Freeborn County, Minnesota Population 2021

Freeborn County, Minnesota's estimated population is 29,883 with a growth rate of -0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Freeborn County, Minnesota is the 36th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 31,204 and has seen a growth of -4.23% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202129,883-199-0.66%
202030,082-199-0.66%
201930,281-199-0.65%
201830,480-102-0.33%
201730,5821330.44%
201630,449-73-0.24%
201530,522-220-0.72%
201430,742-181-0.59%
201330,923-103-0.33%
201231,026-43-0.14%
201131,069-135-0.43%
201031,204-1,856-5.61%
199033,060-3,269-9.00%
198036,329-1,735-4.56%
197038,0641730.46%
196037,8913,3749.77%
195034,5172,7378.61%
194031,7803,03910.57%
193028,7414,04916.40%
192024,6922,41010.82%
191022,2824442.03%
190021,8383,87621.58%
189017,9621,89311.78%
188016,0695,49151.91%
187010,5787,211214.17%
18603,3670.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.66%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855
County Seat
2010 Population
31,204
Growth Since 2010
-4.23%
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Freeborn County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,89491.57%
Asian7772.55%
Some Other Race7292.39%
Two or More Races5831.91%
Black or African American3301.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1500.49%
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Freeborn County, Minnesota Population by Race

Freeborn County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Freeborn County, Minnesota Median Age

44


Total

42.9


Male

45.4


Female

Freeborn County, Minnesota Adults

There are 23,777 adults, (6,699 of whom are seniors) in Freeborn County, Minnesota.

Freeborn County, Minnesota Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Freeborn County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

15,308

50.25%

Male

15,155

49.75%

Freeborn County, Minnesota Population by Age

Freeborn County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Freeborn County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Male63.9%36.1%
Female49.8%50.2%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Freeborn County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0092.376.7
Married6,4652.8190.9
Non Family4,5301.2166.2
Female1,3242.9449.8
Male6903.4763.9

2.8

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Freeborn County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7973.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,6437.55%
High School Graduate7,62335.01%
Some College4,98922.91%
Associates Degree2,98813.72%
Bachelors Degree2,68612.34%
Graduate Degree1,0464.80%
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Freeborn County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Freeborn County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,39817,8613,593
Hispanic1,54791149
Asian45522367
Other Race429151
2+ Races24623436
Black1671537
Native American10998

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.52%.

Freeborn County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,759$42,452$31,403
Less Than 9th Grade$25,955$30,256$21,135
High School Graduate$31,725$38,298$26,037
Some College$37,679$44,009$31,241
Bachelors Degree$48,809$54,494$43,421
Graduate Degree$60,709$61,146$59,522

$36,759

Average Earnings

$42,452

Average Male

$31,403

Average Female

Freeborn County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Freeborn County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Freeborn County, Minnesota Language

90.72% of Freeborn County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 9.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.35% of the population.

Freeborn County, Minnesota Language

Freeborn County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4822,3879.37%
Hispanic2,91650917.46%
Asian77723530.24%
Multiple5619116.22%
Native1428257.75%
Black2986421.48%
Other729354.80%

11.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.21%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Freeborn County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Freeborn County, Minnesota is Native, with 57.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Freeborn County, Minnesota is Other, with 4.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.14%.

Freeborn County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.27%
High School11.86%
Some College7.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%

Freeborn County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.99%
Male Unemployed22.51%
Male Employed5.26%
Female Employed4.62%

Freeborn County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Freeborn County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,631$67,802
Families$64,297$78,770
Married Families$77,567$89,578
Non Families$34,528$43,665
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Income by Household Type

Freeborn County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Freeborn County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Freeborn 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.

Freeborn County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Freeborn County, Minnesota Marital Status

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2,215

Number of Veterans

2,040

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam834
First Gulf War357
Korea213
Second Gulf War205
World War II108

Freeborn County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+734
65 to 74669
35 to 54438
55 to 64309
18 to 3465

Freeborn County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1739.83%
Hispanic482.63%
Asian316.37%
Black62.58%
2+ Races51.72%

Freeborn County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Freeborn County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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6.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Freeborn County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Freeborn County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Freeborn County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Freeborn 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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74.73%

Born in Freeborn County, Minnesota

94.87%

Native Born

5.13%

Foreign Born

3.56%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.87% of Freeborn County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 74.73% having been born in Minnesota. 3.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Freeborn 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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