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Northrop, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Northrop had a population of 236 as of July 1, 2016. Northrop ranks in the upper 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 Northrop is located at latitude 43.736 and longitude -94.4364 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northrop (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The City of Northrop (GNIS ID: 2395269) 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 Northrop 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 Northrop: City of Northrop.

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


Total Population 236
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,596
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (82.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $160,278


Median Household Income $54,652
Average Household Income $68,158
Per Capita Income $27,367
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.0%
Households 0.61% 0.0%
Families 3.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.

Northrop, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northrop 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 # 658 27th
Population Density1 # 118 87th
Diversity Index2 # 587 35th
Median Household Income # 400 56th
Per Capita Income # 463 49th

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