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Winthrop, Minnesota - Basic Facts

Winthrop is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Winthrop.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sibley County at latitude 44.543 and longitude -94.3664. Sibley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Winthrop (see map) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winthrop: City of Winthrop.

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Winthrop, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,393
Population in Households 1,353
Population in Familes 1,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 1,313
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 574
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 453 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $118,681
Average Home Value $179,130


Median Household Income $38,993
Average Household Income $51,175
Per Capita Income $21,551
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.1% -0.07%
Households 0.0% 0.03%
Families -0.07% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Winthrop, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winthrop to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 307 66th
Population Density1 # 172 81st
Diversity Index2 # 178 80th
Median Household Income # 791 13th
Per Capita Income # 765 16th

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