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Freeborn, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Freeborn had a population of 295 as of July 1, 2017. Freeborn ranks in the upper 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 Freeborn is located at latitude 43.7661 and longitude -93.5643 in Freeborn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Freeborn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Freeborn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The City of Freeborn (GNIS ID: 2394819) 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 Freeborn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Freeborn, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 295
Daytime Population: Workers 40
Daytime Population: Residents 117
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 157
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 295
Population in Familes 252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,609
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $60,489
Average Household Income $80,009
Per Capita Income $32,164


Total Housing Units 130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $136,111
Average Home Value $164,109


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.09% -0.27%
Households -0.12% -0.34%
Families 0.49% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   4.43%

Freeborn, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freeborn 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 624 31st
Population Density # 114 88th
Diversity Index # 679 26th
Median Household Income # 295 68th
Per Capita Income # 248 73rd

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