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Korean population

Minnesota, 2013-2017

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

Demographics
Korean population
Total population (2013-2017)
Total population 26,570
Region of residence (2013-2017)
Twin Cities 73.5%
Greater MN 26.5%
Gender and age (2013-2017)
Male 11,694 44.0%
Female 14,876 56.0%
Under 5 years 2,938 11.1%
5-9 years 2,584 9.7%
10-14 years 2,155 8.1%
15-17 years 1,316 5.0%
18-24 years 3,372 12.7%
25-34 years 5,512 20.7%
35-44 years 4,279 16.1%
45-54 years 2,427 9.1%
55-64 years 1,158 4.4%
65-74 years 428 1.6%
75-84 years suppressed suppressed
85 years and older suppressed suppressed
17 years and younger 33.8%
18-64 years 63.0%
65 years and older 3.1%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Foreign-born residents 52.6%
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Population (5 years and older) 23,632
English only 71.7%
Language other than English 28.3%
Speaks English less than "very well" 11.3%
Disability (2013-2017)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 26,503
Population with a disability 6.5%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 25,685
With a disability, under 65 6.0%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Population (1 year and over in US) 26,072
Same residence 80.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 17.9%
Different residence outside the U.S. 2.0%
Economy
Korean population
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Total households 7,216
Less than $35,000 31.1%
$35,000-$49,999 14.0%
$50,000-$74,999 14.6%
$75,000-$99,999 10.7%
$100,000 or more 29.7%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 54,000
Poverty (2013-2017)
All people for whom poverty status is determined 25,910
With income below poverty 10.7%
With income 100-149% of poverty 3.8%
With income 150-199% of poverty 7.1%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 78.4%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 8,964 7.5%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 16,128 12.7%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 818 suppressed
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 8,964 7.5%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 2,769 26.7%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 5,512 16.3%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 4,262 6.8%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 2,427 suppressed
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 1,158 suppressed
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 818 suppressed
Health
Korean population
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 26,503
Population without health insurance coverage 3.8%
Housing
Korean population
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Total households 7,216
Average household size 2
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Owner-occupied 58.7%
Renter-occupied 41.3%
Households by type (2013-2017)
Married couples, no children under 18 17.6%
Married couples, with children under 18 22.5%
Single male with children under 18 suppressed
Single female with children under 18 4.1%
Other family households 4.9%
Individual living alone 39.3%
Other non-family households 5.3%
Undetermined household type 6.3%
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
All households for which cost burden is calculated 6,819
Cost-burdened households 33.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 4,198
Cost-burdened owner households 20.7%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 2,621
Cost-burdened renter households 53.6%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Households paying rent 2,983
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 868
Transportation
Korean population
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
No vehicles 14.7%
1 vehicle available 39.0%
2 vehicles available 33.3%
3 or more vehicles available 13.0%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Workers (16 years and older) 12,984
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 81.8%
Public transportation 6.3%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 11.9%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Total age 16+ (not home based) 12,078
Less than 10 minutes 13.4%
10-19 minutes 29.4%
20-29 minutes 21.7%
30 minutes or longer 35.4%
Workforce
Korean population
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Population (25 years and older) 14,205
Less than high school 6.5%
High school diploma or GED 12.4%
Some college or associate's degree 27.0%
Bachelor's degree 31.6%
Graduate or professional degree 22.5%
High school graduate or higher 93.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher 54.1%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Total civilian population, 18-64 16,709
% of working age adults who are employed 75.2%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 6,950
% of working age adults who are employed, male 76.6%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 9,759
% of working age adults who are employed, female 74.2%

 

Source:

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