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Lindstrom, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Lindstrom had a population of 4,547 as of July 1, 2016. Lindstrom 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 Lindstrom is located at latitude 45.4046 and longitude -92.8651 in Chisago County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lindstrom (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Chisago County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Lindstrom (GNIS ID: 2395717) 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 Lindstrom 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 Lindstrom: City of Lindstrom, Lindström.

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


Total Population 4,547
Population in Households 4,383
Population in Familes 3,682
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 1,264
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,810
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,296
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,503 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $233,167
Average Home Value $265,332


Median Household Income $66,891
Average Household Income $86,490
Per Capita Income $34,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.53%
Households 0.3% 0.41%
Families 0.39% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Lindstrom, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lindstrom 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 # 159 83rd
Population Density1 # 187 79th
Diversity Index2 # 586 35th
Median Household Income # 153 83rd
Per Capita Income # 151 83rd

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