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New York Mills, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of New York Mills had a population of 1,233 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New York Mills is located at latitude 46.5215 and longitude -95.3738 in Otter Tail County. The formal boundaries for the City of New York Mills (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otter Tail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,414 feet.

The City of New York Mills (GNIS ID: 2395221) 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 New York Mills 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 New York Mills: City of New York Mills.

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New York Mills, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,233
Population in Households 1,168
Population in Familes 866
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 917
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 552
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 313
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $109,375
Average Home Value $131,751


Median Household Income $41,644
Average Household Income $51,201
Per Capita Income $22,820
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.43%
Households 0.56% 0.5%
Families 1.4% 0.38%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

New York Mills, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New York Mills 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 # 333 63rd
Population Density1 # 317 65th
Diversity Index2 # 323 64th
Median Household Income # 745 18th
Per Capita Income # 787 13th

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