Le Sueur County, Minnesota Population 2020

Le Sueur County, Minnesota's estimated population is 29,180 with a growth rate of 1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Le Sueur County, Minnesota is the 38th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202029,1803431.19%
201928,8373431.20%
201828,4943431.22%
201728,1514311.55%
201627,720-16-0.06%
201527,736-76-0.27%
201427,8121100.40%
201327,702440.16%
201227,658-120-0.43%
201127,778480.17%
201027,7304,49119.33%
199023,239-195-0.83%
198023,4342,1029.85%
197021,3321,4267.16%
196019,9068184.29%
195019,088-139-0.72%
194019,2271,2376.88%
193017,9901200.67%
192017,870-739-3.97%
191018,609-1,625-8.03%
190020,2341,1776.18%
189019,0572,95418.34%
188016,1034,49638.74%
187011,6076,289118.26%
18605,3180.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.19%
County Website
Founded
March 5, 1853[1]
County Seat

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,89796.12%
Some Other Race3341.19%
Two or More Races3221.15%
Black or African American2350.84%
Asian1380.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Median Age

41.2


Total

40.7


Male

41.6


Female

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Adults

There are 21,255 adults, (4,712 of whom are seniors) in Le Sueur County, Minnesota.

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

13,877

49.59%

Male

14,106

50.41%

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Households and Families

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.1%6.9%
All81.1%18.9%
Male79.9%20.1%
Non Family64%36%
Female60.4%39.6%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8742.5481.1
Married6,2313.0593.1
Non Family3,3461.2764
Female8443.3260.4
Male4533.3879.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4562.38%
9th to 12th Grade9264.84%
High School Graduate6,67534.90%
Some College4,32222.60%
Associates Degree2,47012.92%
Bachelors Degree3,19716.72%
Graduate Degree1,0785.64%

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,05017,0024,148
Hispanic69038835
Other Race1799227
Black124110
Multiple Races1069713
Asian10210268
Native American35234
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 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,076$47,987$33,081
Less Than High School$31,280$35,556$20,550
High School Grad$35,554$41,840$24,788
Some College$40,164$49,358$31,628
Bachelors Degree$52,522$68,636$44,962
Graduate Degree$60,787$65,625$58,500

$41,076

Average Earnings

$47,987

Average Male

$33,081

Average Female

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Language

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Language by Age

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Language

94.03% of Le Sueur County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.37% of the population.

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Poverty

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,3531,6196.39%
Hispanic1,63558535.78%
Black22519084.44%
Other334144.19%
Native501428.00%
Multiple322134.04%
Asian13821.45%

8.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

9.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Le Sueur County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Le Sueur County, Minnesota is Black, with 84.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Le Sueur County, Minnesota is Asian, with 1.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.34%
High School9.75%
Some College4.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.24%
Male Unemployed14.25%
Female Employed4.94%
Male Employed2.59%

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Income

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,451$81,478
Families$82,919$94,808
Married Families$89,400$104,346
Non Families$39,240$46,291

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Marital Status

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Le Sueur 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 45-54.

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Veterans

1,730

Number of Veterans

1,595

Male Veterans

135

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam741
First Gulf War241
Korea208
Second Gulf War163
World War II29
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74533
75+408
55 to 64385
35 to 54331
18 to 3473
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7098.29%
Hispanic192.05%
2 or More117.19%
Other104.90%

$Le Sueur County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

2.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Employment Status

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Le Sueur 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

81.63%

Born in Minnesota

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.18% of Le Sueur County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 81.63% having been born in Minnesota. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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