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Zimmerman, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Zimmerman had a population of 5,446 as of July 1, 2017. Zimmerman ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Zimmerman is located at latitude 45.4406 and longitude -93.5961 in Sherburne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Zimmerman (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Sherburne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 994 feet.

The City of Zimmerman (GNIS ID: 2397401) 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 Zimmerman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Zimmerman: City of Zimmerman, Lake Fremont.

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Zimmerman, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,446
Daytime Population: Workers 1,227
Daytime Population: Residents 2,796
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,023
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 5,446
Population in Familes 4,682
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,596
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $75,137
Average Household Income $81,135
Per Capita Income $27,559


Total Housing Units 2,016 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,512 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $220,608


Total Households 1,874
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 1,438
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.66%
Households 0.54% 0.64%
Families 0.94% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Zimmerman, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zimmerman to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 138 85th
Population Density # 119 87th
Diversity Index # 418 54th
Median Household Income # 120 87th
Per Capita Income # 519 43rd

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