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Amboy, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Amboy had a population of 567 as of July 1, 2017. Amboy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Amboy is located at latitude 43.8879 and longitude -94.1581 in Blue Earth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Amboy (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blue Earth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The City of Amboy (GNIS ID: 2393945) 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 Amboy 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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Amboy, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 567
Daytime Population: Workers 105
Daytime Population: Residents 284
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 389
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 567
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,809
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $53,321
Average Household Income $75,172
Per Capita Income $32,089


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $124,621
Average Home Value $144,975


Total Households 247
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 174
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 0.83% 0.9%
Households 0.87% 0.95%
Families 1.43% 0.79%
Median Household Income   3.78%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Amboy, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amboy 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 # 487 46th
Population Density # 94 90th
Diversity Index # 287 68th
Median Household Income # 503 45th
Per Capita Income # 252 72nd

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