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Barnum, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Barnum had a population of 631 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Barnum is located at latitude 46.5053 and longitude -92.6886 in Carlton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Barnum (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carlton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The City of Barnum (GNIS ID: 2394067) 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 Barnum population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Barnum: City of Barnum.

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


Total Population 631
Daytime Population: Workers 383
Daytime Population: Residents 356
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 739
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 628
Population in Familes 504
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 631
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $52,226
Average Household Income $66,594
Per Capita Income $26,665


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $211,364


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.4% 0.44%
Households 0.29% 0.33%
Families 0.88% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Barnum, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barnum 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 # 459 49th
Population Density # 429 53rd
Diversity Index # 489 46th
Median Household Income # 542 40th
Per Capita Income # 583 36th

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