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Becker, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Becker had a population of 4,858 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Becker is located at latitude 45.386 and longitude -93.8861 in Sherburne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Becker (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Sherburne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The City of Becker (GNIS ID: 2394103) 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 Becker 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 Becker: City of Becker.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,858
Population in Households 4,817
Population in Familes 4,263
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 461
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,635
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,289
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,311 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 324 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $197,810
Average Home Value $231,841
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,507
Average Household Income $89,456
Per Capita Income $29,377
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.58%
Households 1.11% 1.62%
Families 1.65% 1.61%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Becker, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Becker 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 # 150 84th
Population Density1 # 518 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 625 32nd
Median Household Income # 93 90th
Per Capita Income # 325 64th

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