|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Albert Lea is 18,428. Albert Lea, Minnesota is the 2,007th largest city in the US.
Albert Lea is located entirely in Freeborn County.
The peak population of Albert Lea was in 2020, when its population was 18,518. In 2020, Albert Lea was the 1,984th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,007th largest city in the US. Albert Lea is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Albert Lea has shrunk 0.0% since the year 2000. Albert Lea, Minnesota's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Albert Lea has a population density of 1,430.7 people per square mile.
|1835||South St. Paul||20,536||1.8%|
|2003||St. Marys, Georgia||18,521||24.3%|
|2004||Winthrop Town, Massachusetts||18,505|
|2005||Arroyo Grande, California||18,456||15.7%|
|2007||Albert Lea, Minnesota||18,428||0.0%|
|2008||Dover, New Jersey||18,427||1.4%|
|2009||Mebane, North Carolina||18,408||140.9%|
|2010||Ocean Springs, Mississippi||18,387||6.5%|
|2013||North Aurora, Illinois||18,350||67.4%|
The total voting age population of Albert Lea, Minnesota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,914. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.3% of the residents of Albert Lea are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Albert Lea are 88.3% White, 3.7% Other, 3.5% Asian, 2.2% Two or more races, 1.6% Black and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 14.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Albert Lea, 13.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.0%. On a per-household basis, 10.8% of families are below the poverty line in Albert Lea.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.3% of Albert Lea residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.0% of Albert Lea residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.4% have a bachelor's degree and 4.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Albert Lea residents aged 5 and older, 13.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Albert Lea is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Albert Lea, 8.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Albert Lea is $47,508.
In Albert Lea, 69.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.9% of housing units in Albert Lea.
Of all the housing units in Albert Lea, 24.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Albert Lea, 6.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 520 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Albert Lea is $687.
In Albert Lea, 75.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.