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Minnesota Counties by Population

Below are the 87 Minnesota counties sorted by population from 1 to 87 . The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank County Population
1 Hennepin County 1,281,565
2 Ramsey County 552,352
3 Dakota County 439,882
4 Anoka County 363,887
5 Washington County 267,568
6 St. Louis County 200,231
7 Olmsted County 162,847
8 Stearns County 158,292
9 Scott County 150,928
10 Wright County 141,337
11 Carver County 106,922
12 Sherburne County 97,183
13 Blue Earth County 69,112
14 Rice County 67,097
15 Crow Wing County 66,123
16 Clay County 65,318
17 Otter Tail County 60,081
18 Chisago County 56,621
19 Winona County 49,671
20 Goodhue County 47,582
21 Beltrami County 46,228
22 Itasca County 45,014
23 Kandiyohi County 43,732
24 Benton County 41,379
25 Isanti County 41,135
26 Mower County 40,029
27 Douglas County 39,006
28 Steele County 37,406
29 McLeod County 36,771
30 Carlton County 36,207
31 Becker County 35,183
32 Nicollet County 34,454
33 Morrison County 34,010
34 Polk County 31,192
35 Freeborn County 30,895
36 Cass County 30,066
37 Pine County 28,876
38 Le Sueur County 28,674
39 Mille Lacs County 26,459
40 Brown County 25,912
41 Lyon County 25,269
42 Todd County 25,262
43 Meeker County 23,400
44 Nobles County 22,290
45 Wabasha County 21,387
46 Hubbard County 21,344
47 Fillmore County 21,228
48 Dodge County 20,867
49 Martin County 20,025
50 Waseca County 18,968
51 Houston County 18,843
52 Kanabec County 16,032
53 Aitkin County 15,697
54 Redwood County 15,425
55 Roseau County 15,331
56 Sibley County 14,836
57 Renville County 14,723
58 Wadena County 14,065
59 Pennington County 13,992
60 Faribault County 13,921
61 Chippewa County 12,598
62 Koochiching County 12,062
63 Cottonwood County 11,517
64 Pope County 11,308
65 Watonwan County 11,253
66 Lake County 10,905
67 Jackson County 9,989
68 Swift County 9,838
69 Rock County 9,704
70 Stevens County 9,671
71 Yellow Medicine County 9,528
72 Pipestone County 9,424
73 Marshall County 9,040
74 Clearwater County 8,524
75 Murray County 8,179
76 Lac qui Parle County 6,719
77 Wilkin County 6,506
78 Norman County 6,441
79 Grant County 6,074
80 Lincoln County 5,640
81 Cook County 5,600
82 Mahnomen County 5,411
83 Big Stone County 5,166
84 Kittson County 4,207
85 Red Lake County 3,935
86 Lake of the Woods County 3,763
87 Traverse County 3,360

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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