Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Population 2021

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota's estimated population is 3,746 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota is the 87th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 4,035 and has seen a growth of -7.16% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,74630.08%
20203,74330.08%
20193,74030.08%
20183,737100.27%
20173,727-54-1.43%
20163,781-87-2.25%
20153,868-21-0.54%
20143,889-21-0.54%
20133,910-37-0.94%
20123,947-64-1.60%
20114,011-24-0.59%
20104,035-41-1.01%
19904,0763128.29%
19803,764-223-5.59%
19703,987-317-7.37%
19604,304-651-13.14%
19504,955-1,020-17.07%
19405,9751,78142.47%
19304,1940.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.08%
Founded
January 1, 1923
County Seat
2010 Population
4,035
Growth Since 2010
-7.16%
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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,50893.03%
Two or More Races2085.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native491.30%
Asian30.08%
Black or African American20.05%
Some Other Race10.03%
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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Population by Race

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Median Age

50.9


Total

50.5


Male

51.4


Female

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Adults

There are 2,972 adults, (886 of whom are seniors) in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota.

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

1,762

46.73%

Male

2,009

53.27%

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Population by Age

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.5%4.5%
All80.9%19.1%
Male80.4%19.6%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Female47.8%52.2%

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4702.5380.9
Married7552.9595.5
Non Family5561.267.8
Female1135.347.8
Male464.9680.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade622.21%
9th to 12th Grade1354.81%
High School Graduate1,08438.60%
Some College79028.13%
Associates Degree2699.58%
Bachelors Degree37413.32%
Graduate Degree943.35%
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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7622,578464
2+ Races32224
Native American66
Hispanic32
Asian33
Black2
Other Race1

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 white people with a rate of 16.80%.

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,590$35,000$25,974
Less Than 9th Grade$20,938$$18,333
High School Graduate$28,917$30,057$28,542
Some College$27,044$32,473$19,722
Bachelors Degree$44,837$53,750$
Graduate Degree$73,456$$66,250

$30,590

Average Earnings

$35,000

Average Male

$25,974

Average Female

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Language

98.99% of Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Language

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,4513209.27%
Native494387.76%
Multiple2083416.35%
Hispanic11100.00%
Black11100.00%

10.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.71%

Male Poverty Rate

14.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota is White, with 9.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.06%.

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.06%
High School8.20%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.51%

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed81.48%
Female Employed10.40%
Male Employed4.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,967$59,407
Families$64,615$73,267
Married Families$74,750-
Non Families$26,630$34,281
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Income by Household Type

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Marital Status

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258

Number of Veterans

256

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam111
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War17
Korea10
World War II8

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+81
65 to 7472
55 to 6457
35 to 5448
18 to 34

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Lake of the Woods 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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73.64%

Born in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 73.64% having been born in Minnesota. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Lake of the Woods 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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