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Elysian, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Elysian had a population of 613 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Elysian is located at latitude 44.2064 and longitude -93.6814 in Le Sueur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elysian (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Le Sueur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

The City of Elysian (GNIS ID: 2394684) 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 Elysian 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 Elysian: City of Elysian.

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


Total Population 613
Population in Households 610
Population in Familes 491
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 518
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 262
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $259,615
Average Home Value $302,009


Median Household Income $67,478
Average Household Income $80,263
Per Capita Income $34,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.98% -0.66%
Households -0.66% -0.46%
Families -0.27% -0.57%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Elysian, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elysian 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 # 465 49th
Population Density1 # 481 47th
Diversity Index2 # 637 30th
Median Household Income # 149 84th
Per Capita Income # 136 85th

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