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Chokio, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Chokio had a population of 404 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chokio: City of Chokio.

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


Total Population 404
Population in Households 404
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 855
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $84,568
Average Home Value $119,602


Median Household Income $46,282
Average Household Income $60,503
Per Capita Income $29,710
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.25%
Households 0.38% 0.37%
Families 1.71% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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 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 # 551 39th
Population Density1 # 342 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 879 3rd
Median Household Income # 636 30th
Per Capita Income # 300 67th

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