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Onamia, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Onamia had a population of 868 as of July 1, 2015. Onamia ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Onamia is located at latitude 46.0706 and longitude -93.6645 in Mille Lacs County. 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. Mille Lacs County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,263 feet.

The City of Onamia (GNIS ID: 2396066) 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 Onamia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

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Onamia, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 868
Population in Households 739
Population in Familes 504
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 906
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 345
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 174
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $87,025
Average Home Value $108,101


Median Household Income $26,667
Average Household Income $39,231
Per Capita Income $16,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.07%
Households -0.22% -0.06%
Families 0.79% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 384 58th
Population Density1 # 326 64th
Diversity Index2 # 108 88th
Median Household Income # 904 0th
Per Capita Income # 893 2nd

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