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Benton County, Minnesota; Cook County, Minnesota

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Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)

Benton County, Minnesota
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
41,463
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
41,463
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
41,381
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 41,379
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 38,451
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.3%
Female persons, percent
49.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
89.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
5.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
86.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 2,004
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 4.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 17,608
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 66.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $229,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,593
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $577
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $907
Building permits, 2022 85
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 16,312
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 84.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 6.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 94.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 89.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 23.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 8.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 73.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 70.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 50,118
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 159,640
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 52,516
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 506,840
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,602
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 22.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $70,346
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $35,885
Persons in poverty, percent
9.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 929
Total employment, 2021 16,012
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 801,082
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 1.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 2,607
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 822
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 447
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 91
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 709
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 57
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 653
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 101.3
Population per square mile, 2010 94.2
Land area in square miles, 2020 408.30
Land area in square miles, 2010 408.30
FIPS Code 27009
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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Benton County, Minnesota
41,463
Cook County, Minnesota
5,708
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11,000
22,000
33,000
44,000
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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