Watonwan County, Minnesota Population 2020

Watonwan County, Minnesota's estimated population is 11,108 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Watonwan County, Minnesota is the 65th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,108640.58%
201911,044640.58%
201810,980640.59%
201710,916-66-0.60%
201610,982-20-0.18%
201511,002170.15%
201410,985-68-0.62%
201311,053-65-0.58%
201211,118-50-0.45%
201111,168-26-0.23%
201011,194-488-4.18%
199011,682-679-5.49%
198012,361-937-7.05%
197013,298-1,162-8.04%
196014,4605794.17%
195013,881-21-0.15%
194013,9021,1008.59%
193012,8023452.77%
192012,4571,0759.44%
191011,382-114-0.99%
190011,4963,75048.41%
18907,7462,64251.76%
18805,1042,678110.39%
18702,4260.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.58%
County Website
Founded
February 25, 1860[1]
County Seat

Watonwan County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,38785.55%
Some Other Race1,18910.84%
Asian1301.18%
Black or African American1020.93%
Two or More Races880.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.70%
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Watonwan County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Median Age

40.9


Total

39.7


Male

41.6


Female

Watonwan County, Minnesota Adults

There are 8,307 adults, (2,115 of whom are seniors) in Watonwan County, Minnesota.

Watonwan County, Minnesota Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Watonwan County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

5,565

50.72%

Male

5,408

49.28%

Watonwan County, Minnesota Households and Families

Watonwan County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All75.8%24.2%
Male75.4%24.6%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female55.3%44.7%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3182.5175.8
Married2,1303.1187.7
Non Family1,6021.265.3
Female4033.8155.3
Male1834.0875.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7129.67%
9th to 12th Grade5086.90%
High School Graduate3,03641.23%
Some College1,29917.64%
Associates Degree6839.28%
Bachelors Degree88412.01%
Graduate Degree2413.27%
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Watonwan County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9935,5041,071
Hispanic1,20751717
Other Race5582733
Asian1056933
Native American7244
Black55424
Multiple Races97

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.43%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,543$43,389$30,079
Less Than High School$33,228$35,744$31,723
High School Grad$31,951$40,929$22,446
Some College$36,438$49,643$29,310
Bachelors Degree$43,798$53,429$37,778
Graduate Degree$59,722$64,375$58,438

$35,543

Average Earnings

$43,389

Average Male

$30,079

Average Female

Watonwan County, Minnesota Language

Watonwan County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Language

78.38% of Watonwan County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 21.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.41% of the population.

Watonwan County, Minnesota Poverty

Watonwan County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8567038.95%
Hispanic2,69359121.95%
Other1,18926422.20%
Black997777.78%
Asian13053.85%

12.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.91%

Male Poverty Rate

14.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watonwan County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watonwan County, Minnesota is Black, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watonwan County, Minnesota is Asian, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.15%
High School11.79%
Some College7.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.98%
Female Unemployed30.61%
Female Employed7.81%
Male Employed4.36%

Watonwan County, Minnesota Income

Watonwan County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,097$66,407
Families$69,300$82,111
Married Families$75,069-
Non Families$32,288$37,144
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Watonwan County, Minnesota Marital Status

Watonwan County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Watonwan County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Watonwan 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.

Watonwan County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Veterans

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685

Number of Veterans

670

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam250
Korea126
World War II55
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War55
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Age Group Veterans
75+256
65 to 74172
55 to 64130
35 to 5495
18 to 3432
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6468.77%
Hispanic271.66%
Indian2331.94%
Asian1311.71%
Black35.17%

Watonwan County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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6.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watonwan County, Minnesota Employment Status

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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71.78%

Born in Minnesota

87.42%

Native Born

12.58%

Foreign Born

9.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.42% of Watonwan County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 71.78% having been born in Minnesota. 9.28% 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