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The City of Hills had a population of 679 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hills is located at latitude 43.5276 and longitude -96.3593 in Rock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Rock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The City of Hills (GNIS ID: 2394383) 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 Hills 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 Hills: Anderson, City of Hills.

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


Total Population 679
Population in Households 654
Population in Familes 545
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 1,097
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 263
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $97,531
Average Home Value $148,481


Median Household Income $48,033
Average Household Income $66,502
Per Capita Income $25,877
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.18%
Households 0.25% 0.0%
Families 1.47% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Hills, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hills 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 # 439 52nd
Population Density1 # 241 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 635 30th
Median Household Income # 598 34th
Per Capita Income # 572 37th

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