Pennington County, Minnesota Population 2020

Pennington County, Minnesota's estimated population is 14,152 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pennington County, Minnesota is the 58th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202014,152-13-0.09%
201914,165-13-0.09%
201814,178-13-0.09%
201714,191-16-0.11%
201614,207-27-0.19%
201514,2341240.88%
201414,110-28-0.20%
201314,138210.15%
201214,117490.35%
201114,0681000.72%
201013,9686624.98%
199013,306-1,952-12.79%
198015,2581,99215.02%
197013,2667986.40%
196012,468-497-3.83%
195012,965520.40%
194012,9132,42623.13%
193010,487-1,604-13.27%
192012,0912,71528.96%
19109,3760.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.09%
County Website
Founded
November 23, 1910[1]

Pennington County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,27593.59%
Two or More Races3102.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native2471.74%
Black or African American1741.23%
Asian1400.99%
Some Other Race370.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Pennington County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Pennington County, Minnesota Median Age

39.8


Total

37.7


Male

41.6


Female

Pennington County, Minnesota Adults

There are 10,867 adults, (2,479 of whom are seniors) in Pennington County, Minnesota.

Pennington County, Minnesota Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pennington County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

7,130

50.27%

Male

7,054

49.73%

Pennington County, Minnesota Households and Families

Pennington County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pennington County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All74.1%25.9%
Male68.4%31.6%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female53.2%46.8%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9702.3374.1
Married2,7482.9192.2
Non Family2,3091.2359.2
Female6603.4653.2
Male2533.1868.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pennington County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2712.78%
9th to 12th Grade4574.70%
High School Graduate3,28533.75%
Some College2,27223.34%
Associates Degree1,49015.31%
Bachelors Degree1,52515.67%
Graduate Degree4334.45%

Pennington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,1498,5341,880
Hispanic20011738
Native American14113210
Multiple Races928221
Black8481
Asian68599
Other Race23188
Islander11

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 other race people with a rate of 34.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,892$42,871$33,166
Less Than High School$25,028$26,146$23,889
High School Grad$31,510$36,730$22,813
Some College$40,181$47,708$34,430
Bachelors Degree$48,320$59,688$45,329
Graduate Degree$62,763$83,250$56,328

$38,892

Average Earnings

$42,871

Average Male

$33,166

Average Female

Pennington County, Minnesota Language

Pennington County, Minnesota Language by Age

Pennington County, Minnesota Language

96.11% of Pennington County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7131,1909.36%
Multiple2966521.96%
Hispanic5036412.72%
Native2204721.36%
Asian14096.43%
Black15953.14%
Other3725.41%

9.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.57%

Male Poverty Rate

12.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 21.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota is Black, with 3.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.50%
High School10.05%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.33%
Female Unemployed9.20%
Female Employed5.34%
Male Employed3.55%

Pennington County, Minnesota Income

Pennington County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,036$71,514
Families$74,082$85,541
Married Families$86,250-
Non Families$31,728$44,137

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Pennington County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans

1,056

Number of Veterans

1,007

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam386
Second Gulf War192
First Gulf War140
Korea95
World War II27
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74328
75+227
35 to 54194
55 to 64189
18 to 34118
Name Veterans % of Total
White9929.54%
Black4148.81%
Indian1711.18%
2 or More54.42%
Hispanic10.33%
Other14.17%

$Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Employment Status

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Pennington 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

71.43%

Born in Minnesota

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.76% of Pennington County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 71.43% having been born in Minnesota. 1.02% 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