Swift County, Minnesota Population 2020

Swift County, Minnesota's estimated population is 9,243 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Swift County, Minnesota is the 72nd largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20209,243-51-0.55%
20199,294-51-0.55%
20189,345-51-0.54%
20179,396-51-0.54%
20169,447680.73%
20159,379-110-1.16%
20149,489-66-0.69%
20139,555-80-0.83%
20129,635-43-0.44%
20119,678-78-0.80%
20109,756-968-9.03%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.55%
County Website
Founded
February 18, 1870[1]
County Seat

Swift County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,93594.94%
Black or African American2302.44%
Some Other Race1391.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.41%
Two or More Races360.38%
Asian300.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.02%

Swift County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Swift County, Minnesota Median Age

44


Total

42.8


Male

45.1


Female

Swift County, Minnesota Adults

There are 7,292 adults, (2,025 of whom are seniors) in Swift County, Minnesota.

Swift County, Minnesota Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Swift County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

4,685

49.78%

Male

4,726

50.22%

Swift County, Minnesota Households and Families

Swift County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Swift County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
Male78.1%21.9%
All69.7%30.3%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female43%57%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2272.1969.7
Married2,0752.8385.7
Non Family1,6041.154.2
Female3653.1243
Male1832.778.1

2.81

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Swift County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2193.29%
9th to 12th Grade4656.99%
High School Graduate2,22633.45%
Some College1,53022.99%
Associates Degree1,01915.31%
Bachelors Degree92513.90%
Graduate Degree2704.06%

Swift County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2655,7631,164
Hispanic22812628
Black11157
Other Race71432
Islander392
Multiple Races18131
Asian1192

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,366$42,211$25,809
Less Than High School$23,750$28,958$10,278
High School Grad$30,344$36,433$18,816
Some College$35,057$47,656$26,339
Bachelors Degree$47,679$62,563$38,500
Graduate Degree$68,438$76,667$58,750

$35,366

Average Earnings

$42,211

Average Male

$25,809

Average Female

Swift County, Minnesota Language

Swift County, Minnesota Language by Age

Swift County, Minnesota Language

94.83% of Swift County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Swift County, Minnesota Poverty

Swift County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,51693610.99%
Black22714463.44%
Hispanic45010623.56%
Islander393794.87%
Other139128.63%
Asian231252.17%
Multiple36616.67%

13.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swift County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swift County, Minnesota is Islander, with 94.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swift County, Minnesota is Other, with 8.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.45%
High School11.17%
Some College9.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.94%
Male Unemployed28.95%
Female Employed9.27%
Male Employed5.38%

Swift County, Minnesota Income

Swift County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,577$66,431
Families$64,879$82,501
Married Families$78,588-
Non Families$27,051$38,696

Swift County, Minnesota Marital Status

Swift County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Swift County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Swift County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Swift County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Swift County, Minnesota Veterans

645

Number of Veterans

579

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam239
Korea92
Second Gulf War80
First Gulf War52
World War II44
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74207
75+201
55 to 64112
35 to 5471
18 to 3454
Name Veterans % of Total
White6419.14%
Hispanic196.99%
Black43.57%

$Swift County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swift County, Minnesota Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Swift 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

83.48%

Born in Minnesota

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.60% of Swift County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 83.48% having been born in Minnesota. 1.99% 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