1]
County Seat

Douglas County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,07096.95%
Two or More Races5171.39%
Some Other Race2140.58%
Black or African American1770.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native1140.31%
Asian1110.30%

Douglas County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Douglas County, Minnesota Median Age

44.1


Total

41.8


Male

45.8


Female

Douglas County, Minnesota Adults

There are 29,228 adults, (8,186 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Minnesota.

Douglas County, Minnesota Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

18,596

49.99%

Male

18,607

50.01%

Douglas County, Minnesota Households and Families

Douglas County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Douglas County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All74.2%25.8%
Male62.1%37.9%
Female56.7%43.3%
Non Family52.6%47.4%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3952.2374.2
Married9,1882.8190.2
Non Family5,7141.1752.6
Female9392.7256.7
Male5542.9262.1

2.74

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Douglas County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4041.52%
9th to 12th Grade9143.44%
High School Graduate7,85729.61%
Some College5,53220.85%
Associates Degree5,08319.15%
Bachelors Degree4,84018.24%
Graduate Degree1,9077.19%

Douglas County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,80324,6666,660
Hispanic26918030
Multiple Races1621304
Other Race15710522
Black12810823
Native American91594
Asian594316

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,156$48,743$29,651
Less Than High School$27,738$32,885$15,625
High School Grad$29,047$38,893$19,025
Some College$37,368$48,834$29,774
Bachelors Degree$50,745$65,167$41,589
Graduate Degree$62,500$72,969$51,686

$38,156

Average Earnings

$48,743

Average Male

$29,651

Average Female

Douglas County, Minnesota Language

Douglas County, Minnesota Language by Age

Douglas County, Minnesota Language

97.91% of Douglas County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Douglas County, Minnesota Poverty

Douglas County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,2582,7247.73%
Hispanic58117229.60%
Asian1098779.82%
Black1693822.49%
Native1042826.92%
Other214209.35%
Multiple50861.18%

8.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.08%

Male Poverty Rate

8.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Minnesota is Asian, with 79.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.94%
High School10.05%
Some College5.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.88%
Male Unemployed13.95%
Female Employed5.49%
Male Employed5.10%

Douglas County, Minnesota Income

Douglas County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,676$79,619
Families$76,661$95,334
Married Families$84,533$103,523
Non Families$33,407$47,343

Douglas County, Minnesota Marital Status

Douglas County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Douglas 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.

Douglas County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Douglas County, Minnesota Veterans

2,720

Number of Veterans

2,534

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,086
Korea447
First Gulf War281
Second Gulf War275
World War II113
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74922
75+811
55 to 64455
35 to 54392
18 to 34140
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6739.38%
Other2816.87%
Hispanic174.82%
Black148.75%
Indian33.16%
2 or More20.78%

$Douglas County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Minnesota Employment Status

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas 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

81.16%

Born in Minnesota

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.77% of Douglas County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 81.16% having been born in Minnesota. 0.44% 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