Bemidji, MN Profile: Facts & Data

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Bemidji, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Bemidji had a population of 14,449 as of July 1, 2018. Bemidji ranks in the upper 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 Bemidji is located at latitude 47.4801 and longitude -94.8835 in Beltrami County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bemidji (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.41 sq. miles and a water area of 1.25 sq. miles. Beltrami County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,368 feet.

The City of Bemidji (GNIS ID: 2394130) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bemidji: Bemijigamaag, Bermidji, City of Bemidji.

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Bemidji, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,449
Population in Households 12,714
Population in Familes 8,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,735
Population Density2 1,003
Diversity Index3 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,186
Average Household Income $55,539
Per Capita Income $22,478

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,892 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,903 (46.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 442 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $140,367
Average Home Value $152,233
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,795
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,887
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.51%
Households 0.49% 0.62%
Families 0.78% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Bemidji, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bemidji to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 74 92nd
Population Density # 281 69th
Diversity Index # 108 88th
Median Household Income # 845 7th
Per Capita Income # 837 8th

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