Itasca County, Minnesota Population 2020

Itasca County, Minnesota's estimated population is 45,002 with a growth rate of -0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Itasca County, Minnesota is the 22nd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202045,002-53-0.12%
201945,055-53-0.12%
201845,108-53-0.12%
201745,161-3-0.01%
201645,164-97-0.21%
201545,261-60-0.13%
201445,321-3-0.01%
201345,3241850.41%
201245,139480.11%
201145,091610.14%
201045,0304,16710.20%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.12%
County Website
Founded
October 27, 1849[1]
County Seat

Itasca County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,96792.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6633.68%
Two or More Races1,0702.37%
Black or African American2280.50%
Asian1860.41%
Some Other Race870.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.00%

Itasca County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Itasca County, Minnesota Median Age

46.1


Total

44.5


Male

47.7


Female

Itasca County, Minnesota Adults

There are 35,660 adults, (9,926 of whom are seniors) in Itasca County, Minnesota.

Itasca County, Minnesota Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Itasca County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

22,290

49.31%

Male

22,913

50.69%

Itasca County, Minnesota Households and Families

Itasca County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Itasca County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
Male81.4%18.6%
All79.9%20.1%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female51.1%48.9%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,3462.2879.9
Married10,4512.8192.5
Non Family6,7071.1866.4
Female1,4663.0751.1
Male7223.0281.4

2.78

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Itasca County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5081.56%
9th to 12th Grade1,5874.87%
High School Graduate9,83230.20%
Some College8,83727.15%
Associates Degree4,38513.47%
Bachelors Degree5,20315.98%
Graduate Degree2,2026.76%

Itasca County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,71628,8757,144
Native American902757110
Multiple Races44142689
Hispanic32725119
Asian13012242
Black72534
Other Race65464
Islander222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,575$44,231$26,924
Less Than High School$20,711$21,102$20,250
High School Grad$27,427$37,120$18,920
Some College$32,732$49,131$25,758
Bachelors Degree$43,604$51,310$40,186
Graduate Degree$63,982$62,852$64,429

$34,575

Average Earnings

$44,231

Average Male

$26,924

Average Female

Itasca County, Minnesota Language

Itasca County, Minnesota Language by Age

Itasca County, Minnesota Language

97.88% of Itasca County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Itasca County, Minnesota Poverty

Itasca County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,8064,84011.86%
Native1,52553635.15%
Multiple1,05231229.66%
Hispanic57618231.60%
Asian1693118.34%
Black1412819.86%
Other871517.24%

13.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Itasca County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Itasca County, Minnesota is Native, with 35.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Itasca County, Minnesota is White, with 11.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.09%
High School13.66%
Some College10.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.93%
Male Unemployed18.44%
Female Employed10.59%
Male Employed5.67%

Itasca County, Minnesota Income

Itasca County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,022$66,341
Families$64,995$78,283
Married Families$73,197$86,431
Non Families$27,436$41,193

Itasca County, Minnesota Marital Status

Itasca County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Itasca County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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

Itasca County, Minnesota Veterans

3,967

Number of Veterans

3,785

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,808
First Gulf War428
Korea392
World War II266
Second Gulf War214
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,259
75+1,205
55 to 64769
35 to 54641
18 to 3493
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,78511.25%
Indian11711.11%
2 or More6510.73%
Hispanic143.98%

$Itasca County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Itasca County, Minnesota Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Itasca County, Minnesota Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.42%

Born in Minnesota

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.95% of Itasca County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 80.42% 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.

  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