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Winthrop, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Winthrop had a population of 1,365 as of July 1, 2015. Winthrop 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 Winthrop is located at latitude 44.5433 and longitude -94.3613 in Sibley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winthrop (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sibley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The City of Winthrop (GNIS ID: 2397352) 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 Winthrop population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winthrop: City of Winthrop.

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Winthrop, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,365
Population in Households 1,324
Population in Familes 1,025
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 1,287
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 561
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 442 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $123,626
Average Home Value $179,505


Median Household Income $41,335
Average Household Income $51,903
Per Capita Income $21,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.09%
Households -0.44% 0.0%
Families -0.6% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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, 2015 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 # 316 65th
Population Density1 # 178 80th
Diversity Index2 # 168 82nd
Median Household Income # 746 18th
Per Capita Income # 763 16th

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