Traverse County, Minnesota Population 2021

Traverse County, Minnesota's estimated population is 3,195 with a growth rate of -0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Traverse County, Minnesota is the 88th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 3,534 and has seen a growth of -9.59% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,195-32-0.99%
20203,227-32-0.98%
20193,259-32-0.97%
20183,291-13-0.39%
20173,304-26-0.78%
20163,330-43-1.27%
20153,373-6-0.18%
20143,379-23-0.68%
20133,402-2-0.06%
20123,404-85-2.44%
20113,489-45-1.27%
20103,534-929-20.82%
19904,463-1,079-19.47%
19805,542-712-11.38%
19706,254-1,249-16.65%
19607,503-550-6.83%
19508,053-230-2.78%
19408,2833454.35%
19307,938-5-0.06%
19207,943-106-1.32%
19108,0494766.29%
19007,5733,05767.69%
18904,5163,009199.67%
18801,5071,49411492.31%
1870130.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.99%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1862
County Seat
2010 Population
3,534
Growth Since 2010
-9.59%
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Traverse County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,00390.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1644.95%
Two or More Races852.57%
Some Other Race361.09%
Black or African American170.51%
Asian60.18%
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Traverse County, Minnesota Population by Race

Traverse County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Traverse County, Minnesota Median Age

47.5


Total

46.7


Male

49.7


Female

Traverse County, Minnesota Adults

There are 2,659 adults, (822 of whom are seniors) in Traverse County, Minnesota.

Traverse County, Minnesota Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Traverse County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

1,667

50.35%

Male

1,644

49.65%

Traverse County, Minnesota Population by Age

Traverse County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Traverse County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Male86.7%13.3%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female61%39%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Traverse County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,608279.6
Married8512.5687.8
Non Family5921.0969.4
Male831.986.7
Female822.9561

2.49

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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Traverse County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade823.26%
9th to 12th Grade873.46%
High School Graduate89035.37%
Some College60223.93%
Associates Degree41516.49%
Bachelors Degree30812.24%
Graduate Degree1325.25%
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Traverse County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Traverse County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2712,113426
Native American101972
Hispanic92918
2+ Races37311
Other Race3635
Black14142
Asian111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Traverse County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,293$40,489$26,716
Less Than 9th Grade$40,357$41,250$25,938
High School Graduate$26,250$35,652$22,625
Some College$32,713$41,375$25,260
Bachelors Degree$48,125$54,500$44,886
Graduate Degree$58,750$52,083$59,063

$34,293

Average Earnings

$40,489

Average Male

$26,716

Average Female

Traverse County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Traverse County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Traverse County, Minnesota Language

96.13% of Traverse County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Traverse County, Minnesota Language

Traverse County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8571726.02%
Multiple855767.06%
Hispanic1014443.56%
Native1644024.39%
Black13646.15%
Other3612.78%

9.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.72%

Male Poverty Rate

11.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Traverse County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Traverse County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 67.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Traverse County, Minnesota is Other, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.32%.

Traverse County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.38%
High School15.30%
Some College4.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%

Traverse County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.91%
Female Employed5.63%
Male Unemployed3.57%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Traverse County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Traverse County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,957$67,825
Families$68,712$80,482
Married Families$75,737-
Non Families$34,500$44,586
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Income by Household Type

Traverse County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Traverse County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Traverse County, Minnesota Marriage

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

Traverse County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Traverse County, Minnesota Marital Status

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238

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam81
Korea31
World War II23
First Gulf War23
Second Gulf War20

Traverse County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+95
65 to 7452
35 to 5443
55 to 6436
18 to 3412

Traverse County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2319.42%
Native American65.77%
2+ Races12.22%

Traverse County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Traverse County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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7.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Traverse County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Traverse County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Traverse County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Traverse 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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64.15%

Born in Traverse County, Minnesota

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Traverse County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 64.15% having been born in Minnesota. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Traverse 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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