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Laporte, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Laporte is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hubbard County at latitude 47.2148 and longitude -94.7574. Hubbard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,348 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Laporte 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 Laporte (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laporte: City of Laporte.

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


Total Population 118
Population in Households 118
Population in Familes 97
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 168
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 59
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (33.0%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $155,102


Median Household Income $50,771
Average Household Income $55,722
Per Capita Income $23,847
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.45% 1.32%
Households 1.67% 1.64%
Families 8.24% 1.39%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Laporte, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laporte 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 # 781 14th
Population Density1 # 729 20th
Diversity Index2 # 421 54th
Median Household Income # 496 45th
Per Capita Income # 619 32nd

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