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Cobden, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Cobden had a population of 36 as of July 1, 2019. Cobden ranks in the lower 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 Cobden is located at latitude 44.2864 and longitude -94.8489 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cobden encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Cobden (GNIS ID: 2393581) 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 Cobden: City of Cobden, North Branch.

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Cobden, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cobden, MN Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cobden, MN Wealth Index is 107
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 36 (100%)
Population in Households 36 (100.0%)
Population in Families 31 (86.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 36
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,606
Average Household Income $78,690
Per Capita Income $34,764
Wealth Index4 107

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.0% 0.55%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 6.92% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Cobden, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cobden to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 891 1st
Population Density # 876 3rd
Diversity Index # 639 30th
Median Household Income # 430 52nd
Per Capita Income # 253 72nd

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