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Hmong population

Minnesota, 2013-2017

This table contains information about all Minnesota residents with Hmong 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 Hmong community.

Demographics
Hmong population
Total population (2013-2017)
Total population 81,966
Region of residence (2013-2017)
Twin Cities 94.5%
Greater MN 5.5%
Gender and age (2013-2017)
Male 41,343 50.4%
Female 40,623 49.6%
Under 5 years 9,265 11.3%
5-9 years 10,383 12.7%
10-14 years 8,035 9.8%
15-17 years 4,995 6.1%
18-24 years 12,421 15.2%
25-34 years 18,134 22.1%
35-44 years 8,251 10.1%
45-54 years 5,293 6.5%
55-64 years 2,913 3.6%
65-74 years 1,314 1.6%
75-84 years 565 0.7%
85 years and older 397 0.5%
17 years and younger 39.9%
18-64 years 57.4%
65 years and older 2.8%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Foreign-born residents 37.2%
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Population (5 years and older) 72,701
English only 11.9%
Language other than English 88.1%
Speaks English less than "very well" 37.2%
Disability (2013-2017)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 81,768
Population with a disability 8.4%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 79,516
With a disability, under 65 7.0%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Population (1 year and over in US) 80,159
Same residence 81.4%
Different residence in the U.S. 18.6%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed
Economy
Hmong population
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Total households 16,887
Less than $35,000 29.4%
$35,000-$49,999 10.8%
$50,000-$74,999 22.3%
$75,000-$99,999 16.4%
$100,000 or more 21.0%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 62,912
Poverty (2013-2017)
All people for whom poverty status is determined 81,051
With income below poverty 22.1%
With income 100-149% of poverty 15.3%
With income 150-199% of poverty 12.6%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 50.0%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 32,625 28.7%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 46,174 17.5%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 2,252 19.5%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 32,625 28.7%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 11,733 22.0%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 17,989 12.7%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 8,246 18.9%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 5,293 20.7%
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 2,913 19.9%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 2,252 19.5%
Health
Hmong population
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 81,768
Population without health insurance coverage 9.1%
Housing
Hmong population
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Total households 16,887
Average household size 5
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Owner-occupied 51.2%
Renter-occupied 48.8%
Households by type (2013-2017)
Married couples, no children under 18 9.8%
Married couples, with children under 18 36.0%
Single male with children under 18 4.6%
Single female with children under 18 9.1%
Other family households 9.1%
Individual living alone 9.3%
Other non-family households suppressed
Undetermined household type 21.7%
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
All households for which cost burden is calculated 16,607
Cost-burdened households 32.8%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 8,651
Cost-burdened owner households 20.6%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 7,956
Cost-burdened renter households 46.0%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Households paying rent 8,236
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 930
Transportation
Hmong population
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
No vehicles 4.6%
1 vehicle available 22.7%
2 vehicles available 34.9%
3 or more vehicles available 37.9%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Workers (16 years and older) 33,300
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 92.2%
Public transportation 2.8%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 4.9%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Total age 16+ (not home based) 32,414
Less than 10 minutes 7.3%
10-19 minutes 33.2%
20-29 minutes 24.9%
30 minutes or longer 34.7%
Workforce
Hmong population
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Population (25 years and older) 36,867
Less than high school 27.7%
High school diploma or GED 22.2%
Some college or associate's degree 30.6%
Bachelor's degree 14.4%
Graduate or professional degree 5.1%
High school graduate or higher 72.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher 19.5%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Total civilian population, 18-64 46,988
% of working age adults who are employed 69.7%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 24,134
% of working age adults who are employed, male 69.7%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 22,854
% of working age adults who are employed, female 69.6%

 

Source:

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