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Glencoe, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Glencoe had a population of 5,637 as of July 1, 2017. Glencoe ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Glencoe is located at latitude 44.7706 and longitude -94.1484 in McLeod County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glencoe (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McLeod County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 997 feet.

The City of Glencoe (GNIS ID: 2394912) 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 Glencoe 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 Glencoe: City of Glencoe.

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


Total Population 5,637
Daytime Population: Workers 3,345
Daytime Population: Residents 2,729
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,074
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 5,505
Population in Familes 4,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density2 1,751
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $53,387
Average Household Income $63,796
Per Capita Income $25,470


Total Housing Units 2,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,579 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 652 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $157,098
Average Home Value $170,158


Total Households 2,231
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,477
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 0.01% -0.15%
Households 0.07% -0.12%
Families 0.09% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Glencoe, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glencoe 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 # 136 85th
Population Density # 102 89th
Diversity Index # 92 90th
Median Household Income # 499 45th
Per Capita Income # 689 24th

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