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The City of Climax had a population of 291 as of July 1, 2016. Climax 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 Climax is located at latitude 47.6085 and longitude -96.8121 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Climax (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 866 feet.

The City of Climax (GNIS ID: 2393565) 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 Climax 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 Climax: City of Climax.

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


Total Population 291
Population in Households 291
Population in Familes 238
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 254
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $68,750
Average Home Value $90,534


Median Household Income $45,595
Average Household Income $55,559
Per Capita Income $22,623
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 1.01%
Households 1.24% 0.97%
Families 3.9% 0.98%
Median Household Income   -2.47%
Per Capita Income   0.47%
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.

Climax, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Climax 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 # 626 31st
Population Density1 # 656 28th
Diversity Index2 # 210 77th
Median Household Income # 651 28th
Per Capita Income # 797 12th

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