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Carlton, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Carlton had a population of 1,037 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Carlton is located at latitude 46.6638 and longitude -92.4249 in Carlton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carlton encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Carlton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Carlton (GNIS ID: 2393747) 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 Carlton: City of Carlton, Northern Pacific Junction.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Carlton, MN Housing Affordability Index is 157
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

Carlton, MN Wealth Index is 74
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 1,037 (100%)
Population in Households 979 (94.4%)
Population in Families 801 (77.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 58 ( 5.6%)
Population Density 271
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,915
Average Household Income $72,885
Per Capita Income $27,247
Wealth Index4 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 345 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $213,672
Housing Affordability Index3 157
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 415
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 283
Average Family Size 3
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 0.2% 0.31%
Households 0.18% 0.24%
Families 2.66% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Carlton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlton 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 # 363 60th
Population Density # 647 28th
Diversity Index # 570 37th
Median Household Income # 397 56th
Per Capita Income # 656 27th

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