Hennepin County, Minnesota Population 2021

Hennepin County, Minnesota's estimated population is 1,281,680 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 null largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 1,154,190 and has seen a growth of 11.05% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,281,6807,9200.62%
20201,273,7607,9200.63%
20191,265,8407,9200.63%
20181,257,92010,0700.81%
20171,247,85012,4801.01%
20161,235,37013,1701.08%
20151,222,20011,1200.92%
20141,211,08013,0101.09%
20131,198,07013,8701.17%
20121,184,20014,8501.27%
20111,169,35015,1601.31%
20101,154,190121,76011.79%
19901,032,43091,0199.67%
1980941,411-18,669-1.94%
1970960,080117,22613.91%
1960842,854166,27524.58%
1950676,579107,68018.93%
1940568,89951,1149.87%
1930517,785102,36624.64%
1920415,41981,93924.57%
1910333,480105,14046.05%
1900228,34043,04623.23%
1890185,294118,281176.50%
188067,01335,447112.29%
187031,56618,717145.67%
186012,8490.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.62%
County Website
Founded
March 6, 1852[1]
County Seat
2010 Population
1,154,190
Growth Since 2010
11.05%
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Hennepin County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White897,63972.05%
Black or African American165,15213.26%
Asian89,0047.14%
Two or More Races46,7183.75%
Some Other Race37,9473.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native8,9620.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4150.03%
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Hennepin County, Minnesota Population By Race

Hennepin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2021

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Median Age

36.5


Total

35.6


Male

37.4


Female

Hennepin County, Minnesota Adults

There are 971,097 adults, (170,418 of whom are seniors) in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hennepin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Mujer

629,795

50.55%

Masculino

616,042

49.45%

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
Married82.6%17.4%
All62.4%37.6%
Masculino56.4%43.6%
Mujer46.6%53.4%
Non Family45%55%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hennepin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All508,0302.462.4
Married226,8033.1382.6
Non Family216,3201.3545
Mujer45,9053.446.6
Masculino19,0023.3456.4

3.1

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 Grade28,3663.28%
9th to 12th Grade29,2113.38%
High School Graduate141,68116.40%
Some College157,90218.27%
Associates Degree74,3948.61%
Bachelors Degree273,22231.62%
Graduate Degree159,39418.44%
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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
White649,934635,494364,922
Black91,40173,41117,892
Asian58,19750,08032,058
Hispanic44,03628,3959,171
Other Race20,29611,1872,820
2+ Races17,58316,2747,466
Native American5,3914,3691,127
Islander276255144

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.15%.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$50,559$56,450$44,294
Less Than 9th Grade$25,258$29,583$19,847
High School Graduate$32,006$35,556$28,259
Some College$40,914$45,409$36,438
Bachelors Degree$62,651$74,404$52,618
Graduate Degree$79,579$94,932$69,432

$50,559

Average Earnings

$56,450

Average Male

$44,294

Average Female

Hennepin County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hennepin County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Language

81.71% of Hennepin County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 18.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Language

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White843,29750,1275.94%
Black161,91647,20529.15%
Hispanic84,84315,02017.70%
Asian87,2918,4169.64%
Other37,5707,70820.52%
Multiple45,4956,39914.07%
Native8,4712,59330.61%
Islander413378.96%

10.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.78%

Male Poverty Rate

11.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hennepin County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hennepin County, Minnesota is Native, with 30.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hennepin County, Minnesota is White, with 5.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.04%.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.51%
High School12.78%
Some College9.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.98%
Male Unemployed27.79%
Female Employed6.66%
Male Employed4.32%

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$78,167$110,079
Families$105,514$139,489
Married Families$124,389$160,370
Non Families$49,162$67,352
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Income by Household Type

Hennepin County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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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52,951

Number of Veterans

49,255

Male Veterans

3,696

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19,919
First Gulf War7,773
Second Gulf War7,578
Korea5,257
World War II2,997

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+15,049
65 to 7414,858
35 to 5410,169
55 to 648,915
18 to 343,960

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46,7276.31%
Black3,9833.68%
Hispanic1,1792.19%
Asian8831.31%
2+ Races7613.18%
Native American3134.86%
Other Race2481.02%
Islander3610.59%

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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5.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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72.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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57.54%

Born in Hennepin County, Minnesota

85.92%

Native Born

14.08%

Foreign Born

6.93%

Non Citizen

7.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.92% of Hennepin County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 57.54% having been born in Minnesota. 6.93% 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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