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Grasston, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Grasston had a population of 146 as of July 1, 2016. Grasston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grasston is located at latitude 45.7978 and longitude -93.155 in Kanabec County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grasston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Kanabec County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 968 feet.

The City of Grasston (GNIS ID: 2394967) 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 Grasston 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 Grasston: City of Grasston.

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


Total Population 146
Population in Households 146
Population in Familes 121
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 49
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 63 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $170,455
Average Home Value $172,674


Median Household Income $56,240
Average Household Income $65,404
Per Capita Income $24,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.26% -0.84%
Households -1.25% -0.83%
Families -2.06% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Grasston, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grasston 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 # 750 17th
Population Density1 # 737 19th
Diversity Index2 # 333 64th
Median Household Income # 355 61st
Per Capita Income # 662 27th

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