Freeborn County, Minnesota Population 2020

Freeborn County, Minnesota's estimated population is 30,258 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Freeborn County, Minnesota is the 35th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202030,258-93-0.31%
201930,351-93-0.31%
201830,444-93-0.30%
201730,5371280.42%
201630,409-87-0.29%
201530,496-246-0.80%
201430,742-180-0.58%
201330,922-101-0.33%
201231,023-42-0.14%
201131,065-139-0.45%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.31%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855[1]
County Seat

Freeborn County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,44093.17%
Asian6712.20%
Two or More Races4591.50%
Black or African American4081.34%
Some Other Race4041.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1280.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.05%

Freeborn County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Freeborn County, Minnesota Median Age

44.2


Total

42.8


Male

46


Female

Freeborn County, Minnesota Adults

There are 23,845 adults, (6,643 of whom are seniors) in Freeborn County, Minnesota.

Freeborn County, Minnesota Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Freeborn County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

15,309

50.15%

Male

15,217

49.85%

Freeborn County, Minnesota Households and Families

Freeborn County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Freeborn County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All75.4%24.6%
Male67.9%32.1%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female46.4%53.6%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9702.3175.4
Married6,4912.8391.6
Non Family4,4811.2161.8
Female1,3682.9846.4
Male6303.2567.9

2.8

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Freeborn County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7843.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,4306.55%
High School Graduate8,13137.27%
Some College4,91622.53%
Associates Degree2,90313.31%
Bachelors Degree2,67212.25%
Graduate Degree9804.49%

Freeborn County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,54618,1313,564
Hispanic1,51294039
Asian39419546
Other Race273115
Multiple Races20720425
Black176165
Native American104882
Islander1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,675$40,575$28,869
Less Than High School$26,215$28,466$22,000
High School Grad$29,609$35,865$22,770
Some College$36,009$42,043$30,233
Bachelors Degree$47,500$53,150$40,703
Graduate Degree$56,923$55,417$57,734

$34,675

Average Earnings

$40,575

Average Male

$28,869

Average Female

Freeborn County, Minnesota Language

Freeborn County, Minnesota Language by Age

Freeborn County, Minnesota Language

91.17% of Freeborn County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 8.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.95% of the population.

Freeborn County, Minnesota Poverty

Freeborn County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,6992,4369.48%
Hispanic2,88576726.59%
Asian67122132.94%
Black38121255.64%
Native1176454.70%
Other404358.66%
Multiple440225.00%

12.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.92%

Male Poverty Rate

14.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Freeborn County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Freeborn County, Minnesota is Black, with 55.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Freeborn County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.44%
High School12.61%
Some College8.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.45%
Male Unemployed16.86%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed5.19%

Freeborn County, Minnesota Income

Freeborn County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,447$66,076
Families$62,788$77,217
Married Families$73,324$88,137
Non Families$33,356$41,366

Freeborn County, Minnesota Marital Status

Freeborn County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Freeborn County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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

Freeborn County, Minnesota Veterans

2,266

Number of Veterans

2,163

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam895
First Gulf War298
Korea245
Second Gulf War205
World War II151
Age Group Veterans
75+719
65 to 74719
35 to 54426
55 to 64342
18 to 3460
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2039.79%
Hispanic563.11%
Asian245.58%
Hawaiian16100.00%
Black125.15%
2 or More114.42%

$Freeborn County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Freeborn County, Minnesota Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Freeborn 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

75.84%

Born in Minnesota

94.79%

Native Born

5.21%

Foreign Born

3.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.79% of Freeborn County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 75.84% having been born in Minnesota. 3.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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