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Lindstrom, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Lindstrom is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Chisago County at latitude 45.4046 and longitude -92.8651. Chisago County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lindstrom, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lindstrom, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lindstrom indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lindstrom: City of Lindstrom.

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Lindstrom, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,497
Population in Households 4,331
Population in Familes 3,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density1 1,248
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,811
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,298
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,515 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $181,105
Average Home Value $211,162


Median Household Income $62,496
Average Household Income $75,954
Per Capita Income $30,245
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.51%
Households 0.49% 0.52%
Families 0.61% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 156 83rd
Population Density1 # 188 79th
Diversity Index2 # 605 34th
Median Household Income # 177 81st
Per Capita Income # 198 78th

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