Wilkin County, Minnesota Population 2024

6,230

Wilkin County, Minnesota's estimated 2024 population is 6,230 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkin County, Minnesota is the 78th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 population was 6,591 and has seen a growth of -5.48% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,930-60-1%
20285,990-60-0.99%
20276,050-60-0.98%
20266,110-60-0.97%
20256,170-60-0.96%
20246,230-60-0.95%
20236,290-60-0.94%
20226,350-60-0.94%
20216,410-72-1.11%
20206,4822594.16%
20196,223-32-0.51%
20186,255-87-1.37%
20176,34250.08%
20166,337-32-0.5%
20156,369-101-1.56%
20146,470-29-0.45%
20136,499-95-1.44%
20126,594170.26%
20116,577-14-0.21%
20106,591
19907,516-938-11.1%
19808,454-935-9.96%
19709,389-1,261-11.84%
196010,650830.79%
195010,567920.88%
194010,4756846.99%
19309,791-396-3.89%
192010,1871,12412.4%
19109,06398312.17%
19008,0803,73485.92%
18904,3462,440128.02%
18801,9061,611546.1%
1870295255637.5%
186040-5,890-99.33%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.95% (-60)
County Website
Wilkin County
County Seat
2010 Population
6,591
Area
751 mi²
Density
8 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.48% (-361)
Founded
March 6, 1868

Wilkin County, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,01893.24%
Two or more races2333.61%
Other race1322.05%
Native American360.56%
Black or African American310.48%
Asian40.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wilkin County, Minnesota Population by Race

Wilkin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2024

Wilkin County, Minnesota Median Age

41.9

Total

41.3

Male

43.3

Female

Wilkin County, Minnesota Adults

There are 5,056 adults, (1,220 of whom are seniors) in Wilkin County, Minnesota.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female3,02846.92%
Male3,42653.08%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Population by Age

Wilkin County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6672.3780.419.6
Married1,2753.1592.27.8
Non Family1,0761.3267.832.2
Female2352.8678.721.3
Male812.5165.434.6
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilkin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wilkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 61.54%.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,077

Average Earnings

$55,635

Average Male

$36,380

Average Female

Wilkin County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilkin County, Minnesota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilkin County, Minnesota Language

97.73% of Wilkin County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Language

Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,82074812.85%
Other1327657.58%
Hispanic2297633.19%
Multiple229156.55%
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13.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.4%

Male Poverty Rate

18.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota is Other, with 57.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 6.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.15%.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.79%
High School18.3%
Some College10.86%
Bachelors or Greater7.31%
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Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.41%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed6.09%
Male Employed3.73%
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Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilkin County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkin County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilkin 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.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

308

Number of Veterans

282

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by War

count

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkin County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilkin County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilkin County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.34%

Born in Wilkin County, Minnesota

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Wilkin County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 65.34% having been born in Minnesota. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Place of Birth

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