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Puerto Rican population

Minnesota, 2013-2017

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

Demographics
Puerto Rican population
Total population (2013-2017)
Total population 15,214
Region of residence (2013-2017)
Twin Cities 70.3%
Greater MN 29.7%
Gender and age (2013-2017)
Male 7,713 50.7%
Female 7,501 49.3%
Under 5 years 1,320 8.7%
5-9 years 1,730 11.4%
10-14 years 1,751 11.5%
15-17 years 730 4.8%
18-24 years 2,466 16.2%
25-34 years 2,990 19.7%
35-44 years 1,993 13.1%
45-54 years 1,396 9.2%
55-64 years 527 3.5%
65-74 years 237 1.6%
75-84 years suppressed suppressed
85 years and older suppressed suppressed
17 years and younger 36.4%
18-64 years 61.6%
65 years and older 2.0%
Foreign-born (2013-2017)
Foreign-born residents 5.8%
Language spoken (2013-2017)
Population (5 years and older) 13,894
English only 57.8%
Language other than English 42.2%
Speaks English less than "very well" 11.9%
Disability (2013-2017)
Total population for whom disability status is determined 14,858
Population with a disability 11.3%
Total population for whom disability status is determined, Under 65 14,564
With a disability, under 65 11.1%
Residence one year ago (2013-2017)
Population (1 year and over in US) 14,894
Same residence 71.7%
Different residence in the U.S. 28.3%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed
Economy
Puerto Rican population
Household income (2017 dollars) (2013-2017)
Total households 3,687
Less than $35,000 35.2%
$35,000-$49,999 17.2%
$50,000-$74,999 21.0%
$75,000-$99,999 11.9%
$100,000 or more 14.8%
Median household income (2017 dollars, averaged) 48,410
Poverty (2013-2017)
All people for whom poverty status is determined 14,563
With income below poverty 23.4%
With income 100-149% of poverty 9.6%
With income 150-199% of poverty 9.2%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 57.7%
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 5,468 26.5%
18-64 (percent of people 18-64) 8,801 21.4%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 294 suppressed
17 years and younger (percent of people under 18) 5,468 26.5%
18-24 (percent of people 18-24) 2,097 29.9%
25-34 (percent of people 25-34) 2,875 17.1%
35-44 (percent of people 35-44) 1,956 27.6%
45-54 (percent of people 45-54) 1,364 suppressed
55-64 (percent of people 55-64) 509 23.8%
65 years and older (percent of people 65+) 294 suppressed
Health
Puerto Rican population
Health care coverage (2013-2017)
Total population for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 14,858
Population without health insurance coverage 13.8%
Housing
Puerto Rican population
Households and average household size (2013-2017)
Total households 3,687
Average household size 3
Owned and rental housing (2013-2017)
Owner-occupied 39.3%
Renter-occupied 60.7%
Households by type (2013-2017)
Married couples, no children under 18 13.8%
Married couples, with children under 18 15.7%
Single male with children under 18 suppressed
Single female with children under 18 13.5%
Other family households 13.3%
Individual living alone 23.3%
Other non-family households suppressed
Undetermined household type 15.9%
Cost-burdened households (2013-2017)
All households for which cost burden is calculated 3,648
Cost-burdened households 38.6%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,449
Cost-burdened owner households 36.0%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 2,199
Cost-burdened renter households 40.3%
Rent paid (2013-2017)
Households paying rent 2,238
Median gross rent paid (2017 dollars, averaged) 900
Transportation
Puerto Rican population
Vehicles per household (2013-2017)
No vehicles 11.3%
1 vehicle available 44.2%
2 vehicles available 35.7%
3 or more vehicles available 8.9%
Transportation to work (2013-2017)
Workers (16 years and older) 7,268
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 77.0%
Public transportation 9.1%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 13.9%
Travel time to work (2013-2017)
Total age 16+ (not home based) 6,951
Less than 10 minutes 13.2%
10-19 minutes 24.4%
20-29 minutes 25.9%
30 minutes or longer 36.5%
Workforce
Puerto Rican population
Educational attainment (2013-2017)
Population (25 years and older) 7,217
Less than high school 13.1%
High school diploma or GED 26.2%
Some college or associate's degree 37.4%
Bachelor's degree 15.5%
Graduate or professional degree 7.7%
High school graduate or higher 86.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher 23.2%
Working adults (2013-2017)
Total civilian population, 18-64 9,372
% of working age adults who are employed 77.2%
Total civilian population, 18-64, male 4,902
% of working age adults who are employed, male 79.9%
Total civilian population, 18-64, female 4,470
% of working age adults who are employed, female 74.3%

 

Source:

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