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The City of Dakota had a population of 300 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dakota is located at latitude 43.9159 and longitude -91.3598 in Winona County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dakota (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Winona County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The City of Dakota (GNIS ID: 2393705) 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 Dakota 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 Dakota: City of Dakota.

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


Total Population 300
Population in Households 294
Population in Familes 254
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 462
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $222,222
Average Home Value $276,818


Median Household Income $60,796
Average Household Income $81,155
Per Capita Income $30,845
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.17% -0.74%
Households -1.21% -0.8%
Families 0.35% -0.88%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.

Dakota, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dakota 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 # 618 32nd
Population Density1 # 517 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 346 62nd
Median Household Income # 232 74th
Per Capita Income # 251 72nd

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