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Crosby, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Crosby is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Crow Wing County at latitude 46.4934 and longitude -93.9459. Crow Wing County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,260 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Crosby 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 Crosby (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crosby: City of Crosby.

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


Total Population 2,433
Population in Households 2,375
Population in Familes 1,732
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 793
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,099
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 614
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 684 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 415 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $92,509
Average Home Value $145,620


Median Household Income $37,001
Average Household Income $51,439
Per Capita Income $23,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.46% 0.41%
Households 0.74% 0.56%
Families 2.54% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.75%
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.


Crosby, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crosby 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 # 234 74th
Population Density1 # 366 60th
Diversity Index2 # 603 34th
Median Household Income # 831 8th
Per Capita Income # 616 32nd

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