The City of Blue Earth had a population of 3,262 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Blue Earth is located at latitude 43.6405 and longitude -94.1003 in Faribault County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blue Earth (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Faribault County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,089 feet.
The City of Blue Earth (GNIS ID: 2394200) 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 Blue Earth 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 Blue Earth: City of Blue Earth.
|Population in Households||3,102|
|Population in Familes||2,409|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||160|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,639 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,029 (62.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||397 (24.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||213 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,023|
|Average Home Value||$110,652|
|Median Household Income||$41,265|
|Average Household Income||$52,192|
|Per Capita Income||$23,379|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.93%|
|Per Capita Income||1.22%|
The table below compares Blue Earth 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.
|Total Population||# 198||78th|
|Population Density1||# 283||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 230||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 760||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 765||16th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.