Albert Lea demographics profile

StatisticAlbert LeaMinnesotaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,3506291
Median age43.937.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%45%43%
Speak English89%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%4%13%
Albert Lea, MN has a population of 17,775 and is the 2,436th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,350 per sq mi which is 2082% higher than the Minnesota average and 1390% higher than the national average. The median age in Albert Lea is 44 which is approximately 16% higher than the Minnesota average of 38. In Albert Lea, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 72% of Albert Lea residents were born in Minnesota, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Albert Lea is 2082% higher than Minnesota.
  • The median age in Albert Lea is 16% higher than Minnesota.
  • In Albert Lea 92.90% of the population is White.
  • In Albert Lea 2.09% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Albert Lea 1.83% of the population is Asian.

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Albert Lea population breakdown by race

RaceAlbert LeaMinnesotaNational
Black or African American2.09%5.70%12.63%
American Indian0.40%1.04%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.52%2.72%3.06%
Other race1.22%1.62%4.75%
In Albert Lea, 12.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Albert Lea, MN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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