Olmsted County, Minnesota Population 2020

Olmsted County, Minnesota's estimated population is 159,793 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Olmsted County, Minnesota is the 8th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020159,7931,7581.11%
2019158,0351,7581.12%
2018156,2771,7581.14%
2017154,5191,3820.90%
2016153,1371,8021.19%
2015151,3351,2800.85%
2014150,0551,2010.81%
2013148,8541,9531.33%
2012146,9011,0900.75%
2011145,8111,2850.89%
2010144,52638,05635.74%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.11%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855[1]
County Seat

Olmsted County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White128,90284.21%
Black or African American9,0645.92%
Asian8,9085.82%
Two or More Races4,0692.66%
Some Other Race1,5751.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native4770.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander700.05%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Olmsted County, Minnesota Median Age

37.2


Total

36.2


Male

38.2


Female

Olmsted County, Minnesota Adults

There are 115,279 adults, (22,399 of whom are seniors) in Olmsted County, Minnesota.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Olmsted County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

78,229

51.11%

Male

74,836

48.89%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Households and Families

Olmsted County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Olmsted County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
Male75.8%24.2%
All73.1%26.9%
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family53.1%46.9%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All60,7702.4873.1
Married32,6143.0788.4
Non Family20,3481.2653.1
Female5,7173.1156.6
Male2,0913.3475.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Olmsted County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5652.48%
9th to 12th Grade3,2323.12%
High School Graduate20,48119.80%
Some College19,59018.93%
Associates Degree12,07811.67%
Bachelors Degree25,68924.83%
Graduate Degree19,82719.16%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White87,80085,12939,733
Asian5,9694,9253,301
Black4,3713,430803
Hispanic3,7722,750930
Multiple Races1,3261,225640
Other Race785545143
Native American30828746
Islander616161

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,688$53,172$41,674
Less Than High School$23,315$25,790$17,618
High School Grad$30,698$32,905$26,477
Some College$39,376$45,244$34,827
Bachelors Degree$59,917$68,995$51,373
Graduate Degree$76,964$91,259$68,108

$47,688

Average Earnings

$53,172

Average Male

$41,674

Average Female

Olmsted County, Minnesota Language

Olmsted County, Minnesota Language by Age

Olmsted County, Minnesota Language

86.60% of Olmsted County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 13.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.91% of the population.

Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty

Olmsted County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White121,7327,5716.22%
Black8,7913,62041.18%
Hispanic7,1981,18516.46%
Asian8,8695796.53%
Multiple4,00841510.35%
Other1,49321414.33%
Native422348.06%

8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.98%

Male Poverty Rate

9.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota is Black, with 41.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olmsted County, Minnesota is White, with 6.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.99%
High School9.34%
Some College6.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.77%
Male Unemployed20.09%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed3.86%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Income

Olmsted County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,880$98,903
Families$94,389$120,195
Married Families$107,352$135,267
Non Families$41,209$52,683

Olmsted County, Minnesota Marital Status

Olmsted County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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

Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans

8,153

Number of Veterans

7,632

Male Veterans

521

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,082
First Gulf War1,070
Second Gulf War988
Korea946
World War II493
Age Group Veterans
75+2,418
65 to 742,237
35 to 541,429
55 to 641,410
18 to 34659
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,7767.77%
Black1402.57%
2 or More1287.67%
Asian711.08%
Hispanic631.38%
Other201.95%
Indian185.26%

$Olmsted County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Employment Status

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Olmsted County, Minnesota Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.47%

Born in Minnesota

89.08%

Native Born

10.92%

Foreign Born

5.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.08% of Olmsted County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 58.47% having been born in Minnesota. 5.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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