MINNESOTA CENSUS: Growing trends
Published 05/12/2011, Grand Forks Herald
Much of NW Minnesota saw aging, more diverse population the past decade, but some counties bucked statewide trends
New census numbers show that, as a whole, the population of Minnesota is getting older and more diverse. But that isn’t the case in all of northwest Minnesota, where Kittson County saw its proportion of white residents increase over the past decade while the median age in Mahnomen County dropped to 37.4 years even as baby boomers near retirement age.