Watonwan County, Minnesota Population 2021

Watonwan County, Minnesota's estimated population is 10,677 with a growth rate of -1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Watonwan County, Minnesota is the 66th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 11,194 and has seen a growth of -4.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202110,677-110-1.02%
202010,787-110-1.01%
201910,897-110-1.00%
201811,007730.67%
201710,934-68-0.62%
201611,002-16-0.15%
201511,018360.33%
201410,982-67-0.61%
201311,049-66-0.59%
201211,115-52-0.47%
201111,167-27-0.24%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.02%
County Website
Founded
February 25, 1860
County Seat
2010 Population
11,194
Growth Since 2010
-4.62%
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Watonwan County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,41185.77%
Some Other Race1,19710.91%
Asian1291.18%
Two or More Races1241.13%
Black or African American1020.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.08%
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Watonwan County, Minnesota Population by Race

Watonwan County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Median Age

39.9


Total

38.8


Male

40.8


Female

Watonwan County, Minnesota Adults

There are 8,287 adults, (2,189 of whom are seniors) in Watonwan County, Minnesota.

Watonwan County, Minnesota Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Watonwan County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

5,461

49.77%

Male

5,511

50.23%

Watonwan County, Minnesota Population by Age

Watonwan County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
Male80%20%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family67%33%
Female46.5%53.5%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Watonwan County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3102.5176.9
Married2,1993.1188.5
Non Family1,4441.1767
Female4023.3946.5
Male2653.4780

3.12

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6739.07%
9th to 12th Grade4806.47%
High School Graduate3,06341.27%
Some College1,34118.07%
Associates Degree7179.66%
Bachelors Degree87211.75%
Graduate Degree2763.72%
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Watonwan County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watonwan County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9265,4781,109
Hispanic1,3396867
Other Race6242922
Asian1035127
Black56435
2+ Races1010
Native American96

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 26.21%.

Watonwan County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,415$46,119$27,280
Less Than 9th Grade$33,981$35,380$32,560
High School Graduate$30,638$43,790$23,289
Some College$36,593$51,156$26,367
Bachelors Degree$45,817$54,800$39,861
Graduate Degree$57,750$57,083$60,313

$35,415

Average Earnings

$46,119

Average Male

$27,280

Average Female

Watonwan County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watonwan County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Language

78.75% of Watonwan County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 21.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.17% of the population.

Watonwan County, Minnesota Language

Watonwan County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,74777810.04%
Hispanic2,79759421.24%
Other1,19723419.55%
Black987576.53%
Multiple1243225.81%
Asian12943.10%

13.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.11%

Male Poverty Rate

15.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watonwan County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watonwan County, Minnesota is Black, with 76.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watonwan County, Minnesota is Asian, with 3.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.30%.

Watonwan County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.75%
High School12.12%
Some College9.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%

Watonwan County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.97%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed8.16%
Male Employed4.37%

Watonwan County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watonwan County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,065$68,428
Families$69,268$82,125
Married Families$74,980-
Non Families$31,458$38,198
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Income by Household Type

Watonwan County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

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 55-64.

Watonwan County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Marital Status

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650

Number of Veterans

624

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
Korea119
Second Gulf War76
First Gulf War67
World War II44

Watonwan County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+254
65 to 74160
35 to 54103
55 to 6497
18 to 3436

Watonwan County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6368.70%
Asian98.41%
Black58.20%
Hispanic40.24%

Watonwan County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Watonwan County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watonwan County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Watonwan County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Watonwan 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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71.94%

Born in Watonwan County, Minnesota

87.82%

Native Born

12.18%

Foreign Born

9.07%

Non Citizen

3.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.82% of Watonwan County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 71.94% having been born in Minnesota. 9.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Watonwan 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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