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Caledonia, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Caledonia had a population of 2,753 as of July 1, 2016. Caledonia 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 Caledonia is located at latitude 43.6341 and longitude -91.5004 in Houston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Caledonia (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,184 feet.

The City of Caledonia (GNIS ID: 2393493) 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 Caledonia 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 Caledonia: City of Caledonia.

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


Total Population 2,753
Population in Households 2,697
Population in Familes 2,116
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 969
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,206
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 743
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 889 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 317 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $119,748
Average Home Value $158,390


Median Household Income $42,670
Average Household Income $59,176
Per Capita Income $25,560
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.65% -0.56%
Households -0.53% -0.5%
Families 0.06% -0.6%
Median Household Income   -1.34%
Per Capita Income   -0.11%
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.

Caledonia, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caledonia 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 # 220 76th
Population Density1 # 299 67th
Diversity Index2 # 698 22nd
Median Household Income # 721 20th
Per Capita Income # 603 33rd

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