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Onamia, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Onamia had a population of 843 as of July 1, 2018. Onamia ranks in the upper 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 Onamia is located at latitude 46.0706 and longitude -93.6645 in Mille Lacs County. The formal boundaries for the City of Onamia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Mille Lacs County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,263 feet.

The City of Onamia (GNIS ID: 2396066) 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 Onamia: City of Onamia, Gibaakwa'igaansing.

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


Total Population 843
Population in Households 714
Population in Familes 479
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 880
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $29,870
Average Household Income $43,502
Per Capita Income $19,760


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $146,154
Average Home Value $160,976


Total Households 331
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 166
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 -0.49% -0.12%
Households -0.64% -0.18%
Families -0.07% -0.36%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Onamia, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Onamia 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 # 390 57th
Population Density # 333 63rd
Diversity Index # 105 89th
Median Household Income # 902 0th
Per Capita Income # 882 3rd

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