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Frost, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Frost had a population of 192 as of July 1, 2016. Frost ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Frost is located at latitude 43.5847 and longitude -93.9261 in Faribault County. The formal boundaries for the City of Frost (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Faribault County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Frost (GNIS ID: 2394830) 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 Frost 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 Frost: City of Frost.

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


Total Population 192
Population in Households 192
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 365
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $102,941
Average Home Value $127,134


Median Household Income $50,701
Average Household Income $70,104
Per Capita Income $31,054
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.31%
Households -0.17% -0.21%
Families 2.06% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

Frost, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frost 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 # 701 23rd
Population Density1 # 588 35th
Diversity Index2 # 723 21st
Median Household Income # 526 42nd
Per Capita Income # 240 74th

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