Wilkin County, Minnesota Population 2020

Wilkin County, Minnesota's estimated population is 6,118 with a growth rate of -1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkin County, Minnesota is the 79th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20206,118-68-1.10%
20196,186-68-1.09%
20186,254-68-1.08%
20176,3220.00%
20166,322-33-0.52%
20156,355-105-1.63%
20146,460-34-0.52%
20136,494-96-1.46%
20126,590150.23%
20116,575-14-0.21%
20106,589-927-12.33%
19907,516-938-11.10%
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%
192010,1871,12412.40%
19109,06398312.17%
19008,0803,73485.92%
18904,3462,440128.02%
18801,9061,611546.10%
1870295255637.50%
1860400.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.10%
County Website
Founded
March 6, 1868[1]
County Seat

Wilkin County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,96594.04%
Two or More Races1903.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1342.11%
Black or African American480.76%
Some Other Race60.09%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Wilkin County, Minnesota Median Age

44.4


Total

43.7


Male

45.3


Female

Wilkin County, Minnesota Adults

There are 4,953 adults, (1,204 of whom are seniors) in Wilkin County, Minnesota.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

3,128

49.31%

Male

3,215

50.69%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Wilkin County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilkin County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All79.2%20.8%
Female73.2%26.8%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Male58.4%41.6%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8262.1979.2
Married1,4512.8493.3
Non Family9871.0663.5
Female1982.5873.2
Male1902.6358.4

2.68

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilkin County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1082.39%
9th to 12th Grade1653.66%
High School Graduate1,34129.73%
Some College87119.31%
Associates Degree96521.40%
Bachelors Degree84418.71%
Graduate Degree2164.79%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2304,001993
Multiple Races1076315
Native American1001007
Black464645
Hispanic2727
Other Race66

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 black people with a rate of 97.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,052$44,000$31,667
Less Than High School$12,330$20,139$
High School Grad$31,504$37,500$21,295
Some College$39,364$45,563$30,785
Bachelors Degree$48,542$56,090$42,566
Graduate Degree$60,350$53,750$60,815

$39,052

Average Earnings

$44,000

Average Male

$31,667

Average Female

Wilkin County, Minnesota Language

Wilkin County, Minnesota Language by Age

Wilkin County, Minnesota Language

99.50% of Wilkin County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 0.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty

Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8174818.27%
Multiple1769553.98%

9.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.20%

Male Poverty Rate

14.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 53.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota is White, with 8.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.77%
Bachelors or Greater6.53%
High School6.01%
Some College5.56%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.12%
Male Employed1.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Income

Wilkin County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,935$71,968
Families$68,967$83,911
Married Families$80,994-
Non Families$27,310$47,401

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkin County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans

350

Number of Veterans

342

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam145
Korea51
First Gulf War48
World War II27
Second Gulf War16
Age Group Veterans
75+131
55 to 6485
65 to 7483
35 to 5450
18 to 341
Name Veterans % of Total
White3417.28%
Indian98.49%

$Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

2.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkin County, Minnesota Employment Status

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkin 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

62.81%

Born in Minnesota

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.37% of Wilkin County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 62.81% having been born in Minnesota. 0.13% 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