Nisswa, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Nisswa, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Nisswa had a population of 2,009 as of July 1, 2015. Nisswa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nisswa is located at latitude 46.5007 and longitude -94.2978 in Crow Wing County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nisswa (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.78 sq. miles and a water area of 7.56 sq. miles. Crow Wing County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The City of Nisswa (GNIS ID: 2395238) 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 Nisswa 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 Nisswa: City of Nisswa.

City of Nisswa, MN Boundary Map

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Nisswa, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,009
Population in Households 2,009
Population in Familes 1,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 186
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 903
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 634
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 770 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 (40.9%)
Median Home Value $321,739
Average Home Value $399,253
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,745
Average Household Income $77,856
Per Capita Income $34,923
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.4%
Households 0.58% 0.5%
Families 0.83% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.

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Nisswa, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nisswa 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 258 72nd
Population Density1 # 711 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 689 24th
Median Household Income # 233 74th
Per Capita Income # 105 89th

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