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Glencoe, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Glencoe had a population of 5,632 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glencoe: City of Glencoe.

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


Total Population 5,632
Population in Households 5,500
Population in Familes 4,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 1,750
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 2,247
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,487
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,601 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 646 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $149,461
Average Home Value $162,781


Median Household Income $51,757
Average Household Income $61,731
Per Capita Income $24,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.16%
Households 0.19% -0.01%
Families 0.22% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

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, 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 # 135 85th
Population Density1 # 99 89th
Diversity Index2 # 96 90th
Median Household Income # 483 47th
Per Capita Income # 661 27th

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