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Minneota, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Minneota had a population of 1,385 as of July 1, 2017. Minneota 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 Minneota is located at latitude 44.5626 and longitude -95.9826 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Minneota (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The City of Minneota (GNIS ID: 2395348) 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 Minneota 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 Minneota: City of Minneota, Minnesota.

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


Total Population 1,385
Daytime Population: Workers 751
Daytime Population: Residents 664
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,415
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 1,349
Population in Familes 1,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 969
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $57,961
Average Household Income $75,775
Per Capita Income $31,581


Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 470 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $115,421
Average Home Value $141,277


Total Households 577
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 369
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.07% 0.17%
Households -0.12% 0.14%
Families 0.15% 0.11%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   4.3%

Minneota, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Minneota 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 # 315 65th
Population Density # 298 67th
Diversity Index # 209 77th
Median Household Income # 356 61st
Per Capita Income # 277 70th

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