The City of Backus had a population of 262 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Backus is located at latitude 46.8208 and longitude -94.5147 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Backus (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,342 feet.
The City of Backus (GNIS ID: 2394048) 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 Backus: City of Backus.
|Population in Households||262|
|Population in Familes||195|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$45,511|
|Average Household Income||$55,955|
|Per Capita Income||$25,108|
|Total Housing Units||192 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||95 (49.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||23 (12.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||74 (38.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,000|
|Average Home Value||$205,000|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.24%|
|Per Capita Income||3.05%|
The table below compares Backus 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.
|Total Population||# 642||29th|
|Population Density||# 543||40th|
|Diversity Index||# 634||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 744||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 749||17th|
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