Olmsted County, Minnesota Population 2021

Olmsted County, Minnesota's estimated population is 162,163 with a growth rate of 1.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Olmsted County, Minnesota is the null largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 144,534 and has seen a growth of 12.20% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021162,1631,9351.21%
2020160,2281,9351.22%
2019158,2931,9351.24%
2018156,3581,6311.05%
2017154,7271,4550.95%
2016153,2721,8751.24%
2015151,3971,3540.90%
2014150,0431,1920.80%
2013148,8511,9441.32%
2012146,9071,0780.74%
2011145,8291,2950.90%
2010144,53438,06435.75%
1990106,47014,46415.72%
198092,0067,9029.40%
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%
18609,5240.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.21%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855[1]
County Seat
2010 Population
144,534
Growth Since 2010
12.20%
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Olmsted County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White129,61683.73%
Black or African American9,5666.18%
Asian9,0285.83%
Two or More Races4,4042.84%
Some Other Race1,5130.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native5540.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1280.08%
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Olmsted County, Minnesota Population By Race

Olmsted County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2021

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Median Age

37.2


Total

36.1


Male

38.1


Female

Olmsted County, Minnesota Adults

There are 116,680 adults, (23,348 of whom are seniors) in Olmsted County, Minnesota.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Olmsted County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Mujer

79,161

51.13%

Masculino

75,648

48.87%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Population by Age

Olmsted County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All72.7%27.3%
Masculino72.1%27.9%
Mujer59.1%40.9%
Non Family52.3%47.7%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Olmsted County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,1082.4572.7
Married32,7013.0788.6
Non Family21,6471.2552.3
Mujer5,4733.1359.1
Masculino2,2873.3172.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7622.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,8902.76%
High School Graduate20,83019.90%
Some College18,68817.85%
Associates Degree12,52011.96%
Bachelors Degree26,46125.27%
Graduate Degree20,54219.62%
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Olmsted County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Olmsted County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White88,33785,73440,658
Asian6,1915,2233,677
Black4,6343,589872
Hispanic3,9012,9451,043
2+ Races1,4071,350691
Other Race816602174
Native American36033741
Islander828267

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 islander people with a rate of 81.71%.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$49,619$54,671$44,168
Less Than 9th Grade$22,246$26,184$17,379
High School Graduate$31,696$36,822$26,260
Some College$41,035$47,106$36,694
Bachelors Degree$62,048$69,345$54,857
Graduate Degree$77,299$92,798$69,019

$49,619

Average Earnings

$54,671

Average Male

$44,168

Average Female

Olmsted County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Olmsted County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Language

86.07% of Olmsted County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 13.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Language

Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White122,3576,7155.49%
Black9,3233,73440.05%
Hispanic7,3991,38818.76%
Asian8,9896327.03%
Multiple4,3463528.10%
Other1,40217212.27%
Native505397.72%
Islander1281511.72%

8.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.41%

Male Poverty Rate

9.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota is Black, with 40.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota is White, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.35%.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.36%
High School9.62%
Some College6.25%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.30%
Male Unemployed24.69%
Female Employed5.89%
Male Employed3.60%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Olmsted County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,951$101,733
Families$97,171$124,246
Married Families$110,184$139,241
Non Families$42,885$55,482
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Income by Household Type

Olmsted County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Marital Status

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8,018

Number of Veterans

7,531

Male Veterans

487

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,111
First Gulf War1,110
Second Gulf War1,005
Korea799
World War II405

Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,309
75+2,301
35 to 541,403
55 to 641,390
18 to 34615

Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,6537.61%
Black1392.40%
2+ Races1146.21%
Hispanic972.04%
Asian640.94%
Other Race262.43%
Native American225.63%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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3.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Olmsted County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Olmsted 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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59.08%

Born in Olmsted County, Minnesota

88.88%

Native Born

11.12%

Foreign Born

5.84%

Non Citizen

5.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.88% of Olmsted County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 59.08% having been born in Minnesota. 5.84% 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

  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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