Otter Tail County, Minnesota Population 2020

Otter Tail County, Minnesota's estimated population is 59,934 with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Otter Tail County, Minnesota is the 17th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202059,9345610.94%
201959,3735610.95%
201858,8125610.96%
201758,2513860.67%
201657,8653210.56%
201557,544560.10%
201457,488-10-0.02%
201357,4982770.48%
201257,221-57-0.10%
201157,278-16-0.03%
201057,2946,58012.97%
199050,714-1,223-2.35%
198051,9375,84012.67%
197046,097-2,863-5.85%
196048,960-2,360-4.60%
195051,320-1,872-3.52%
194053,1922,1864.29%
193051,0061880.37%
192050,8184,78210.39%
191046,0366611.46%
190045,37511,14332.55%
189034,23215,55783.30%
188018,67516,707848.93%
18701,9681,728720.00%
18602400.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.94%
County Website
Founded
March 18, 1858 (created) 1868 (organized)[1]
County Seat

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55,21795.21%
Two or More Races8621.49%
Black or African American8021.38%
Some Other Race4570.79%
Asian3490.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native2960.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.02%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Median Age

46.7


Total

45.2


Male

48


Female

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Adults

There are 45,397 adults, (13,247 of whom are seniors) in Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

28,729

49.54%

Male

29,263

50.46%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Households and Families

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All78.8%21.2%
Male73.1%26.9%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female50.2%49.8%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,2262.3578.8
Married14,0082.8893
Non Family7,9331.1659.9
Female1,5013.1750.2
Male7843.1873.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0862.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,0955.08%
High School Graduate12,10929.35%
Some College9,64023.36%
Associates Degree5,97314.48%
Bachelors Degree7,31017.72%
Graduate Degree3,0517.39%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,34236,68810,139
Hispanic90455483
Black37623982
Multiple Races29528241
Other Race23376
Native American21420511
Asian18514515
Islander552

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 40.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,394$42,341$30,144
Less Than High School$27,433$31,825$23,920
High School Grad$28,716$35,530$20,553
Some College$36,285$42,490$30,508
Bachelors Degree$47,747$58,604$38,182
Graduate Degree$59,127$70,850$53,689

$36,394

Average Earnings

$42,341

Average Male

$30,144

Average Female

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Language

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Language by Age

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Language

95.32% of Otter Tail County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Poverty

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52,9374,2227.98%
Black72244661.77%
Hispanic1,91634317.90%
Multiple84714817.47%
Native2788329.86%
Islander9888.89%
Other45451.10%

9.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

10.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Otter Tail County, Minnesota is Islander, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otter Tail County, Minnesota is Other, with 1.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.74%
High School11.48%
Some College6.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.15%
Male Unemployed17.40%
Female Employed5.29%
Male Employed3.51%

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Income

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,131$72,053
Families$70,578$86,290
Married Families$76,914$92,556
Non Families$31,156$40,458

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Marital Status

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Otter Tail 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.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Veterans

4,265

Number of Veterans

4,085

Male Veterans

180

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,840
Korea538
First Gulf War516
World War II320
Second Gulf War291
Age Group Veterans
75+1,466
65 to 741,377
55 to 64788
35 to 54529
18 to 34105
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1939.59%
Indian4116.21%
2 or More164.52%
Black122.40%
Hispanic80.68%
Other30.94%

$Otter Tail County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otter Tail County, Minnesota Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Otter Tail 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

72.96%

Born in Minnesota

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.49% of Otter Tail County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 72.96% having been born in Minnesota. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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