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Foley, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Foley had a population of 2,720 as of July 1, 2017. Foley 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 Foley is located at latitude 45.6636 and longitude -93.9095 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Foley (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,138 feet.

The City of Foley (GNIS ID: 2394779) 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 Foley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Foley, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,720
Daytime Population: Workers 1,995
Daytime Population: Residents 1,493
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,488
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 2,593
Population in Familes 2,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density2 1,078
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $53,066
Average Household Income $59,719
Per Capita Income $23,317


Total Housing Units 1,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 703 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 315 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $137,672
Average Home Value $151,636


Total Households 1,019
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 666
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.61% 0.77%
Households 0.77% 0.83%
Families 0.75% 0.77%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Foley, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Foley to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 225 75th
Population Density # 247 73rd
Diversity Index # 747 18th
Median Household Income # 507 44th
Per Capita Income # 802 11th

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