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Cologne, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Cologne had a population of 1,740 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cologne is located at latitude 44.7698 and longitude -93.7923 in Carver County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cologne (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Carver County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 958 feet.

The City of Cologne (GNIS ID: 2393601) 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 Cologne 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 Cologne: City of Cologne.

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


Total Population 1,740
Population in Households 1,740
Population in Familes 1,496
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 995
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 619
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 454
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 534 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $227,381
Average Home Value $288,109


Median Household Income $78,780
Average Household Income $83,610
Per Capita Income $29,748
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.2% 11.02%
Households 2.24% 11.11%
Families 2.13% 11.14%
Median Household Income   -0.03%
Per Capita Income   0.55%
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.

Cologne, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cologne 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 # 281 69th
Population Density1 # 285 69th
Diversity Index2 # 318 65th
Median Household Income # 86 91st
Per Capita Income # 298 67th

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