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Minneota, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Minneota had a population of 1,445 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Minneota: City of Minneota, Minnesota.

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


Total Population 1,445
Population in Households 1,408
Population in Familes 1,134
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 1,010
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 599
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 382
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 664 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 489 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $103,899
Average Home Value $129,090


Median Household Income $53,885
Average Household Income $67,920
Per Capita Income $28,290
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.48%
Households 0.46% 0.43%
Families 0.73% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

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, 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 # 305 66th
Population Density1 # 277 70th
Diversity Index2 # 217 76th
Median Household Income # 419 54th
Per Capita Income # 392 57th

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