Meeker County, Minnesota Population 2024

23,706

Meeker County, Minnesota's estimated 2024 population is 23,706 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meeker County, Minnesota is the 43rd largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 population was 23,333 and has seen a growth of 1.6% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,2311050.44%
202824,1261050.44%
202724,0211050.44%
202623,9161050.44%
202523,8111050.44%
202423,7061050.44%
202323,6011050.45%
202223,4961050.45%
202123,391-40-0.17%
202023,4312651.14%
201923,166440.19%
201823,122850.37%
201723,037-44-0.19%
201623,081330.14%
201523,048-81-0.35%
201423,129380.16%
201323,091500.22%
201223,041-157-0.68%
201123,198-135-0.58%
201023,333
199020,8462521.22%
198020,5941,7849.48%
197018,810-77-0.41%
196018,887-79-0.42%
195018,966-311-1.61%
194019,2771,3637.61%
193017,914-189-1.04%
192018,1031,0816.35%
191017,022-731-4.12%
190017,7532,29714.86%
189015,4563,71731.66%
188011,7395,64992.76%
18706,0905,162556.25%
1860928-23,303-96.17%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.44% (105)
County Website
Meeker County
County Seat
2010 Population
23,333
Area
608 mi²
Density
39 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.6% (373)
Founded
February 23, 1856

Meeker County, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,15494.87%
Two or more races5252.25%
Other race4692.01%
Native American800.34%
Black or African American750.32%
Asian490.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meeker County, Minnesota Population by Race

Meeker County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2024

Meeker County, Minnesota Median Age

42.3

Total

41.3

Male

42.9

Female

Meeker County, Minnesota Adults

There are 17,738 adults, (4,704 of whom are seniors) in Meeker County, Minnesota.

Meeker County, Minnesota Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Meeker County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female11,32148.48%
Male12,03151.52%

Meeker County, Minnesota Population by Age

Meeker County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,9752.568218
Married5,1043.1193.86.2
Non Family2,8601.262.237.8
Female5883.7472.427.6
Male4233.3286.313.7
showing: 5 rows

3.1

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meeker County, Minnesota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Meeker County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meeker County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 38.24%.

Meeker County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,475

Average Earnings

$57,687

Average Male

$36,636

Average Female

Meeker County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meeker County, Minnesota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meeker County, Minnesota Language

97.01% of Meeker County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Meeker County, Minnesota Language

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,3811,5347.17%
Hispanic99710910.93%
Multiple5046813.49%
Native805467.5%
Other469377.89%
Asian331339.39%
Black7279.72%
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7.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.97%

Male Poverty Rate

8.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota is Native, with 67.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meeker County, Minnesota is White, with 7.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.23%.

Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.04%
High School8.98%
Some College5.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%
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Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.92%
Male Unemployed10.33%
Female Employed4.08%
Male Employed3.01%
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Meeker County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meeker County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meeker County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Meeker County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meeker 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.

Meeker County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meeker County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,229

Number of Veterans

1,179

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meeker County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meeker County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.34%

Born in Meeker County, Minnesota

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Meeker County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 85.34% having been born in Minnesota. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meeker County, Minnesota Place of Birth

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