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Cook, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Cook had a population of 602 as of July 1, 2016. Cook ranks in the lower 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 Cook is located at latitude 47.841 and longitude -92.6881 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cook (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,306 feet.

The City of Cook (GNIS ID: 2393625) 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 Cook 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 Cook: City of Cook.

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


Total Population 602
Population in Households 588
Population in Familes 439
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 227
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $105,102
Average Home Value $126,752


Median Household Income $45,103
Average Household Income $56,146
Per Capita Income $25,748
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.56%
Households 0.52% 0.5%
Families 2.94% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Cook, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cook 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 # 469 48th
Population Density1 # 681 25th
Diversity Index2 # 414 54th
Median Household Income # 663 27th
Per Capita Income # 588 35th

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