Douglas County, Minnesota Population 2021

Douglas County, Minnesota's estimated population is 38,503 with a growth rate of 0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Minnesota is the 28th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 35,989 and has seen a growth of 6.99% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,5031810.47%
202038,3221810.47%
201938,1411810.48%
201837,9604401.17%
201737,5203660.99%
201637,1543640.99%
201536,7902140.59%
201436,5762270.62%
201336,349570.16%
201236,2921110.31%
201136,1811920.53%
201035,9897,31525.51%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.47%
County Website
Founded
March 8, 1858
County Seat
2010 Population
35,989
Growth Since 2010
6.99%
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Douglas County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,34196.88%
Two or More Races5781.54%
Some Other Race2070.55%
Black or African American1450.39%
Asian1210.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1210.32%
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Douglas County, Minnesota Population by Race

Douglas County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Douglas County, Minnesota Median Age

44.2


Total

41.9


Male

45.8


Female

Douglas County, Minnesota Adults

There are 29,449 adults, (8,420 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Minnesota.

Douglas County, Minnesota Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

18,745

49.97%

Male

18,768

50.03%

Douglas County, Minnesota Population by Age

Douglas County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Douglas County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All74.3%25.7%
Male60.6%39.4%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female52.3%47.7%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Douglas County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,6632.2274.3
Married9,3232.7790.9
Non Family5,8051.1852.7
Female9722.7852.3
Male5632.7960.6

2.72

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Douglas County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3611.34%
9th to 12th Grade9533.55%
High School Graduate7,81729.11%
Some College5,58820.81%
Associates Degree5,14019.14%
Bachelors Degree4,91118.29%
Graduate Degree2,0797.74%
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Douglas County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Douglas County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26,04524,9266,890
Hispanic30523037
2+ Races20013814
Other Race16411726
Black1078222
Native American104856
Asian694716

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.45%.

Douglas County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,418$50,491$30,732
Less Than 9th Grade$24,120$28,971$19,539
High School Graduate$31,010$41,301$18,628
Some College$40,123$50,138$30,822
Bachelors Degree$53,299$67,321$42,922
Graduate Degree$62,969$71,574$54,149

$40,418

Average Earnings

$50,491

Average Male

$30,732

Average Female

Douglas County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Douglas County, Minnesota Language

97.89% of Douglas County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Douglas County, Minnesota Language

Douglas County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,5472,5547.18%
Hispanic61512620.49%
Asian1199983.19%
Black1241915.32%
Native1091816.51%
Other207115.31%
Multiple57381.40%

7.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.95%

Male Poverty Rate

8.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Minnesota is Asian, with 83.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 1.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.56%.

Douglas County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.87%
High School10.25%
Some College4.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.40%

Douglas County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.87%
Male Unemployed10.81%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed4.68%

Douglas County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Douglas County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,819$83,938
Families$79,774$98,973
Married Families$87,976$107,196
Non Families$35,882$53,109
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Income by Household Type

Douglas County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Douglas County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Douglas County, Minnesota Marital Status

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2,538

Number of Veterans

2,380

Male Veterans

158

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,052
Korea357
Second Gulf War259
First Gulf War251
World War II109

Douglas County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74833
75+795
55 to 64453
35 to 54341
18 to 34116

Douglas County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5038.73%
Other Race2916.86%
Hispanic164.29%
Native American65.56%

Douglas County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Douglas County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Douglas County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Douglas 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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81.10%

Born in Douglas County, Minnesota

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Douglas County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 81.10% having been born in Minnesota. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Douglas 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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