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Minnesota Counties by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 902 Minnesota counties ranked 1 through 87 (there are some ties). 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 1,245,837
2 Ramsey County 544,442
3 Dakota County 421,453
4 Anoka County 350,253
5 Washington County 255,938
6 St. Louis County 199,759
7 Stearns County 158,452
8 Olmsted County 154,809
9 Scott County 145,275
10 Wright County 134,438
11 Carver County 101,949
12 Sherburne County 94,463
13 Blue Earth County 66,795
14 Rice County 66,185
15 Crow Wing County 64,217
16 Clay County 63,446
17 Otter Tail County 58,195
18 Chisago County 55,315
19 Winona County 50,725
20 Beltrami County 46,403
21 Goodhue County 46,246
22 Itasca County 45,141
23 Kandiyohi County 42,841
24 Benton County 40,129
25 Mower County 39,807
26 Isanti County 39,430
27 Douglas County 37,513
28 Steele County 36,683
29 McLeod County 35,832
30 Carlton County 35,633
31 Becker County 34,011
32 Nicollet County 33,954
33 Morrison County 33,064
34 Polk County 31,521
35 Freeborn County 30,463
36 Cass County 29,268
37 Pine County 29,223
38 Le Sueur County 28,242
39 Mille Lacs County 25,865
40 Lyon County 25,758
41 Brown County 25,163
42 Todd County 24,494
43 Meeker County 23,105
44 Nobles County 21,734
45 Wabasha County 21,537
46 Hubbard County 21,019
47 Fillmore County 20,949
48 Dodge County 20,669
49 Martin County 19,852
50 Waseca County 18,740
51 Houston County 18,648
52 Kanabec County 16,089
53 Aitkin County 15,834
54 Roseau County 15,361
55 Redwood County 15,261
56 Sibley County 14,892
57 Renville County 14,652
58 Pennington County 14,183
59 Faribault County 13,801
60 Wadena County 13,654
61 Koochiching County 12,515
62 Chippewa County 11,953
63 Cottonwood County 11,299
64 Pope County 11,048
65 Watonwan County 10,972
66 Lake County 10,560
67 Jackson County 9,954
68 Yellow Medicine County 9,814
69 Stevens County 9,789
70 Rock County 9,402
71 Marshall County 9,372
72 Swift County 9,359
73 Pipestone County 9,191
74 Clearwater County 8,821
75 Murray County 8,296
76 Lac qui Parle County 6,719
77 Norman County 6,520
78 Wilkin County 6,291
79 Grant County 5,935
80 Lincoln County 5,677
81 Mahnomen County 5,501
82 Cook County 5,376
83 Big Stone County 4,996
84 Kittson County 4,311
85 Red Lake County 4,015
86 Lake of the Woods County 3,771
87 Traverse County 3,311

United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

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/.

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