Cobden, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Cobden, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Cobden had a population of 36 as of July 1, 2018. 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 44.2825 and longitude -94.8465 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cobden (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 36
Population in Households 36
Population in Familes 30
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $63,158
Average Household Income $89,098
Per Capita Income $39,362


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 $170,000
Average Home Value $185,938


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 7.79% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   5.08%

Cobden, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cobden 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 # 894 1st
Population Density # 874 4th
Diversity Index # 623 32nd
Median Household Income # 279 69th
Per Capita Income # 95 90th

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