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Chokio, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Chokio had a population of 385 as of July 1, 2015. Chokio ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Chokio is located at latitude 45.5732 and longitude -96.1747 in Stevens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chokio (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stevens County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,125 feet.

The City of Chokio (GNIS ID: 2393519) 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 Chokio 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 Chokio: City of Chokio.

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


Total Population 385
Population in Households 384
Population in Familes 302
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 816
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 203
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $151,000
Average Home Value $216,040


Median Household Income $53,193
Average Household Income $56,246
Per Capita Income $27,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.47%
Households -0.37% -0.4%
Families 1.12% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.


Chokio, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chokio 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 # 560 38th
Population Density1 # 354 61st
Diversity Index2 # 895 1st
Median Household Income # 450 50th
Per Capita Income # 359 60th

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