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North Branch, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of North Branch had a population of 10,869 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for North Branch is located at latitude 45.5109 and longitude -92.9443 in Chisago County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Branch (see map below) encompass a land area of 35.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. Chisago County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The City of North Branch (GNIS ID: 2395250) 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 North Branch: Branch, City of North Branch.

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


Total Population 10,869
Population in Households 10,733
Population in Familes 8,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 305
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $68,773
Average Household Income $78,068
Per Capita Income $27,983


Total Housing Units 4,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,185 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 676 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $204,222
Average Home Value $225,950


Total Households 3,861
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,745
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 0.86% 1.06%
Households 0.84% 1.07%
Families 0.7% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

North Branch, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Branch 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 # 95 90th
Population Density # 617 32nd
Diversity Index # 499 45th
Median Household Income # 181 80th
Per Capita Income # 561 38th

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