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Onamia, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Onamia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mille Lacs County at latitude 46.0706 and longitude -93.6645. Mille Lacs County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,263 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Onamia 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 Onamia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Onamia: City of Onamia, Gibaakwa'igaansing.

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


Total Population 880
Population in Households 750
Population in Familes 513
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density1 919
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 350
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $82,278
Average Home Value $104,444


Median Household Income $26,178
Average Household Income $34,664
Per Capita Income $14,381
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.05% -0.09%
Households 0.07% -0.06%
Families 1.51% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
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.


Onamia, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Onamia 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 # 380 58th
Population Density1 # 320 65th
Diversity Index2 # 112 88th
Median Household Income # 902 1st
Per Capita Income # 899 1st

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