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Mizpah, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Mizpah is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Koochiching County at latitude 47.9209 and longitude -94.2132. Koochiching County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,378 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Mizpah 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 Mizpah (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mizpah: City of Mizpah.

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


Total Population 61
Population in Households 60
Population in Familes 47
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 31
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (32.6%)
Median Home Value $103,571
Average Home Value $107,000


Median Household Income $37,752
Average Household Income $49,734
Per Capita Income $23,759
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.03% 0.96%
Households 2.42% 1.26%
Families 5.72% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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.


Mizpah, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mizpah 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 # 863 5th
Population Density1 # 894 1st
Diversity Index2 # 439 52nd
Median Household Income # 810 11th
Per Capita Income # 627 31st

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