Ramsey County, Minnesota Population 2021

Ramsey County, Minnesota's estimated population is 553,219 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ramsey County, Minnesota is the null largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 509,387 and has seen a growth of 8.60% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021553,2191,4490.26%
2020551,7701,4490.26%
2019550,3211,4490.26%
2018548,8723,9860.73%
2017544,8863,3840.62%
2016541,5024,8710.91%
2015536,6313,8350.72%
2014532,7965,6651.07%
2013527,1316,1221.18%
2012521,0095,1831.00%
2011515,8266,4391.26%
2010509,38723,6224.86%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.26%
County Website
Founded
October 27, 1849[1]
County Seat
2010 Population
509,387
Growth Since 2010
8.60%
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Ramsey County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White361,22666.35%
Asian78,58514.43%
Black or African American65,84812.09%
Two or More Races23,6114.34%
Some Other Race11,5922.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,3980.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1820.03%
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Ramsey County, Minnesota Population By Race

Ramsey County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2021

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Ramsey County, Minnesota Median Age

35


Total

34.1


Male

36.1


Female

Ramsey County, Minnesota Adults

There are 417,404 adults, (76,738 of whom are seniors) in Ramsey County, Minnesota.

Ramsey County, Minnesota Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ramsey County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Mujer

278,992

51.24%

Masculino

265,450

48.76%

Ramsey County, Minnesota Population by Age

Ramsey County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ramsey County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All59.4%40.6%
Masculino54.7%45.3%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Mujer42.1%57.9%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ramsey County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All209,0432.5359.4
Married88,1553.3180.3
Non Family86,7811.3243.7
Mujer24,2713.6242.1
Masculino9,8363.6254.7

3.29

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Ramsey County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19,6565.41%
9th to 12th Grade15,6384.31%
High School Graduate75,75920.86%
Some College67,80918.67%
Associates Degree30,8248.49%
Bachelors Degree92,40325.45%
Graduate Degree61,04916.81%
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Ramsey County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ramsey County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White254,752246,331126,343
Asian43,03729,68112,802
Black36,38229,9977,460
Hispanic20,73114,4553,965
2+ Races7,7136,8882,728
Other Race6,4104,1511,067
Native American2,1371,822483
Islander15112427

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.59%.

Ramsey County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$42,257$46,244$38,477
Less Than 9th Grade$25,001$27,050$20,447
High School Graduate$30,893$33,837$26,938
Some College$36,919$41,670$32,408
Bachelors Degree$52,210$59,710$46,695
Graduate Degree$71,027$77,904$64,904

$42,257

Average Earnings

$46,244

Average Male

$38,477

Average Female

Ramsey County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ramsey County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Ramsey County, Minnesota Language

76.61% of Ramsey County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 23.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 11.58% of the population.

Ramsey County, Minnesota Language

Ramsey County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White327,15023,3667.14%
Black64,61619,89330.79%
Asian77,50917,41422.47%
Hispanic39,9538,24920.65%
Multiple22,8265,06122.17%
Other11,4292,31220.23%
Native3,2101,26839.50%
Islander182189.89%

13.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.08%

Male Poverty Rate

14.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ramsey County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ramsey County, Minnesota is Native, with 39.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ramsey County, Minnesota is White, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.09%.

Ramsey County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.08%
High School14.20%
Some College10.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%

Ramsey County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.70%
Male Unemployed29.56%
Female Employed7.59%
Male Employed6.07%

Ramsey County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ramsey County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,660$88,161
Families$85,923$108,375
Married Families$104,883$128,507
Non Families$43,005$55,854
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Income by Household Type

Ramsey County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ramsey County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Ramsey County, Minnesota Marital Status

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22,287

Number of Veterans

20,688

Male Veterans

1,599

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,516
Second Gulf War3,266
First Gulf War2,882
Korea2,357
World War II1,213

Ramsey County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+6,371
65 to 746,332
35 to 544,016
55 to 643,824
18 to 341,744

Ramsey County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19,4906.52%
Black1,6643.85%
Hispanic6332.45%
Asian6201.18%
2+ Races2101.81%
Native American1757.06%
Other Race1201.51%
Islander85.13%

Ramsey County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Ramsey County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ramsey County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ramsey County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Ramsey County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Ramsey 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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59.72%

Born in Ramsey County, Minnesota

84.04%

Native Born

15.96%

Foreign Born

7.44%

Non Citizen

8.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.04% of Ramsey County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 59.72% having been born in Minnesota. 7.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ramsey 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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