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Vining, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Vining had a population of 80 as of July 1, 2016. Vining ranks in the lower 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 Vining is located at latitude 46.2569 and longitude -95.5342 in Otter Tail County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vining (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Otter Tail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,394 feet.

The City of Vining (GNIS ID: 2397145) 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 Vining 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 Vining: City of Vining.

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


Total Population 80
Population in Households 79
Population in Familes 67
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 44 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $193,750
Average Home Value $277,419


Median Household Income $47,612
Average Household Income $67,089
Per Capita Income $27,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.25%
Households 0.46% 0.57%
Families 3.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

Vining, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vining 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 # 835 8th
Population Density1 # 849 6th
Diversity Index2 # 517 43rd
Median Household Income # 609 33rd
Per Capita Income # 448 51st

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