The City of Backus had a population of 245 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Backus is located at latitude 46.8208 and longitude -94.5147 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Backus (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,342 feet.
The City of Backus 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 Backus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Backus: City of Backus.
|Population in Households||245|
|Population in Familes||184|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||183 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||91 (49.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||21 (11.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||72 (39.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$161,667|
|Average Home Value||$194,505|
|Median Household Income||$38,211|
|Average Household Income||$48,340|
|Per Capita Income||$21,831|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.22%|
|Per Capita Income||3.34%|
The table below compares Backus to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 652||28th|
|Population Density1||# 557||39th|
|Diversity Index2||# 567||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 813||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 770||15th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.