Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Population 2021

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota's estimated population is 26,631 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mille Lacs County, Minnesota is the 40th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 26,078 and has seen a growth of 2.12% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202126,6311770.67%
202026,4541770.67%
201926,2771770.68%
201826,1002390.92%
201725,8612671.04%
201625,5941000.39%
201525,494-68-0.27%
201425,562-96-0.37%
201325,658230.09%
201225,635-212-0.82%
201125,847-231-0.89%
201026,0787,40839.68%
199018,6702401.30%
198018,4302,72717.37%
197015,7031,1437.85%
196014,560-605-3.99%
195015,165-393-2.53%
194015,5581,48210.53%
193014,076-104-0.73%
192014,1803,47532.46%
191010,7052,63932.72%
19008,0665,221183.51%
18902,8451,34489.54%
18801,50139235.35%
18701,1091,0361419.18%
1860730.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.67%
County Website
Founded
May 23, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
26,078
Growth Since 2010
2.12%
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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,32190.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2985.02%
Two or More Races8153.15%
Asian1750.68%
Black or African American1200.46%
Some Other Race1170.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.07%
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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Population by Race

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Median Age

40.5


Total

39.6


Male

41.6


Female

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Adults

There are 19,634 adults, (4,671 of whom are seniors) in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota.

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

12,864

49.74%

Male

13,001

50.26%

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Population by Age

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All75.1%24.9%
Male66.5%33.5%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female50%50%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2492.4775.1
Married4,8323.0991.1
Non Family3,6341.262.7
Female1,0463.3150
Male7373.5366.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4692.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,3417.53%
High School Graduate6,87638.61%
Some College4,32724.30%
Associates Degree2,18012.24%
Bachelors Degree1,82110.23%
Graduate Degree7944.46%
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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,38214,8132,437
Native American71157577
2+ Races31931130
Hispanic28423555
Asian915812
Black623412
Other Race58429
Islander1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 19.37%.

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,202$45,119$29,666
Less Than 9th Grade$24,243$24,521$17,857
High School Graduate$31,740$41,341$22,435
Some College$38,899$50,521$30,605
Bachelors Degree$51,285$54,783$47,833
Graduate Degree$53,988$54,375$53,636

$37,202

Average Earnings

$45,119

Average Male

$29,666

Average Female

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Language

96.92% of Mille Lacs County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Language

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,5452,44010.82%
Native1,23738230.88%
Multiple79615719.72%
Hispanic61812920.87%
Black632641.27%

12.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

14.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota is Black, with 41.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota is White, with 10.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.79%
High School10.97%
Some College8.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.17%
Male Unemployed17.71%
Female Employed8.12%
Male Employed3.53%

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,135$68,166
Families$64,420$77,601
Married Families$75,780$88,305
Non Families$30,473$45,573
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Income by Household Type

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Marital Status

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1,988

Number of Veterans

1,887

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam861
First Gulf War336
Second Gulf War304
Korea191
World War II20

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74671
75+427
35 to 54417
55 to 64340
18 to 34133

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,86610.30%
Native American475.69%
Hispanic308.45%
2+ Races286.68%
Other Race2025.00%
Asian1817.82%
Black913.43%

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Mille Lacs 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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82.75%

Born in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

98.66%

Native Born

1.34%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.66% of Mille Lacs County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 82.75% having been born in Minnesota. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mille Lacs 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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