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Mahtowa, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Mahtowa Census Designated Place had a population of 414 as of July 1, 2018. Mahtowa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Mahtowa is located at latitude 46.5557 and longitude -92.6295 in Carlton County. The formal boundaries for the Mahtowa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carlton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,152 feet.

The Mahtowa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628685) 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 Mahtowa Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mahtowa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carlton County.

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


Total Population 414
Population in Households 411
Population in Familes 359
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $64,193
Average Household Income $72,780
Per Capita Income $27,635


Total Housing Units 164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (89.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $223,649
Average Home Value $228,571


Total Households 157
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 119
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 1.37% 1.18%
Households 1.22% 1.12%
Families 1.3% 0.99%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Mahtowa, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mahtowa 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 # 554 39th
Population Density # 872 4th
Diversity Index # 725 20th
Median Household Income # 259 71st
Per Capita Income # 580 36th

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