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Nisswa, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Nisswa had a population of 2,021 as of July 1, 2018. Nisswa 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 Nisswa is located at latitude 46.5007 and longitude -94.2978 in Crow Wing County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nisswa (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.78 sq. miles and a water area of 7.56 sq. miles. Crow Wing County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The City of Nisswa (GNIS ID: 2395238) 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 Nisswa: City of Nisswa.

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


Total Population 2,021
Population in Households 2,021
Population in Familes 1,666
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 188
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $68,923
Average Household Income $94,159
Per Capita Income $41,513


Total Housing Units 1,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 772 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 609 (40.5%)
Median Home Value $344,144
Average Home Value $402,332


Total Households 896
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 627
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 0.3% 0.41%
Households 0.27% 0.42%
Families 0.39% 0.35%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Nisswa, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nisswa 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 # 261 71st
Population Density # 711 22nd
Diversity Index # 688 24th
Median Household Income # 180 80th
Per Capita Income # 72 92nd

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