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Arco, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Arco had a population of 69 as of July 1, 2017. Arco ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Arco is located at latitude 44.3804 and longitude -96.1805 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arco (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,676 feet.

The City of Arco (GNIS ID: 2393977) 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 Arco population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arco: City of Arco.

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Arco, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 69
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 30
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 69
Population in Familes 61
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 108
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $68,571
Average Household Income $82,956
Per Capita Income $33,577


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $235,156


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.14% -0.59%
Households -1.16% -0.6%
Families 4.64% -0.81%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Arco, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arco to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 843 7th
Population Density # 793 12th
Diversity Index # 888 2nd
Median Household Income # 162 82nd
Per Capita Income # 200 78th

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