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The City of Taunton had a population of 134 as of July 1, 2016. Taunton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Taunton is located at latitude 44.5942 and longitude -96.063 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Taunton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The City of Taunton (GNIS ID: 2396033) 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 Taunton 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 Taunton: City of Taunton.

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


Total Population 134
Population in Households 126
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 133
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $98,438
Average Home Value $133,511


Median Household Income $53,352
Average Household Income $61,010
Per Capita Income $25,154
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.3%
Households -0.72% -0.31%
Families 1.32% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Taunton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taunton 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 # 760 16th
Population Density1 # 764 16th
Diversity Index2 # 425 53rd
Median Household Income # 438 52nd
Per Capita Income # 630 30th

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