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Bovey, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Bovey had a population of 809 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bovey is located at latitude 47.298 and longitude -93.4051 in Itasca County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bovey (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Itasca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

The City of Bovey (GNIS ID: 2394227) 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 Bovey: City of Bovey.

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


Total Population 809
Population in Households 802
Population in Familes 588
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 354
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $39,927
Average Household Income $49,380
Per Capita Income $20,586


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $94,444
Average Home Value $115,360


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 198
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 0.08% 0.07%
Households -0.04% 0.0%
Families -0.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Bovey, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bovey 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 # 400 56th
Population Density # 597 34th
Diversity Index # 248 73rd
Median Household Income # 838 8th
Per Capita Income # 872 4th

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