Itasca County, Minnesota Population 2021

Itasca County, Minnesota's estimated population is 45,288 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Itasca County, Minnesota is the 23rd largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 45,037 and has seen a growth of 0.56% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202145,288790.17%
202045,209790.18%
201945,130790.18%
201845,051-37-0.08%
201745,088-80-0.18%
201645,168-99-0.22%
201545,267-61-0.13%
201445,328-7-0.02%
201345,3351830.41%
201245,152470.10%
201145,105680.15%
201045,0374,17410.21%
199040,863-2,206-5.12%
198043,0697,53921.22%
197035,530-2,476-6.51%
196038,0064,68514.06%
195033,3213250.98%
194032,9965,77221.20%
193027,2243,34814.02%
192023,8766,66838.75%
191017,20812,635276.30%
19004,5733,830515.48%
1890743619499.19%
18801242829.17%
1870964588.24%
186051-46-47.42%
1850970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.17%
County Website
Founded
October 27, 1849
County Seat
2010 Population
45,037
Growth Since 2010
0.56%
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Itasca County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,87792.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6733.71%
Two or More Races1,0932.42%
Black or African American2220.49%
Asian1920.43%
Some Other Race810.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%
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Itasca County, Minnesota Population by Race

Itasca County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Itasca County, Minnesota Median Age

46.3


Total

45


Male

47.6


Female

Itasca County, Minnesota Adults

There are 35,655 adults, (10,216 of whom are seniors) in Itasca County, Minnesota.

Itasca County, Minnesota Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Itasca County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

22,278

49.35%

Male

22,863

50.65%

Itasca County, Minnesota Population by Age

Itasca County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Itasca County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All81.3%18.7%
Male79.5%20.5%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female56.7%43.3%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Itasca County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,5062.2581.3
Married10,4452.893
Non Family6,7631.1868.9
Female1,5142.9356.7
Male7842.8979.5

2.75

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Itasca County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4251.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,5344.71%
High School Graduate9,76529.96%
Some College8,74526.83%
Associates Degree4,60914.14%
Bachelors Degree5,15615.82%
Graduate Degree2,3587.23%
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Itasca County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Itasca County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White30,73729,0447,250
Native American939780121
2+ Races42439588
Hispanic32427427
Asian12312331
Black93569
Other Race47433
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.20%.

Itasca County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,834$46,511$29,162
Less Than 9th Grade$21,399$27,188$15,481
High School Graduate$30,750$38,060$20,956
Some College$34,913$51,416$26,500
Bachelors Degree$47,791$53,312$41,931
Graduate Degree$67,917$64,514$68,380

$37,834

Average Earnings

$46,511

Average Male

$29,162

Average Female

Itasca County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Itasca County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Itasca County, Minnesota Language

97.62% of Itasca County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Itasca County, Minnesota Language

Itasca County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,7104,39110.79%
Native1,53953734.89%
Multiple1,04833231.68%
Hispanic58410217.47%
Asian1714425.73%
Black1443322.92%
Other7211.39%

12.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.12%

Male Poverty Rate

13.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Itasca County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Itasca County, Minnesota is Native, with 34.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Itasca County, Minnesota is Other, with 1.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.77%.

Itasca County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.66%
High School11.15%
Some College10.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

Itasca County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.79%
Male Unemployed17.33%
Female Employed9.90%
Male Employed5.02%

Itasca County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Itasca County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,139$69,888
Families$68,862$82,996
Married Families$76,950$92,278
Non Families$27,412$42,284
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Income by Household Type

Itasca County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Itasca County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Itasca 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.

Itasca County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Itasca County, Minnesota Marital Status

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3,825

Number of Veterans

3,630

Male Veterans

195

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,743
First Gulf War462
Korea318
Second Gulf War254
World War II235

Itasca County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,165
75+1,159
55 to 64730
35 to 54663
18 to 34108

Itasca County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,63510.81%
Native American11811.03%
2+ Races7211.73%
Hispanic246.42%

Itasca County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Itasca County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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5.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Itasca County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Itasca County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Itasca County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Itasca 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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79.95%

Born in Itasca County, Minnesota

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Itasca County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Minnesota. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Itasca 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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