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Laotian population

Minnesota, 2013-2017

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

Demographics
Laotian population
Total population (2013-2017)
Total population 17,845
Region of residence (2013-2017)
Twin Cities 71.2%
Greater MN 28.8%
Gender and age (2013-2017)
Male 9,972 55.9%
Female 7,873 44.1%
Under 5 years 1,255 7.0%
5-9 years 2,023 11.3%
10-14 years 1,965 11.0%
15-17 years 959 5.4%
18-24 years 1,946 10.9%
25-34 years 2,903 16.3%
35-44 years 2,541 14.2%
45-54 years 2,742 15.4%
55-64 years 920 5.2%
65-74 years 336 1.9%
75-84 years 235 1.3%
85 years and older suppressed suppressed
17 years and younger 34.8%
18-64 years 61.9%
65 years and older 3.3%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Foreign-born residents 46.7%
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Population (5 years and older) 16,590
English only 27.9%
Language other than English 72.1%
Speaks English less than "very well" 34.2%
Disability (2013-2017)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 17,770
Population with a disability 8.4%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 17,182
With a disability, under 65 6.9%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Population (1 year and over in US) 17,429
Same residence 87.0%
Different residence in the U.S. 11.9%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed
Economy
Laotian population
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Total households 4,073
Less than $35,000 14.4%
$35,000-$49,999 13.5%
$50,000-$74,999 27.7%
$75,000-$99,999 23.8%
$100,000 or more 20.6%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 67,815
Poverty (2013-2017)
All people for whom poverty status is determined 17,689
With income below poverty 9.1%
With income 100-149% of poverty 6.9%
With income 150-199% of poverty 12.9%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 71.2%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 6,202 14.2%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 10,899 6.1%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 588 suppressed
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 6,202 14.2%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 1,829 9.3%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 2,903 suppressed
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 2,505 suppressed
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 2,742 suppressed
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 920 suppressed
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 588 suppressed
Health
Laotian population
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 17,770
Population without health insurance coverage 5.3%
Housing
Laotian population
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Total households 4,073
Average household size 4
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Owner-occupied 69.1%
Renter-occupied 30.9%
Households by type (2013-2017)
Married couples, no children under 18 16.7%
Married couples, with children under 18 37.2%
Single male with children under 18 8.3%
Single female with children under 18 suppressed
Other family households 6.4%
Individual living alone 11.0%
Other non-family households suppressed
Undetermined household type 16.6%
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
All households for which cost burden is calculated 4,026
Cost-burdened households 28.1%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 2,803
Cost-burdened owner households 30.1%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,223
Cost-burdened renter households 23.5%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Households paying rent 1,257
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 890
Transportation
Laotian population
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
No vehicles suppressed
1 vehicle available 17.7%
2 vehicles available 41.9%
3 or more vehicles available 39.3%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Workers (16 years and older) 8,490
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 91.6%
Public transportation 0.5%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 7.8%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Total age 16+ (not home based) 8,262
Less than 10 minutes 14.8%
10-19 minutes 29.0%
20-29 minutes 28.0%
30 minutes or longer 28.2%
Workforce
Laotian population
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Population (25 years and older) 9,697
Less than high school 23.4%
High school diploma or GED 31.3%
Some college or associate's degree 32.0%
Bachelor's degree 10.7%
Graduate or professional degree 2.7%
High school graduate or higher 76.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher 13.4%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Total civilian population, 18-64 11,052
% of working age adults who are employed 77.5%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 6,161
% of working age adults who are employed, male 83.9%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 4,891
% of working age adults who are employed, female 69.5%

 

Source:

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