Pope County, Minnesota Population 2021

Pope County, Minnesota's estimated population is 11,557 with a growth rate of 1.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pope County, Minnesota is the 64th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 10,974 and has seen a growth of 5.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202111,5571541.35%
202011,4031541.37%
201911,2491541.39%
201811,0951070.97%
201710,988180.16%
201610,970340.31%
201510,936110.10%
201410,925460.42%
201310,879-11-0.10%
201210,890-21-0.19%
201110,911-63-0.57%
201010,9742292.13%
199010,745-912-7.82%
198011,6575504.95%
197011,107-807-6.77%
196011,914-948-7.37%
195012,862-682-5.04%
194013,5444593.51%
193013,085-546-4.01%
192013,6318856.94%
191012,7461691.34%
190012,5772,54525.37%
189010,0324,15870.79%
18805,8743,183118.28%
18702,6910.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.35%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1862
County Seat
2010 Population
10,974
Growth Since 2010
5.31%
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Pope County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,66696.54%
Two or More Races1541.39%
Some Other Race820.74%
Asian630.57%
Black or African American460.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.33%
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Pope County, Minnesota Population by Race

Pope County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Pope County, Minnesota Median Age

45.8


Total

44.5


Male

48


Female

Pope County, Minnesota Adults

There are 8,729 adults, (2,619 of whom are seniors) in Pope County, Minnesota.

Pope County, Minnesota Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Pope County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

5,461

49.43%

Male

5,587

50.57%

Pope County, Minnesota Population by Age

Pope County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pope County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All77.5%22.5%
Female74.1%25.9%
Male69.2%30.8%
Non Family60.9%39.1%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pope County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9812.1877.5
Married2,6992.7689.5
Non Family1,7551.1460.9
Female2742.6674.1
Male2532.5569.2

2.69

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Pope County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1561.94%
9th to 12th Grade3234.01%
High School Graduate2,45130.45%
Some College1,84022.86%
Associates Degree1,43517.83%
Bachelors Degree1,28215.93%
Graduate Degree5636.99%
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Pope County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pope County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,8287,3871,795
2+ Races63383
Hispanic61487
Asian585826
Native American27272
Other Race25127
Black242412

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Pope County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,676$45,702$32,052
Less Than 9th Grade$34,219$33,984$36,875
High School Graduate$30,653$38,810$21,591
Some College$39,483$48,018$32,283
Bachelors Degree$50,927$66,563$43,750
Graduate Degree$54,038$46,111$56,071

$38,676

Average Earnings

$45,702

Average Male

$32,052

Average Female

Pope County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pope County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Pope County, Minnesota Language

97.83% of Pope County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Pope County, Minnesota Language

Pope County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4087116.83%
Hispanic1734928.32%
Other824352.44%
Multiple15485.19%
Black46817.39%
Native3625.56%
Asian6311.59%

7.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.19%

Male Poverty Rate

7.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pope County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Minnesota is Other, with 52.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Minnesota is Asian, with 1.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.88%.

Pope County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.23%
High School6.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%
Some College4.53%

Pope County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed10.81%
Female Unemployed9.52%
Male Employed5.00%
Female Employed3.39%

Pope County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pope County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,275$76,120
Families$78,952$92,536
Married Families$85,544-
Non Families$34,152$43,093
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Income by Household Type

Pope County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pope County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Pope 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.

Pope County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Pope County, Minnesota Marital Status

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856

Number of Veterans

808

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam393
Korea86
Second Gulf War77
First Gulf War72
World War II49

Pope County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74303
75+297
55 to 64130
35 to 5481
18 to 3445

Pope County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White85510.05%
Other Race12.38%

Pope County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Pope County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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7.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pope County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pope County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Pope County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Pope 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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82.92%

Born in Pope County, Minnesota

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Pope County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 82.92% having been born in Minnesota. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pope 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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