McLeod County, Minnesota Population 2021

McLeod County, Minnesota's estimated population is 36,025 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McLeod County, Minnesota is the 30th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 36,589 and has seen a growth of -1.54% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202136,025660.18%
202035,959660.18%
201935,893660.18%
201835,827-49-0.14%
201735,8761270.36%
201635,749-65-0.18%
201535,814390.11%
201435,775-125-0.35%
201335,900-33-0.09%
201235,933-410-1.13%
201136,343-246-0.67%
201036,5894,55914.23%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.18%
County Website
Founded
March 1, 1856
County Seat
2010 Population
36,589
Growth Since 2010
-1.54%
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McLeod County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,03494.98%
Some Other Race8052.25%
Two or More Races4911.37%
Black or African American2120.59%
Asian2100.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.22%
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McLeod County, Minnesota Population by Race

McLeod County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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McLeod County, Minnesota Median Age

40.7


Total

39


Male

43.3


Female

McLeod County, Minnesota Adults

There are 27,526 adults, (6,545 of whom are seniors) in McLeod County, Minnesota.

McLeod County, Minnesota Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

McLeod County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

17,877

49.89%

Male

17,955

50.11%

McLeod County, Minnesota Population by Age

McLeod County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McLeod County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
Male89.4%10.6%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female55.3%44.7%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

McLeod County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7142.4177.7
Married7,5403.0392.2
Non Family5,2311.2360.2
Female1,2243.355.3
Male7193.0589.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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McLeod County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5872.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,1134.50%
High School Graduate8,90536.00%
Some College5,82323.54%
Associates Degree3,95215.98%
Bachelors Degree3,11412.59%
Graduate Degree1,2405.01%
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McLeod County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McLeod County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,21921,9464,242
Hispanic1,02362936
Other Race4683014
2+ Races18418427
Asian11611644
Black1031015
Native American56524

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 37.93%.

McLeod County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,390$48,488$31,846
Less Than 9th Grade$20,728$22,324$16,299
High School Graduate$35,890$45,010$25,982
Some College$39,300$49,258$31,730
Bachelors Degree$55,280$68,533$44,063
Graduate Degree$62,063$69,394$57,500

$40,390

Average Earnings

$48,488

Average Male

$31,846

Average Female

McLeod County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

McLeod County, Minnesota Language by Age

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McLeod County, Minnesota Language

94.37% of McLeod County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.22% of the population.

McLeod County, Minnesota Language

McLeod County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,2332,2046.84%
Hispanic2,20365429.69%
Other80444355.10%
Asian2084521.63%
Black1983115.66%
Native802936.25%
Multiple49171.43%

8.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.91%

Male Poverty Rate

10.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLeod County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLeod County, Minnesota is Other, with 55.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McLeod County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 1.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.04%.

McLeod County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.83%
High School7.74%
Some College6.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

McLeod County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.22%
Female Unemployed20.77%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed3.41%

McLeod County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McLeod County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,121$78,321
Families$79,910$94,781
Married Families$88,832-
Non Families$37,347$43,812
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Income by Household Type

McLeod County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

McLeod County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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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

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McLeod County, Minnesota Marital Status

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2,309

Number of Veterans

2,203

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam910
Second Gulf War360
Korea191
First Gulf War188
World War II63

McLeod County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74730
75+684
55 to 64362
35 to 54347
18 to 34186

McLeod County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2788.63%
Hispanic987.72%
Other Race142.89%
Native American1321.31%
2+ Races41.58%

McLeod County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

McLeod County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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4.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLeod County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

McLeod County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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McLeod County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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McLeod 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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82.37%

Born in McLeod County, Minnesota

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.01% of McLeod County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 82.37% having been born in Minnesota. 1.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McLeod 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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