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Le Sueur, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Le Sueur had a population of 3,903 as of July 1, 2016. Le Sueur ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Le Sueur is located at latitude 44.4684 and longitude -93.9025 in Le Sueur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Le Sueur (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Le Sueur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of Le Sueur (GNIS ID: 2395659) 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 Le Sueur 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 Le Sueur: City of Le Sueur.

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


Total Population 3,903
Population in Households 3,807
Population in Familes 3,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 727
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 1,602
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,031
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,108 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 494 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $150,285
Average Home Value $172,475


Median Household Income $58,276
Average Household Income $68,480
Per Capita Income $28,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.35%
Households -0.37% -0.2%
Families -0.41% -0.29%
Median Household Income   -0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Le Sueur, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Le Sueur 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 # 174 81st
Population Density1 # 393 57th
Diversity Index2 # 97 89th
Median Household Income # 290 68th
Per Capita Income # 377 58th

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