Esko, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Esko, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Esko Census Designated Place had a population of 1,954 as of July 1, 2018. Esko 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 Esko is located at latitude 46.71 and longitude -92.3721 in Carlton County. The formal boundaries for the Esko Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carlton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The Esko Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628675) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Esko Census Designated Place is located within Township of Thomson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carlton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Esko population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 1,954
Population in Households 1,953
Population in Familes 1,732
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 402
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $79,223
Average Household Income $90,841
Per Capita Income $33,293


Total Housing Units 733 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 651 (88.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $233,438
Average Home Value $267,077


Total Households 705
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 559
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.57%
Households 0.39% 0.51%
Families 0.11% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Esko, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Esko 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 # 264 71st
Population Density # 564 38th
Diversity Index # 780 15th
Median Household Income # 108 88th
Per Capita Income # 245 73rd

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