Wilkin County, Minnesota Population 2021

Wilkin County, Minnesota's estimated population is 6,133 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkin County, Minnesota is the 79th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 6,591 and has seen a growth of -6.95% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,133-37-0.60%
20206,170-37-0.60%
20196,207-37-0.59%
20186,244-78-1.23%
20176,322-1-0.02%
20166,323-34-0.53%
20156,357-105-1.62%
20146,462-34-0.52%
20136,496-96-1.46%
20126,592140.21%
20116,578-13-0.20%
20106,591-925-12.31%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.60%
County Website
Founded
March 6, 1868
County Seat
2010 Population
6,591
Growth Since 2010
-6.95%
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Wilkin County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,18198.25%
Two or More Races540.86%
Black or African American250.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.35%
Some Other Race80.13%
Asian10.02%
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Wilkin County, Minnesota Population by Race

Wilkin County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Median Age

43.3


Total

42.4


Male

44.1


Female

Wilkin County, Minnesota Adults

There are 4,863 adults, (1,181 of whom are seniors) in Wilkin County, Minnesota.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkin County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

3,046

48.42%

Male

3,245

51.58%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Population by Age

Wilkin County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.5%5.5%
All78.1%21.9%
Female69.4%30.6%
Male60.1%39.9%
Non Family59.6%40.4%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilkin County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8182.1878.1
Married1,4252.8994.5
Non Family9851.0859.6
Female2352.3669.4
Male1732.3860.1

2.69

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade390.89%
9th to 12th Grade1854.22%
High School Graduate1,26028.73%
Some College87519.95%
Associates Degree98422.44%
Bachelors Degree79818.19%
Graduate Degree2455.59%
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Wilkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,3184,0971,020
2+ Races24238
Black212115
Hispanic1311
Native American1010
Other Race86

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 71.43%.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,953$50,082$34,770
Less Than 9th Grade$12,344$$
High School Graduate$36,473$41,458$29,286
Some College$40,977$50,640$30,669
Bachelors Degree$55,063$58,599$48,712
Graduate Degree$59,375$53,295$60,521

$41,953

Average Earnings

$50,082

Average Male

$34,770

Average Female

Wilkin County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilkin County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Language

98.58% of Wilkin County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Language

Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0625378.86%
Multiple462145.65%
Hispanic18633.33%
Other8675.00%

9.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.40%

Male Poverty Rate

12.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota is Other, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilkin County, Minnesota is White, with 8.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.11%.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.94%
Some College6.96%
High School5.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.53%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed5.98%
Male Employed1.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilkin County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,595$77,035
Families$74,818$89,941
Married Families$88,578-
Non Families$31,652$50,988
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Income by Household Type

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkin County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Marital Status

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357

Number of Veterans

353

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam158
Korea65
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War38
World War II20

Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+129
65 to 74100
55 to 6474
35 to 5443
18 to 3411

Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3557.40%
Native American220.00%

Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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2.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkin County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkin County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Wilkin County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Wilkin 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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66.14%

Born in Wilkin County, Minnesota

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Wilkin County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 66.14% having been born in Minnesota. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wilkin 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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