Good Thunder, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Good Thunder, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Good Thunder had a population of 598 as of July 1, 2018. Good Thunder 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 Good Thunder is located at latitude 44.0067 and longitude -94.0702 in Blue Earth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Good Thunder (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blue Earth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Good Thunder (GNIS ID: 2394927) 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 Good Thunder: City of Good Thunder.

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


Total Population 598
Population in Households 598
Population in Familes 498
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 941
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $58,709
Average Household Income $69,751
Per Capita Income $27,085


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $149,444
Average Home Value $194,615


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.31% 0.46%
Households 0.37% 0.42%
Families 0.76% 0.36%
Median Household Income   4.41%
Per Capita Income   4.18%

Good Thunder, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Good Thunder 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 # 474 48th
Population Density # 310 66th
Diversity Index # 771 14th
Median Household Income # 381 58th
Per Capita Income # 629 31st

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