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Johnson, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Johnson had a population of 24 as of July 1, 2017. Johnson ranks in the lower 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 Johnson is located at latitude 45.5723 and longitude -96.2943 in Big Stone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Johnson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Big Stone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Johnson (GNIS ID: 2395472) 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.

The City of Johnson is located within Township of Moonshine, a minor civil division (MCD) of Big Stone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Johnson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Johnson, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 7
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.42
Population in Households 24
Population in Familes 19
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $55,908
Average Household Income $74,945
Per Capita Income $30,621


Total Housing Units 17 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $110,000


Total Households 12
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 8
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -2.58% -1.73%
Households -3.03% -1.73%
Families -1.61% -2.64%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   3.69%

Johnson, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnson to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 900 1st
Population Density # 825 9th
Diversity Index # 722 20th
Median Household Income # 424 53rd
Per Capita Income # 331 64th

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