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The City of Ashby had a population of 465 as of July 1, 2017. Ashby ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Ashby is located at latitude 46.0952 and longitude -95.8192 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashby (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,296 feet.

The City of Ashby (GNIS ID: 2393997) 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 Ashby 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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Ashby, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 465
Daytime Population: Workers 394
Daytime Population: Residents 253
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 647
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 465
Population in Familes 393
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 851
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $56,308
Average Household Income $83,489
Per Capita Income $36,825


Total Housing Units 247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $149,194
Average Home Value $199,429


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 149
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 0.58% 0.51%
Households 0.62% 0.58%
Families 1.68% 0.4%
Median Household Income   4.45%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

Ashby, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashby 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 # 520 43rd
Population Density # 342 62nd
Diversity Index # 693 23rd
Median Household Income # 412 55th
Per Capita Income # 112 88th

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