Swift County, Minnesota Population 2021

Swift County, Minnesota's estimated population is 9,152 with a growth rate of -0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Swift County, Minnesota is the 73rd largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 9,754 and has seen a growth of -6.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20219,152-57-0.62%
20209,209-57-0.62%
20199,266-57-0.61%
20189,323-64-0.68%
20179,387-55-0.58%
20169,442660.70%
20159,376-110-1.16%
20149,486-66-0.69%
20139,552-80-0.83%
20129,632-44-0.45%
20119,676-78-0.80%
20109,754-970-9.05%
199010,724-2,196-17.00%
198012,920-257-1.95%
197013,177-1,759-11.78%
196014,936-901-5.69%
195015,8373682.38%
194015,4697344.98%
193014,735-358-2.37%
192015,0932,14416.56%
191012,949-554-4.10%
190013,5033,34232.89%
189010,1612,68835.97%
18807,4730.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.62%
County Website
Founded
February 18, 1870
County Seat
2010 Population
9,754
Growth Since 2010
-6.17%
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Swift County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,84594.51%
Black or African American2062.20%
Some Other Race1441.54%
Two or More Races790.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.61%
Asian270.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%
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Swift County, Minnesota Population by Race

Swift County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Swift County, Minnesota Median Age

43.9


Total

42


Male

45


Female

Swift County, Minnesota Adults

There are 7,246 adults, (2,044 of whom are seniors) in Swift County, Minnesota.

Swift County, Minnesota Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Swift County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

4,673

49.93%

Male

4,686

50.07%

Swift County, Minnesota Population by Age

Swift County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Swift County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
Male79%21%
All70.3%29.7%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female48.6%51.4%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Swift County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2632.1670.3
Married2,0662.7886.2
Non Family1,5871.154.5
Female4342.8748.6
Male1762.6679

2.73

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Swift County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2303.46%
9th to 12th Grade3965.95%
High School Graduate2,17532.70%
Some College1,46321.99%
Associates Degree1,08716.34%
Bachelors Degree1,04415.69%
Graduate Degree2573.86%
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Swift County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Swift County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,1915,7901,286
Hispanic2541209
Black11868
Other Race76352
Islander442
2+ Races36302
Asian21174

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.77%.

Swift County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,425$45,000$26,895
Less Than 9th Grade$22,500$28,224$10,057
High School Graduate$31,108$39,650$16,567
Some College$35,508$47,463$28,041
Bachelors Degree$50,543$63,173$40,296
Graduate Degree$62,344$69,167$50,000

$36,425

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$26,895

Average Female

Swift County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Swift County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Swift County, Minnesota Language

94.47% of Swift County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

Swift County, Minnesota Language

Swift County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,4177689.12%
Hispanic46319742.55%
Black20212360.89%
Islander575596.49%
Other1444732.64%
Multiple792329.11%

12.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

15.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swift County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swift County, Minnesota is Islander, with 96.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swift County, Minnesota is White, with 9.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.17%.

Swift County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.35%
High School11.62%
Some College9.60%
Bachelors or Greater2.09%

Swift County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.54%
Male Unemployed25.64%
Female Employed8.31%
Male Employed5.98%

Swift County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Swift County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,620$69,054
Families$65,083$82,922
Married Families$78,214-
Non Families$29,099$43,090
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Income by Household Type

Swift County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Swift County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Swift 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.

Swift County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Swift County, Minnesota Marital Status

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565

Number of Veterans

512

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam221
Second Gulf War82
Korea72
First Gulf War55
World War II29

Swift County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74192
75+160
55 to 6496
35 to 5467
18 to 3450

Swift County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5578.04%
Hispanic165.71%
Black86.72%

Swift County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Swift County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swift County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Swift County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Swift County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Swift 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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83.61%

Born in Swift County, Minnesota

97.33%

Native Born

2.67%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.33% of Swift County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 83.61% having been born in Minnesota. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Swift 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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