Boy River, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Boy River, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Boy River had a population of 49 as of July 1, 2018. Boy River ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Boy River is located at latitude 47.1682 and longitude -94.1242 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Boy River (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,332 feet.

The City of Boy River (GNIS ID: 2394231) 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 Boy River: City of Boy River.

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


Total Population 49
Population in Households 49
Population in Familes 38
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 133
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $47,480
Average Household Income $64,292
Per Capita Income $27,161


Total Housing Units 35 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (37.1%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $206,579


Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 15
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 0.51% 0.8%
Households 0.57% 0.89%
Families 5.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Boy River, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boy River 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 # 880 3rd
Population Density # 767 15th
Diversity Index # 247 73rd
Median Household Income # 693 24th
Per Capita Income # 624 31st

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