Pennington County, Minnesota Population 2021

Pennington County, Minnesota's estimated population is 14,011 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pennington County, Minnesota is the 59th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 13,968 and has seen a growth of 0.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,011-54-0.38%
202014,065-54-0.38%
201914,119-54-0.38%
201814,173-5-0.04%
201714,178-28-0.20%
201614,206-31-0.22%
201514,2371260.89%
201414,111-28-0.20%
201314,139200.14%
201214,119490.35%
201114,0701020.73%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.38%
County Website
Founded
November 23, 1910
2010 Population
13,968
Growth Since 2010
0.31%
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Pennington County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,32993.98%
Two or More Races2701.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native2331.64%
Asian1651.16%
Black or African American1531.08%
Some Other Race330.23%
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Pennington County, Minnesota Population by Race

Pennington County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Pennington County, Minnesota Median Age

39.6


Total

38.1


Male

41.1


Female

Pennington County, Minnesota Adults

There are 10,870 adults, (2,545 of whom are seniors) in Pennington County, Minnesota.

Pennington County, Minnesota Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pennington County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

7,128

50.26%

Male

7,055

49.74%

Pennington County, Minnesota Population by Age

Pennington County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pennington County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All72.8%27.2%
Male71.6%28.4%
Female56.7%43.3%
Non Family55%45%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pennington County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9952.3272.8
Married2,7552.9792.2
Non Family2,4291.2455
Female6143.3556.7
Male1973.3971.6

2.98

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Pennington County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2532.60%
9th to 12th Grade4144.25%
High School Graduate3,22733.10%
Some College2,19522.52%
Associates Degree1,77618.22%
Bachelors Degree1,41414.51%
Graduate Degree4694.81%
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Pennington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pennington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,1518,6351,817
Hispanic21612327
Native American12611610
2+ Races979325
Black8860
Asian65504
Other Race17146

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 35.29%.

Pennington County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,300$44,626$34,278
Less Than 9th Grade$26,658$26,813$25,972
High School Graduate$31,960$37,173$25,278
Some College$42,179$50,587$35,964
Bachelors Degree$49,792$58,125$46,298
Graduate Degree$63,043$84,792$55,398

$40,300

Average Earnings

$44,626

Average Male

$34,278

Average Female

Pennington County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pennington County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Pennington County, Minnesota Language

94.80% of Pennington County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.22% of the population.

Pennington County, Minnesota Language

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,6751,36810.79%
Native2247533.48%
Hispanic533468.63%
Multiple2574115.95%
Other331030.30%
Asian16553.03%
Black14032.14%

10.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.13%

Male Poverty Rate

12.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota is Native, with 33.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pennington County, Minnesota is Black, with 2.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.46%.

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.28%
High School11.42%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.21%
Female Unemployed9.59%
Female Employed6.46%
Male Employed4.67%

Pennington County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pennington County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,122$72,022
Families$74,949$85,523
Married Families$85,151-
Non Families$38,405$49,201
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Income by Household Type

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Pennington 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 55-64.

Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Pennington County, Minnesota Marital Status

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887

Number of Veterans

849

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam335
Second Gulf War155
First Gulf War105
Korea91
World War II19

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74295
75+207
35 to 54160
55 to 64130
18 to 3495

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8227.90%
Black4753.41%
2+ Races97.69%
Native American85.80%
Hispanic10.31%
Other Race13.57%

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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3.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pennington County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Pennington County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Pennington 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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70.87%

Born in Pennington County, Minnesota

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Pennington County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 70.87% having been born in Minnesota. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pennington 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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