Hennepin County, Minnesota Population 2023

Hennepin County, Minnesota's estimated 2023 population is 1,320,307 with a growth rate of 0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hennepin County, Minnesota is the largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 population was 1,152,425 and has seen a growth of 14.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Hennepin County, Minnesota Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hennepin County, Minnesota Population by Race

Hennepin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2023

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

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hennepin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female634,43750.54%
Male620,85949.46%

Hennepin County, Minnesota Population by Age

Hennepin County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.09

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hennepin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hennepin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hennepin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 52.22%.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$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

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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 Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.14% of the population.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Language

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

rate

12.24%

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 39.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hennepin County, Minnesota is White, with 6.80% 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

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Hennepin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hennepin County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hennepin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hennepin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

50,948

Number of Veterans

47,169

Male Veterans

3,779

Female Veterans

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by War

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

count

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hennepin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Hennepin County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hennepin County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hennepin County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

56.41%

Born in Hennepin County, Minnesota

84.39%

Native Born

13.56%

Foreign Born

6.24%

Non Citizen

7.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.39% of Hennepin County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 56.41% having been born in Minnesota. 6.24% 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

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