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Jordan, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Jordan had a population of 6,103 as of July 1, 2016. Jordan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Jordan is located at latitude 44.6646 and longitude -93.6402 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jordan (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of Jordan (GNIS ID: 2395483) 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 Jordan 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 Jordan: City of Jordan.

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


Total Population 6,103
Population in Households 6,103
Population in Familes 5,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,851
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 2,087
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,585
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,659 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 428 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $214,274
Average Home Value $220,133


Median Household Income $69,774
Average Household Income $90,826
Per Capita Income $31,059
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.77% 1.79%
Households 1.76% 1.78%
Families 1.68% 1.74%
Median Household Income   3.28%
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.

Jordan, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jordan 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 # 129 86th
Population Density1 # 88 90th
Diversity Index2 # 170 81st
Median Household Income # 127 86th
Per Capita Income # 239 74th

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