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Biscay, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Biscay had a population of 111 as of July 1, 2017. Biscay ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Biscay is located at latitude 44.8262 and longitude -94.2743 in McLeod County. The formal boundaries for the City of Biscay (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McLeod County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The City of Biscay (GNIS ID: 2394175) 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 Biscay 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 Biscay: City of Biscay.

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


Total Population 111
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 54
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 60
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 104
Population in Familes 94
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,377
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $79,060
Average Household Income $90,791
Per Capita Income $31,148


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (85.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 6.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $242,857
Average Home Value $281,579


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 35
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 -0.25% -0.18%
Households -0.32% 0.0%
Families 0.81% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Biscay, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Biscay 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 # 791 13th
Population Density # 164 82nd
Diversity Index # 700 23rd
Median Household Income # 89 90th
Per Capita Income # 305 66th

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