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Good Thunder, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Good Thunder had a population of 590 as of July 1, 2016. Good Thunder ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Good Thunder is located at latitude 44.0067 and longitude -94.0702 in Blue Earth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Good Thunder (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blue Earth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Good Thunder (GNIS ID: 2394927) 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 Good Thunder 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 Good Thunder: City of Good Thunder.

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


Total Population 590
Population in Households 590
Population in Familes 494
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 929
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $156,865


Median Household Income $52,677
Average Household Income $62,946
Per Capita Income $24,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.2%
Households 0.28% 0.26%
Families 0.91% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Good Thunder, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Good Thunder 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 # 474 48th
Population Density1 # 314 65th
Diversity Index2 # 765 15th
Median Household Income # 462 49th
Per Capita Income # 671 26th

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