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Hector, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Hector had a population of 1,029 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Hector is located at latitude 44.742 and longitude -94.7134 in Renville County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hector (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Renville County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The City of Hector 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 Hector 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 Hector: City of Hector.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,029
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 799
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 662
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 289
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $65,169
Average Home Value $81,250
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,296
Average Household Income $52,935
Per Capita Income $23,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.11% -1.19%
Households -1.97% -1.02%
Families -2.04% -1.13%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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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Hector, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hector 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 # 358 61st
Population Density1 # 418 54th
Diversity Index2 # 255 72nd
Median Household Income # 566 38th
Per Capita Income # 643 29th

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