Hennepin County, Minnesota Population 2022

Hennepin County, Minnesota's estimated population is 1,289,600 with a growth rate of 0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hennepin County, Minnesota is the 2nd largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 1,154,190 and has seen a growth of 11.73% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
186012,8490.00%
187031,56618,717145.67%
188067,01335,447112.29%
1890185,294118,281176.50%
1900228,34043,04623.23%
1910333,480105,14046.05%
1920415,41981,93924.57%
1930517,785102,36624.64%
1940568,89951,1149.87%
1950676,579107,68018.93%
1960842,854166,27524.58%
1970960,080117,22613.91%
1980941,411-18,669-1.94%
19901,032,43091,0199.67%
20101,154,190121,76011.79%
20111,169,35015,1601.31%
20121,184,20014,8501.27%
20131,198,07013,8701.17%
20141,211,08013,0101.09%
20151,222,20011,1200.92%
20161,235,37013,1701.08%
20171,247,85012,4801.01%
20181,257,92010,0700.81%
20191,265,8407,9200.63%
20201,273,7607,9200.63%
20211,281,6807,9200.62%
20221,289,6007,9200.62%
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Hennepin County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White886,40470.61%
Black or African American165,42813.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native8,7270.70%
Asian90,5157.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4010.03%
Some Other Race43,2083.44%
Two or More Races60,6134.83%
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Hennepin County, Minnesota Population by Race

Hennepin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2022

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Median Age

36.7


Total

35.8


Male

37.6


Female

Hennepin County, Minnesota Adults

There are 979,708 adults, (176,816 of whom are seniors) in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hennepin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

634,437

50.54%

Male

620,859

49.46%

Hennepin County, Minnesota Population by Age

Hennepin County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All62.5%37.5%
Male56.9%43.1%
Female46%54%
Non Family44.4%55.6%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hennepin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All513,8922.462.5
Married227,7033.1183.9
Male19,5403.3156.9
Female46,8143.4146
Non Family219,8351.3644.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27,1663.11%
9th to 12th Grade28,3483.25%
High School Graduate138,58915.87%
Some College157,12817.99%
Associates Degree76,3888.75%
Bachelors Degree282,89932.40%
Graduate Degree162,69918.63%
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Hennepin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hennepin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander222182141
White648,676635,025370,240
Asian59,60951,82033,814
2+ Races24,07022,25910,326
Hispanic44,83430,55011,159
Native American5,2674,3311,129
Black92,55474,69519,197
Other Race24,17715,2474,645

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 63.51%.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,894$58,998$46,085
Less Than 9th Grade$26,209$31,727$19,864
High School Graduate$33,149$36,348$29,523
Some College$42,057$47,292$36,852
Bachelors Degree$63,324$74,577$53,639
Graduate Degree$81,330$98,918$70,935

$51,894

Average Earnings

$58,998

Average Male

$46,085

Average Female

Hennepin County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hennepin County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Language

81.86% of Hennepin County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 18.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.49% of the population.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Language

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native8,2522,67632.43%
Black162,17944,03227.15%
Hispanic85,91115,11317.59%
Islander4005614.00%
Multiple59,3807,56812.75%
Asian88,8277,5848.54%
White838,36350,0095.97%
Other8,845NaN%

10.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

10.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hennepin County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hennepin County, Minnesota is Native, with 32.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hennepin 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 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.84%.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.02%
High School12.87%
Some College8.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.92%
Male Unemployed24.08%
Female Employed6.26%
Female Unemployed33.02%

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hennepin County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,169$114,194
Families$108,580$144,578
Married Families$128,517$166,370
Non Families$52,010$70,252
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Income by Household Type

Hennepin County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hennepin County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Hennepin 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 35-44.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Marital Status

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50,948

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8,327
First Gulf War7,833
Vietnam18,775
Korea5,207
World War II2,217

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343,667
35 to 549,991
55 to 648,202
65 to 7414,115
75+14,973

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44,8166.10%
Black3,4213.14%
Native American2463.87%
Asian1,0571.54%
Islander3512.96%
Other Race4591.61%
2+ Races9142.87%
Hispanic1,3852.52%

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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6.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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72%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Hennepin County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Hennepin 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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57.59%

Born in Hennepin County, Minnesota

86.16%

Native Born

13.84%

Foreign Born

6.37%

Non Citizen

7.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.16% of Hennepin County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 57.59% having been born in Minnesota. 6.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hennepin 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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