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Ceylon, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Ceylon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Martin County at latitude 43.5322 and longitude -94.6316. Martin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,260 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Ceylon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ceylon, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Ceylon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ceylon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ceylon: City of Ceylon.

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Ceylon, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 363
Population in Households 363
Population in Familes 294
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 556
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $48,134
Average Home Value $183,140


Median Household Income $46,579
Average Household Income $58,609
Per Capita Income $25,648
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.38% -0.39%
Households -0.15% -0.13%
Families 0.23% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   3.46%
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.


Ceylon, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ceylon to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 575 37th
Population Density1 # 457 50th
Diversity Index2 # 287 69th
Median Household Income # 605 33rd
Per Capita Income # 471 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.