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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Becker County is 32,971, which is 9.90% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 9.44% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Becker County population density is 22.81 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 61.93 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Becker County is white, which represent 88.02% of the total population. The average Becker County education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 32,971. #32

Population Growth Since 2000, #25

Becker County

Population Density, #49

Becker County
22.81 per square mile
61.93 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:29,021 (88.02%, #74)
Black:147 (0.45%, #61)
Hispanic:520 (1.58%, #67)
Asian:144 (0.44%, #60)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,413 (7.32%, #6)
One Race, Other:97 (0.29%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,149 (3.48%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

29,580 (89.72%) out of the total population of 32,971 reported first ancestry.

 Becker County% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Arab250.08%, see rank0.37%0.56%
Czech6361.93%, see rank1.70%0.47%
Danish4851.47%, see rank1.38%0.42%
Dutch4321.31%, see rank1.81%1.40%
English1,7035.17%, see rank5.64%8.02%
French1,2563.81%, see rank4.51%3.34%
German12,19736.99%, see rank34.89%15.03%
Greek120.04%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian420.13%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish2,3547.14%, see rank10.75%10.80%
Italian3381.03%, see rank2.33%5.52%
Norwegian8,67126.30%, see rank15.53%1.42%
Polish8422.55%, see rank4.66%3.01%
Portuguese810.25%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian1210.37%, see rank0.79%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2310.70%, see rank0.51%0.99%
Scottish3220.98%, see rank1.21%1.72%
Subsaharan African110.03%, see rank2.11%0.95%
Swedish2,6307.98%, see rank8.46%1.27%
Swiss730.22%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian540.16%, see rank0.29%0.31%
American9082.75%, see rank3.57%7.12%
Welsh840.25%, see rank0.41%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 16,556 (50.21%, see rank)
Females: 16,415 (49.79%, see rank)

Becker County
Male: 50.21%
Female: 49.79%
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Becker County
42.60 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Becker County
42.00 years old
36.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Becker County
43.30 years old
38.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Becker County% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Under 5 years2,1336.47%, see rank6.50%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,3727.19%, see rank6.66%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,2416.80%, see rank6.61%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,0096.09%, see rank6.74%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,5994.85%, see rank6.63%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,57010.83%, see rank13.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,48110.56%, see rank12.47%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,53913.77%, see rank14.59%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,99315.14%, see rank12.58%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,34710.15%, see rank7.28%7.64%
75 to 84 1,7025.16%, see rank4.26%4.25%
85 years and over9852.99%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Becker CountyMinnesotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population22,617, 100%3,599,228209,056,129
Less Than High School2,151, 9.51%, see rank7.72%13.67%
High School Graduate7,483, 33.09%, see rank26.43%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree8,102, 35.82%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,482, 15.40%, see rank22.27%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,399, 6.19%, see rank10.90%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.38, see rank14.0013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Becker County MinnesotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,12584.89%15.11%72.90%27.10%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,57388.83%, see rank11.17%, see rank88.70%11.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,81396.75%, see rank3.25%, see rank91.79%8.21%90.60%9.40%
College1,09983.71%, see rank16.29%, see rank75.47%24.53%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School7154.93%, see rank45.07%, see rank57.33%42.67%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Becker CountyMinnesotaU.S.
Total Households13,534, 100%2,115,337116,211,092
Average Household Size2.40, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households3,523, 26.03%, see rank28.24%27.57%
2 or More Person Households10,011, 73.97%, see rank71.76%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,166, 67.73%, see rank64.87%66.22%
Average Family Size2.96, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family7,296, 53.91%, see rank51.06%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,368, 32.27%, see rank35.13%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Becker County%MinnesotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total26,225see rank4,319,213252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over13,177100%, see rank2,130,079123,281,364
Never Married3,78628.73%, see rank34.67%35.77%
Married7,68258.30%, see rank54.24%52.04%
Widowed3953.00%, see rank2.18%2.57%
Divorced1,3149.97%, see rank8.91%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over13,048100%, see rank2,189,134129,692,771
Never Married2,70720.75%, see rank28.21%29.48%
Married7,52057.63%, see rank52.78%49.19%
Widowed1,41210.82%, see rank8.15%9.16%
Divorced1,40910.80%, see rank10.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Becker County%MinnesotaU.S.
Native32,40098.27%, see rank92.50%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence22,80669.17%, see rank68.38%58.73%
Born in Different State9,51028.84%, see rank23.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
840.25%, see rank0.65%1.42%
Foreign Born5711.73%, see rank7.50%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2340.71%, see rank3.60%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3371.02%, see rank3.90%7.09%
Born In Europe2080.63%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia1300.39%, see rank2.85%3.82%
Born In Africa120.04%, see rank1.52%0.55%
Born In Oceania10.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America1120.34%, see rank2.02%6.83%
Born In Northern America1080.33%, see rank0.23%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Becker County%MinnesotaU.S.
English12,76294.30%, see rank88.66%79.39%
Spanish1991.47%, see rank3.88%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3422.53%, see rank2.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages410.30%, see rank2.60%3.36%
Other1901.40%, see rank1.89%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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