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Saint Michael, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Michael had a population of 17,369 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Michael is located at latitude 45.1992 and longitude -93.6895 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Michael (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.73 sq. miles and a water area of 3.69 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 965 feet.

The City of Saint Michael (GNIS ID: 2396509) 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 Saint Michael 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 Saint Michael: City of Saint Michael.

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


Total Population 17,369
Population in Households 17,369
Population in Familes 15,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 531
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 5,491
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 4,525
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,900 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 591 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $239,136
Average Home Value $267,735


Median Household Income $89,548
Average Household Income $109,802
Per Capita Income $34,691
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 1.06%
Households 0.75% 0.98%
Families 0.57% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Saint Michael, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Michael 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 # 64 93rd
Population Density1 # 472 48th
Diversity Index2 # 299 67th
Median Household Income # 44 95th
Per Capita Income # 135 85th

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