Dodge Center, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Dodge Center, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Dodge Center had a population of 3,183 as of July 1, 2018. Dodge Center ranks in the upper 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 Dodge Center is located at latitude 44.0287 and longitude -92.8508 in Dodge County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dodge Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dodge County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

The City of Dodge Center (GNIS ID: 2394540) 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 Dodge Center: City of Dodge Center.

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


Total Population 3,183
Population in Households 3,129
Population in Familes 2,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density2 1,527
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $57,463
Average Household Income $72,840
Per Capita Income $27,617


Total Housing Units 1,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 886 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $144,712
Average Home Value $174,181


Total Households 1,194
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 811
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 2.15% 1.64%
Households 2.18% 1.65%
Families 2.55% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Dodge Center, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dodge Center 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 # 202 78th
Population Density # 133 85th
Diversity Index # 153 83rd
Median Household Income # 412 55th
Per Capita Income # 584 36th

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