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Barnum, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Barnum had a population of 615 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Barnum: City of Barnum.

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


Total Population 615
Population in Households 612
Population in Familes 492
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 615
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 237
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $148,333
Average Home Value $191,484


Median Household Income $52,349
Average Household Income $64,061
Per Capita Income $25,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.1%
Households 0.07% 0.0%
Families 0.72% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

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, 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 # 464 49th
Population Density1 # 431 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 471 48th
Median Household Income # 472 48th
Per Capita Income # 566 38th

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