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Blaine, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Blaine had a population of 62,445 as of July 1, 2016. Blaine ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blaine is located at latitude 45.1705 and longitude -93.2061 in Anoka County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blaine (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Anoka County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of Blaine (GNIS ID: 2394183) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blaine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blaine: City of Blaine.

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Blaine, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 62,445
Population in Households 62,298
Population in Familes 52,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density1 1,845
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 23,030
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 16,840
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,939 (83.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,091 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 959 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $205,522
Average Home Value $234,758


Median Household Income $79,209
Average Household Income $95,363
Per Capita Income $35,216
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.42% 1.16%
Households 1.43% 1.19%
Families 1.42% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Blaine, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blaine to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 99th
Population Density1 # 89 90th
Diversity Index2 # 100 89th
Median Household Income # 85 91st
Per Capita Income # 120 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.