McLeod County, Minnesota Population 2020

McLeod County, Minnesota's estimated population is 35,853 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McLeod County, Minnesota is the 30th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202035,853-10-0.03%
201935,863-10-0.03%
201835,873-10-0.03%
201735,8831160.32%
201635,767-57-0.16%
201535,824480.13%
201435,776-124-0.35%
201335,900-31-0.09%
201235,931-409-1.13%
201136,340-250-0.68%
201036,5904,56014.24%
199032,0302,3738.00%
198029,6571,9957.21%
197027,6623,26113.36%
196024,4012,2039.92%
195022,1988183.83%
194021,3808584.18%
193020,522780.38%
192020,4441,7539.38%
191018,691-904-4.61%
190019,5952,56915.09%
189017,0264,68437.95%
188012,3426,699118.71%
18705,6434,357338.80%
18601,2860.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.03%
County Website
Founded
March 1, 1856[1]
County Seat

McLeod County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,00594.92%
Some Other Race8552.39%
Two or More Races4731.32%
Asian2240.63%
Black or African American2000.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.19%

McLeod County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

McLeod County, Minnesota Median Age

40.6


Total

39.5


Male

42.7


Female

McLeod County, Minnesota Adults

There are 27,471 adults, (6,401 of whom are seniors) in McLeod County, Minnesota.

McLeod County, Minnesota Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

McLeod County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

17,903

49.97%

Male

17,922

50.03%

McLeod County, Minnesota Households and Families

McLeod County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McLeod County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
Male87.5%12.5%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female55.6%44.4%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,8842.3876.5
Married7,6522.9991
Non Family5,1831.2258.9
Female1,3063.1355.6
Male7432.9487.5

2.91

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

9.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McLeod County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6352.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,0974.44%
High School Graduate8,99736.43%
Some College5,75823.31%
Associates Degree3,79115.35%
Bachelors Degree3,17312.85%
Graduate Degree1,2495.06%

McLeod County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,17921,8914,326
Hispanic1,01260026
Other Race4322053
Multiple Races18618631
Asian11311331
Black1041034
Native American68624

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 27.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,766$47,133$30,839
Less Than High School$21,125$26,304$15,768
High School Grad$36,936$43,350$27,687
Some College$36,884$50,077$30,181
Bachelors Degree$53,444$64,570$41,471
Graduate Degree$61,226$68,625$55,375

$38,766

Average Earnings

$47,133

Average Male

$30,839

Average Female

McLeod County, Minnesota Language

McLeod County, Minnesota Language by Age

McLeod County, Minnesota Language

93.90% of McLeod County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 6.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.68% of the population.

McLeod County, Minnesota Poverty

McLeod County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,3132,2366.92%
Hispanic2,14678936.77%
Other85358668.70%
Asian2244419.64%
Black1811910.50%
Multiple47361.27%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.34%

Male Poverty Rate

10.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLeod County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLeod County, Minnesota is Other, with 68.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McLeod County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 1.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.21%
High School8.20%
Some College5.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.97%
Female Unemployed34.20%
Female Employed6.12%
Male Employed3.75%

McLeod County, Minnesota Income

McLeod County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,275$76,081
Families$77,405$90,822
Married Families$85,273-
Non Families$36,870$44,228

McLeod County, Minnesota Marital Status

McLeod County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

McLeod County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

McLeod 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.

McLeod County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

McLeod County, Minnesota Veterans

2,464

Number of Veterans

2,369

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam914
Second Gulf War324
First Gulf War229
Korea225
World War II66
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74744
75+711
55 to 64438
35 to 54405
18 to 34166
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4229.19%
Hispanic967.80%
Indian2029.41%
2 or More114.56%
Other112.37%

$McLeod County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLeod County, Minnesota Employment Status

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

McLeod 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

82.11%

Born in Minnesota

96.76%

Native Born

3.24%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.76% of McLeod County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 82.11% having been born in Minnesota. 2.04% 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