Olmsted County, Minnesota Population 2024

164,820

Olmsted County, Minnesota's estimated 2024 population is 164,820 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Olmsted County, Minnesota is the 7th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 population was 144,535 and has seen a growth of 14.03% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029166,8204000.24%
2028166,4204000.24%
2027166,0204000.24%
2026165,6204000.24%
2025165,2204000.24%
2024164,8204000.24%
2023164,4204000.24%
2022164,0204000.24%
2021163,6205920.36%
2020163,0284,8403.06%
2019158,1881,7751.13%
2018156,4131,5300.99%
2017154,8831,4370.94%
2016153,4461,9541.29%
2015151,4921,3650.91%
2014150,1271,2160.82%
2013148,9111,9671.34%
2012146,9441,0950.75%
2011145,8491,3140.91%
2010144,535
1990106,47014,46415.72%
198092,0067,9029.4%
197084,10418,57228.34%
196065,53217,30435.88%
195048,2285,57013.06%
194042,6587,23220.41%
193035,4267,41226.46%
192028,0145,51724.52%
191022,497-622-2.69%
190023,1193,31316.73%
189019,806-1,737-8.06%
188021,5431,7508.84%
187019,79310,269107.82%
18609,524-157,296-94.29%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.24% (400)
County Website
Olmsted County
County Seat
2010 Population
144,535
Area
654 mi²
Density
252 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
14.03% (20,285)
Founded
February 20, 1855

Olmsted County, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White130,70680.53%
Black or African American11,3336.98%
Asian10,0886.22%
Two or more races7,4274.58%
Other race2,3871.47%
Native American2600.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1060.07%
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White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Olmsted County, Minnesota Population by Race

Olmsted County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2024

Olmsted County, Minnesota Median Age

37.6

Total

37

Male

38.3

Female

Olmsted County, Minnesota Adults

There are 123,129 adults, (25,965 of whom are seniors) in Olmsted County, Minnesota.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Olmsted County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female82,63150.91%
Male79,67649.09%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Population by Age

Olmsted County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All65,9702.4270.829.2
Married33,8353.078812
Non Family24,4851.2850.149.9
Female5,1913.0657.742.3
Male2,4593.2768.131.9
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3

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Olmsted 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

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

Olmsted 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.15%.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,841

Average Earnings

$64,846

Average Male

$53,383

Average Female

Olmsted County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Olmsted County, Minnesota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Olmsted County, Minnesota Language

85.8% of Olmsted County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 14.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.13% of the population.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Language

Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White124,1386,8645.53%
Black10,5923,36031.72%
Hispanic8,4741,13913.44%
Asian10,0247247.22%
Other2,38457424.08%
Multiple7,4065297.14%
Native1564126.28%
Islander1063028.3%
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7.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.75%

Male Poverty Rate

8.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota is Black, with 31.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota is White, with 5.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.94%.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.99%
High School12.36%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%
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Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.29%
Male Unemployed27.6%
Female Employed5.31%
Male Employed3.73%
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Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Olmsted County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Olmsted County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Olmsted 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.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Olmsted County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7,872

Number of Veterans

7,318

Male Veterans

554

Female Veterans

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Olmsted County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Olmsted 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

58.27%

Born in Olmsted County, Minnesota

88.76%

Native Born

11.24%

Foreign Born

5.09%

Non Citizen

6.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.76% of Olmsted County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 58.27% having been born in Minnesota. 5.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Place of Birth

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