Ottertail demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)977291
Median age53.537.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1821%45%43%
Speak English97%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Ottertail, MN has a population of 414 and is the 20,686th largest city in the United States. The population density is 97 per sq mi which is 35% higher than the Minnesota average and 7% higher than the national average. The median age in Ottertail is 54 which is approximately 42% higher than the Minnesota average of 38. In Ottertail, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 72% of Ottertail residents were born in Minnesota, 26% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Ottertail is 35% higher than Minnesota.
  • The median age in Ottertail is 42% higher than Minnesota.
  • In Ottertail 95.89% of the population is White.
  • In Ottertail 0.48% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Ottertail 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Ottertail population breakdown by race

      Black or African American0.48%5.70%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%1.04%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race3.62%2.72%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.62%4.75%
      In Ottertail, 0.5% 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 Ottertail, MN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).