Ramsey County, Minnesota Population 2020

Ramsey County, Minnesota's estimated population is 559,594 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ramsey County, Minnesota is the 2nd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020559,5944,6920.85%
2019554,9024,6920.85%
2018550,2104,6920.86%
2017545,5183,5740.66%
2016541,9445,0650.94%
2015536,8793,9670.74%
2014532,9125,7151.08%
2013527,1976,1711.18%
2012521,0265,2261.01%
2011515,8006,4111.26%
2010509,38923,6244.86%
1990485,76525,9815.65%
1980459,784-16,471-3.46%
1970476,25553,73012.72%
1960422,52567,19318.91%
1950355,33245,39714.65%
1940309,93523,2148.10%
1930286,72142,16717.24%
1920244,55420,8799.33%
1910223,67553,12131.15%
1900170,55430,75822.00%
1890139,79693,906204.63%
188045,89022,80598.79%
187023,08510,93590.00%
186012,1509,923445.58%
18502,2270.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.85%
County Website
Founded
October 27, 1849[1]
County Seat

Ramsey County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White361,50166.76%
Asian77,15614.25%
Black or African American63,72411.77%
Two or More Races23,1694.28%
Some Other Race12,0282.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,7230.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1920.04%

Ramsey County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Ramsey County, Minnesota Median Age

34.9


Total

33.9


Male

35.9


Female

Ramsey County, Minnesota Adults

There are 415,003 adults, (74,248 of whom are seniors) in Ramsey County, Minnesota.

Ramsey County, Minnesota Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ramsey County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

277,650

51.27%

Male

263,843

48.73%

Ramsey County, Minnesota Households and Families

Ramsey County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ramsey County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All59.3%40.7%
Male53.6%46.4%
Non Family44%56%
Female41.2%58.8%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All209,0692.5259.3
Married88,2493.380
Non Family86,5251.3144
Female24,8673.5441.2
Male9,4283.5753.6

3.26

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ramsey County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19,4725.42%
9th to 12th Grade16,0794.47%
High School Graduate75,28320.94%
Some College67,54918.79%
Associates Degree30,4418.47%
Bachelors Degree90,08325.05%
Graduate Degree60,67616.87%

Ramsey County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White254,856245,993125,340
Asian41,24128,45912,121
Black35,16728,7166,850
Hispanic20,35213,7853,782
Multiple Races7,3696,6202,665
Other Race6,6054,151830
Native American2,3151,949427
Islander15412829

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,105$44,851$37,492
Less Than High School$22,454$25,351$18,268
High School Grad$30,409$34,215$26,153
Some College$35,783$40,330$32,251
Bachelors Degree$51,291$57,268$46,766
Graduate Degree$69,793$77,989$63,584

$41,105

Average Earnings

$44,851

Average Male

$37,492

Average Female

Ramsey County, Minnesota Language

Ramsey County, Minnesota Language by Age

Ramsey County, Minnesota Language

77.11% of Ramsey County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 22.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 11.51% of the population.

Ramsey County, Minnesota Poverty

Ramsey County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White328,11624,0687.34%
Black62,57420,09032.11%
Asian76,12319,16125.17%
Hispanic39,7178,23820.74%
Multiple22,3355,44724.39%
Other11,8662,43520.52%
Native3,5271,41440.09%
Islander1922412.50%

14.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.60%

Male Poverty Rate

15.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ramsey County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ramsey County, Minnesota is Native, with 40.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ramsey County, Minnesota is White, with 7.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.70%
High School14.21%
Some College10.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.85%
Male Unemployed33.25%
Female Employed8.05%
Male Employed6.44%

Ramsey County, Minnesota Income

Ramsey County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,304$85,481
Families$82,925$105,193
Married Families$101,180$124,916
Non Families$40,812$54,073

Ramsey County, Minnesota Marital Status

Ramsey County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ramsey County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Ramsey 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.

Ramsey County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Ramsey County, Minnesota Veterans

22,891

Number of Veterans

21,293

Male Veterans

1,598

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,655
Second Gulf War3,021
First Gulf War2,875
Korea2,548
World War II1,484
Age Group Veterans
75+6,563
65 to 746,378
55 to 644,130
35 to 544,005
18 to 341,815
Name Veterans % of Total
White20,3086.78%
Black1,4693.50%
Hispanic6332.48%
Asian5161.01%
2 or More2552.28%
Indian1806.78%
Other1501.83%
Hawaiian138.13%

$Ramsey County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ramsey County, Minnesota Employment Status

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ramsey 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

59.76%

Born in Minnesota

84.42%

Native Born

15.58%

Foreign Born

7.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.42% of Ramsey County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 59.76% having been born in Minnesota. 7.36% 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