Steele County, Minnesota Population 2020

Steele County, Minnesota's estimated population is 36,761 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Steele County, Minnesota is the 28th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202036,761-21-0.06%
201936,782-21-0.06%
201836,803-21-0.06%
201736,8241620.44%
201636,662520.14%
201536,6101290.35%
201436,4811200.33%
201336,361540.15%
201236,307-255-0.70%
201136,562660.18%
201036,4965,76718.77%
199030,7294011.32%
198030,3283,39712.61%
197026,9311,9027.60%
196025,0293,87418.31%
195021,1551,4067.12%
194019,7491,2746.90%
193018,4754142.29%
192018,0611,91511.86%
191016,146-378-2.29%
190016,5243,29224.88%
189013,2327726.20%
188012,4604,18950.65%
18708,2715,408188.89%
18602,8630.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.06%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855[1]
County Seat

Steele County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,29790.79%
Some Other Race1,1843.23%
Black or African American1,1123.03%
Asian5321.45%
Two or More Races4041.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.08%

Steele County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Steele County, Minnesota Median Age

38.9


Total

37.8


Male

39.9


Female

Steele County, Minnesota Adults

There are 27,404 adults, (6,049 of whom are seniors) in Steele County, Minnesota.

Steele County, Minnesota Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Steele County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

18,505

50.46%

Male

18,171

49.54%

Steele County, Minnesota Households and Families

Steele County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Steele County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
Male78.7%21.3%
All75.5%24.5%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female52.1%47.9%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4982.4975.5
Married7,9043.0690.6
Non Family4,8941.1956.4
Female1,1693.6652.1
Male5313.4678.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Steele County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7292.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,3205.41%
High School Graduate8,37834.31%
Some College5,24521.48%
Associates Degree2,65310.86%
Bachelors Degree4,20317.21%
Graduate Degree1,8917.74%

Steele County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,41521,1115,954
Hispanic1,17461156
Other Race5592534
Black446289
Asian19718921
Multiple Races15214463
Native American4848
Islander81

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 41.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,526$48,242$35,376
Less Than High School$32,007$35,199$23,636
High School Grad$35,315$40,322$27,431
Some College$39,933$47,582$32,058
Bachelors Degree$56,736$73,210$46,163
Graduate Degree$64,177$78,494$59,669

$41,526

Average Earnings

$48,242

Average Male

$35,376

Average Female

Steele County, Minnesota Language

Steele County, Minnesota Language by Age

Steele County, Minnesota Language

92.39% of Steele County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 7.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.88% of the population.

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty

Steele County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,4322,2247.08%
Hispanic2,75372126.19%
Black1,07853349.44%
Other1,18442936.23%
Native1109182.73%
Multiple3987819.60%

10.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

11.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Steele County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Steele County, Minnesota is Native, with 82.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Steele County, Minnesota is White, with 7.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.59%
High School11.09%
Some College6.38%
Bachelors or Greater1.85%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.72%
Female Unemployed30.27%
Female Employed5.37%
Male Employed3.24%

Steele County, Minnesota Income

Steele County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,731$76,092
Families$79,951$91,459
Married Families$87,887-
Non Families$35,916$42,500

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Steele County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Steele 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 45-54.

Steele County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Steele County, Minnesota Veterans

2,213

Number of Veterans

2,112

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam747
Second Gulf War301
Korea242
First Gulf War208
World War II142
Age Group Veterans
75+677
65 to 74590
55 to 64379
35 to 54313
18 to 34254
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1078.24%
2 or More6635.11%
Hispanic483.05%
Black335.35%
Indian714.58%

$Steele County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

5.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steele County, Minnesota Employment Status

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Steele 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

77.05%

Born in Minnesota

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.79% of Steele County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 77.05% having been born in Minnesota. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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