Houston County, Minnesota Population 2021

Houston County, Minnesota's estimated population is 18,656 with a growth rate of 0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Houston County, Minnesota is the 52nd largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 19,025 and has seen a growth of -1.94% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202118,656280.15%
202018,628280.15%
201918,600280.15%
201818,572-105-0.56%
201718,677-26-0.14%
201618,703170.09%
201518,686-14-0.07%
201418,700-74-0.39%
201318,774100.05%
201218,764-112-0.59%
201118,876-149-0.78%
201019,0255282.85%
199018,4971150.63%
198018,3828264.70%
197017,5569685.84%
196016,5882,15314.92%
195014,435-300-2.04%
194014,7358906.43%
193013,845-168-1.20%
192014,013-284-1.99%
191014,297-1,103-7.16%
190015,4007475.10%
189014,653-1,679-10.28%
188016,3321,3969.35%
187014,9368,291124.77%
18606,6450.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.15%
County Website
Founded
February 23, 1854
County Seat
2010 Population
19,025
Growth Since 2010
-1.94%
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Houston County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,06996.90%
Black or African American2431.30%
Two or More Races1730.93%
Asian720.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.24%
Some Other Race420.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%
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Houston County, Minnesota Population by Race

Houston County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Houston County, Minnesota Median Age

45.3


Total

43.7


Male

47.1


Female

Houston County, Minnesota Adults

There are 14,609 adults, (3,871 of whom are seniors) in Houston County, Minnesota.

Houston County, Minnesota Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Houston County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

9,280

49.76%

Male

9,368

50.24%

Houston County, Minnesota Population by Age

Houston County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Houston County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All80.1%19.9%
Male75.9%24.1%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female62.1%37.9%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Houston County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2532.2380.1
Married4,4772.8193.3
Non Family2,8501.1863.8
Female6312.6662.1
Male2952.5875.9

2.74

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Houston County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2571.93%
9th to 12th Grade3902.93%
High School Graduate4,56234.23%
Some College2,87121.54%
Associates Degree1,94014.55%
Bachelors Degree2,31717.38%
Graduate Degree9927.44%
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Houston County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Houston County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,97112,3563,252
Black12911714
Hispanic11611615
2+ Races53366
Other Race36367
Asian363318
Native American25254

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Houston County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,473$49,188$32,546
Less Than 9th Grade$32,125$38,009$18,750
High School Graduate$32,376$44,722$23,113
Some College$38,250$50,655$31,460
Bachelors Degree$53,180$61,250$49,254
Graduate Degree$58,542$71,731$49,511

$40,473

Average Earnings

$49,188

Average Male

$32,546

Average Female

Houston County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Houston County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Houston County, Minnesota Language

97.75% of Houston County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Houston County, Minnesota Language

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,6501,2026.81%
Hispanic20414269.61%
Black2317733.33%
Multiple1722112.21%
Native45920.00%
Other3712.70%

7.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.46%

Male Poverty Rate

10.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Houston County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Minnesota is Hispanic, with 69.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Houston County, Minnesota is Other, with 2.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.40%.

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.62%
High School11.33%
Some College5.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.75%
Male Unemployed15.04%
Female Employed5.78%
Male Employed2.34%

Houston County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Houston County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,382$75,319
Families$77,733$90,983
Married Families$88,390-
Non Families$35,849$42,748
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Income by Household Type

Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Houston County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Houston County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Houston County, Minnesota Marital Status

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1,235

Number of Veterans

1,189

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam631
First Gulf War134
Korea119
Second Gulf War94
World War II38

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74505
75+319
55 to 64182
35 to 54149
18 to 3480

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2098.47%
Native American1337.14%
Asian715.91%
Black63.80%

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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6.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Houston County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Houston County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Houston County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Houston 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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33.14%

Born in Houston County, Minnesota

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.30% of Houston County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 33.14% having been born in Minnesota. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Houston 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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