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Northome, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Northome had a population of 213 as of July 1, 2016. Northome 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 Northome is located at latitude 47.8799 and longitude -94.2796 in Koochiching County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northome (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Koochiching County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,437 feet.

The City of Northome (GNIS ID: 2395268) 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 Northome 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 Northome: City of Northome, North Home.

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


Total Population 213
Population in Households 212
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 141
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $81,481
Average Home Value $114,423


Median Household Income $35,609
Average Household Income $44,361
Per Capita Income $21,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.09%
Households 1.39% 0.21%
Families 1.45% 0.34%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

Northome, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northome 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 # 680 25th
Population Density1 # 757 16th
Diversity Index2 # 481 47th
Median Household Income # 854 6th
Per Capita Income # 844 7th

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