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Mayer, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Mayer had a population of 1,890 as of July 1, 2016. Mayer ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mayer is located at latitude 44.8888 and longitude -93.8944 in Carver County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mayer (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Carver County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The City of Mayer (GNIS ID: 2395049) 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 Mayer 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 Mayer: City of Mayer.

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


Total Population 1,890
Population in Households 1,887
Population in Familes 1,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,356
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 640
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 509
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 583 (86.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $231,341
Average Home Value $284,434


Median Household Income $83,825
Average Household Income $89,705
Per Capita Income $31,125
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.7%
Households 1.34% 1.72%
Families 1.25% 1.64%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Mayer, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mayer 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 # 266 71st
Population Density1 # 166 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 560 38th
Median Household Income # 66 93rd
Per Capita Income # 233 74th

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