The City of Backus had a population of 259 as of July 1, 2017.
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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Backus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Backus: City of Backus.
|Daytime Population: Workers||48|
|Daytime Population: Residents||128|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||176|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.68|
|Population in Households||259|
|Population in Familes||194|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$42,886|
|Average Household Income||$54,524|
|Per Capita Income||$24,541|
|Total Housing Units||191 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||94 (49.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||23 (12.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||74 (38.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,000|
|Average Home Value||$201,344|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||4.75%|
|Per Capita Income||3.62%|
The table below compares Backus to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 640||29th|
|Population Density||# 539||41st|
|Diversity Index||# 602||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 773||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 741||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.