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Barnum, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Barnum had a population of 656 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Barnum is located at latitude 46.5053 and longitude -92.6886 in Carlton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Barnum (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carlton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The City of Barnum (GNIS ID: 2394067) 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 Barnum: City of Barnum.

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


Total Population 656
Population in Households 653
Population in Familes 520
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 656
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $53,399
Average Household Income $68,122
Per Capita Income $27,323


Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $207,353
Average Home Value $245,431


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 166
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 0.83% 0.87%
Households 0.65% 0.79%
Families 1.07% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Barnum, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barnum 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 # 451 50th
Population Density # 422 53rd
Diversity Index # 473 48th
Median Household Income # 537 41st
Per Capita Income # 606 33rd

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