Northrop, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Northrop, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Northrop had a population of 224 as of July 1, 2018. Northrop 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 Northrop is located at latitude 43.736 and longitude -94.4364 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northrop (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The City of Northrop (GNIS ID: 2395269) 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 Northrop: City of Northrop.

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


Total Population 224
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,515
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $59,207
Average Household Income $73,730
Per Capita Income $29,747


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $129,545
Average Home Value $166,279


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 74
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 -0.16% -0.45%
Households -0.12% -0.39%
Families 1.78% -0.55%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Northrop, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northrop 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 # 674 26th
Population Density # 138 85th
Diversity Index # 637 29th
Median Household Income # 372 59th
Per Capita Income # 436 52nd

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