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Byron, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Byron had a population of 5,604 as of July 1, 2016. Byron 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 Byron is located at latitude 44.0379 and longitude -92.6417 in Olmsted County. The formal boundaries for the City of Byron (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Olmsted County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,260 feet.

The City of Byron (GNIS ID: 2393488) 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 Byron 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 Byron: Bryon, City of Byron.

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


Total Population 5,604
Population in Households 5,599
Population in Familes 4,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,918
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,047
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,686 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $184,895
Average Home Value $237,715


Median Household Income $76,469
Average Household Income $95,885
Per Capita Income $35,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.12% 1.59%
Households 2.12% 1.57%
Families 2.11% 1.51%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Byron, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Byron 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 # 136 85th
Population Density1 # 81 91st
Diversity Index2 # 439 52nd
Median Household Income # 100 89th
Per Capita Income # 124 86th

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