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Okabena, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Okabena had a population of 190 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Okabena is located at latitude 43.7394 and longitude -95.3167 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Okabena (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,421 feet.

The City of Okabena (GNIS ID: 2395311) 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 Okabena 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 Okabena: City of Okabena.

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


Total Population 190
Population in Households 190
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 924
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $159,058


Median Household Income $55,187
Average Household Income $64,646
Per Capita Income $26,989
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.21%
Households 0.43% 0.26%
Families 1.43% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Okabena, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okabena 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 # 702 22nd
Population Density1 # 315 65th
Diversity Index2 # 363 60th
Median Household Income # 385 58th
Per Capita Income # 494 46th

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