Northome, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Northome, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Northome had a population of 207 as of July 1, 2017. Northome ranks in the lower 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 Northome is located at latitude 47.8799 and longitude -94.2796 in Koochiching County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northome (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Koochiching County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,437 feet.

The City of Northome (GNIS ID: 2395268) 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 Northome population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Northome: City of Northome, North Home.

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


Total Population 207
Daytime Population: Workers 130
Daytime Population: Residents 104
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 234
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 207
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 137
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $39,640
Average Household Income $48,166
Per Capita Income $22,883


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $85,714
Average Home Value $119,257


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 56
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 0.48% 0.0%
Households 0.61% 0.0%
Families 0.76% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Northome, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northome 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 # 683 25th
Population Density # 760 16th
Diversity Index # 523 42nd
Median Household Income # 832 8th
Per Capita Income # 818 10th

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