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County population and household estimates

The following estimates of Minnesota county populations for April 1, 2001, are from the State Demographic Center at Minnesota Planning. Estimates for the seven Twin Cities counties were prepared by the Metropolitan Council.

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County estimates

Population 2001 Households 2001
Minnesota   4,977,976   1,923,495
Aitkin 15,434 6,738
Anoka   302,271   108,326
Becker 30,329 12,029
Beltrami 40,222 14,575
Benton 35,286 13,528
Big Stone 5,751 2,360
Blue Earth 56,271 21,327
Brown 26,757 10,601
Carlton 32,146 12,293
Carver 73,305 25,636
Cass 27,650 11,155
Chippewa 13,041 5,371
Chisago 43,090 15,173
Clay 51,604 18,901
Clearwater 8,416 3,345
Cook 5,175 2,369
Cottonwood 12,048 4,917
Crow Wing 56,281 22,810
Dakota   362,348   133,966
Dodge 18,186 6,610
Douglas 33,368 13,565
Faribault 16,055 6,647
Fillmore 21,282 8,331
Freeborn 32,569 13,423
Goodhue 44,664 17,255
Grant 6,280 2,543
Hennepin 1,123,420 459,629
Houston 19,868 7,723
Hubbard 18,459 7,503
Isanti 32,332 11,636
Itasca 44,036 17,950
Jackson 11,195 4,554
Kanabec 15,285 5,876
Kandiyohi 41,326 16,080
Kittson 5,182 2,137
Koochiching 14,160 6,025
Lac qui Parle 8,019 3,315
Lake 11,083 4,678
Lake of the Woods 4,492 1,907
Le Sueur 25,645 9,762
Lincoln 6,415 2,668
Lyon 25,462 9,771
McLeod 35,244 13,620
Mahnomen 5,248 2,000
Marshall 10,018 4,080
Martin 21,781 9,120
Meeker 22,806 8,699
Mille Lacs 22,954 8,910
Morrison 32,183 12,067
Mower 38,715 15,665
Murray 9,155 3,739
Nicollet 30,085 10,867
Nobles 20,748 7,941
Norman 7,422 3,013
Olmsted 127,123 49,262
Otter Tail 57,564 22,934
Pennington 13,556 5,563
Pine 26,939 10,160
Pipestone 9,883 4,092
Polk 31,315 12,124
Pope 11,273 4,559
Ramsey   512,629   202,011
Red Lake 4,292 1,737
Redwood 16,778 6,686
Renville 17,094 6,786
Rice 57,649 19,268
Rock 9,745 3,876
Roseau 16,349 6,237
St. Louis 199,999 82,859
Scott 94,838 32,902
Sherburne 68,177 22,862
Sibley 15,410 5,820
Stearns   134,701 48,436
Steele 34,106 13,044
Stevens 10,039 3,763
Swift 11,886 4,354
Todd 24,514 9,426
Traverse 4,048 1,692
Wabasha 21,725 8,356
Wadena 13,730 5,461
Waseca 19,554 7,097
Washington   206,027 73,604
Watonwan 11,844 4,630
Wilkin 7,081 2,745
Winona 50,029 18,850
Wright 94,496 33,139
Yellow Medicine 11,016 4,431
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