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Ethiopian population

Minnesota, 2013-2017

This table contains information about all Minnesota residents with Ethiopian ancestry, including native- and foreign-born residents. Cultural identification is based on a combination of race, ancestry, and birthplace.

Please see this table for information about Minnesota’s foreign-born Ethiopian community.

Demographics
Ethiopian population
Total population (2013-2017)
Total population 29,556
Region of residence (2013-2017)
Twin Cities 89.0%
Greater MN 11.0%
Gender and age (2013-2017)
Male 15,512 52.5%
Female 14,044 47.5%
Under 5 years 4,548 15.4%
5-9 years 4,522 15.3%
10-14 years 3,561 12.0%
15-17 years 1,143 3.9%
18-24 years 2,224 7.5%
25-34 years 4,847 16.4%
35-44 years 4,701 15.9%
45-54 years 1,859 6.3%
55-64 years 1,161 3.9%
65-74 years 895 3.0%
75-84 years suppressed suppressed
85 years and older suppressed suppressed
17 years and younger 46.6%
18-64 years 50.0%
65 years and older 3.3%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Foreign-born residents 61.5%
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Population (5 years and older) 25,008
English only 27.4%
Language other than English 72.6%
Speaks English less than "very well" 35.1%
Disability (2013-2017)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 29,503
Population with a disability 6.4%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 28,513
With a disability, under 65 4.7%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Population (1 year and over in US) 28,436
Same residence 79.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 19.0%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed
Economy
Ethiopian population
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Total households 8,162
Less than $35,000 49.1%
$35,000-$49,999 21.3%
$50,000-$74,999 11.9%
$75,000-$99,999 11.6%
$100,000 or more 6.2%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 35,000
Poverty (2013-2017)
All people for whom poverty status is determined 29,277
With income below poverty 32.8%
With income 100-149% of poverty 18.8%
With income 150-199% of poverty 15.4%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 32.9%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 13,740 38.7%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 14,547 27.1%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 990 35.6%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 13,740 38.7%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 1,983 31.6%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 4,847 18.2%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 4,701 34.8%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 1,855 20.3%
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 1,161 36.8%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 990 35.6%
Health
Ethiopian population
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 29,503
Population without health insurance coverage 8.3%
Housing
Ethiopian population
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Total households 8,162
Average household size 3
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Owner-occupied 29.5%
Renter-occupied 70.5%
Households by type (2013-2017)
Married couples, no children under 18 9.6%
Married couples, with children under 18 36.2%
Single male with children under 18 suppressed
Single female with children under 18 11.5%
Other family households 6.5%
Individual living alone 30.1%
Other non-family households suppressed
Undetermined household type suppressed
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
All households for which cost burden is calculated 8,081
Cost-burdened households 43.9%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 2,410
Cost-burdened owner households 44.0%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 5,671
Cost-burdened renter households 43.9%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Households paying rent 5,752
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 786
Transportation
Ethiopian population
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
No vehicles 14.7%
1 vehicle available 47.3%
2 vehicles available 32.9%
3 or more vehicles available 5.0%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Workers (16 years and older) 11,546
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 83.4%
Public transportation 10.7%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 5.9%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Total age 16+ (not home based) 11,327
Less than 10 minutes 12.5%
10-19 minutes 28.6%
20-29 minutes 29.1%
30 minutes or longer 29.8%
Workforce
Ethiopian population
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Population (25 years and older) 13,558
Less than high school 17.1%
High school diploma or GED 25.5%
Some college or associate's degree 37.4%
Bachelor's degree 14.1%
Graduate or professional degree 5.9%
High school graduate or higher 82.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher 19.9%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Total civilian population, 18-64 14,792
% of working age adults who are employed 78.8%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 7,310
% of working age adults who are employed, male 85.1%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 7,482
% of working age adults who are employed, female 72.7%

 

Source:

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey.